(Jan. 14, 2011)--As part of UTSA Homecoming 2011, the Campus Activities Board will sponsor the "Best Dressed Door and Office Contest." As part of the festivities, faculty and staff can decorate their doors or departmental offices -- and it's not too late to enter -- the entry deadline is noon, Friday, Jan. 21.
The theme is "Capture the Cardinals, Battle in the Birdcage," and the homecoming men's basketball game is against Lamar University. The winners must show the most UTSA spirit, creativity and use of the homecoming theme.
Decorating can begin Monday, Jan. 24 and must be completed by Friday, Jan. 28. Judging will be place Jan. 31-Feb. 2. Downtown Campus/HemisFair Park Campus and Main Campus/University Heights winners will be announced at Rowdy Rampage on Friday, Feb. 4. Plaques will be awarded in multiple categories.
>> To enter the competition, complete the Best Dressed Door and Office Contest online form by noon, Friday, Jan. 21.
For more information or if you have problems with the online form, contact Francisco Lugo at 210-458-4728.
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