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A long-running Cal Poly greek life tradition has arrived again: Greek Week. And with this year’s “Hunger Games” theme, it’s going to be a week of intense competition.
The week-long event, beginning Monday, is both a competition among the different greek organizations on campus and a chance for the organizations to raise money for philanthropic causes.
According to Panhellenic Special Events Coordinator Jenny Jacobs, the teams will have the opportunity to raise money for local restaurants, the Children’s Miracle Network and the Lucia Mar school district through the week.
Here are seven big Greek Week activities.
1. Football at the complex
Time: 5-10 p.m.
Place: Damon-Garcia Sports Complex
What: Greek teams will throw the pigskin.
2. A talk on the true meaning of life
Time: 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Place: Spanos Theater
What: After the football games, Corey Ciocchetti will speak to students about his life experiences and how they taught him that life’s meaning isn’t just about attending school and making money.
3. Eat rubber! Dodgeball at the Multi Activity Center
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Place: Multi Activity Center (MAC)
What: Greek teams pelt each other and dodge their way to victory at dodgeball matches in the MAC.
4. Basketball at the gym
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Place: Recreation Center upper courts
What: The competition hits the hardwood.
5. More fútbol
Date: Thursday and Friday
Time: Tournament matches are Thursday from 5-8 p.m.; finals are Friday from 1-6 p.m.
Place: Recreational Center turf fields
What: After the greek teams play football on Monday, they return for more fútbol action. The soccer matches will be played tournament-style, with the finals on Friday.
6. Day at the beach
Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Place: Pismo Beach
What: Sun and sand.
7. Lip syncing the night away
Time: 4-8 p.m.
Place: Chumash Auditorium
What: To close out the week, greek teams will lip sync their hearts out to beat the competition.