DEFENDER DAYS

Schedule

Defender Days Schedule

Thursday

3–5 p.m. Early Bird Registration, Campus Center

7:30 p.m. Fall Theatre Production: Godspell, Te Paske Theatre (located in Sioux Center High School, two blocks north of the campus entrance on 7th St.)

10 p.m. Praise and Worship, Campus Center
 

Friday

6:45 a.m. Business Connections Breakfast, Campus Center. Brian Vos (’85) Our featured speaker, Brian Vos from The Wine Group, will talk broadly about “stewardship” in today’s business world, sharing some examples on how a conscious focus on stewardship manifests itself in the business model, structure, value, and culture of The Wine Group.

8 a.m.–7 p.m. Registration Open, Campus Center

8 a.m.–3 p.m. Visit Classes

9:30 a.m. Campus Tour, meet at registration in the Campus Center Lobby.

11 a.m. Chapel, B.J. Haan Auditorium

2 p.m. Campus Tour, meet at registration in the Campus Center Lobby.

3 p.m. Small Music Festival, B.J. Haan Auditorium

4:30 p.m. The Goheen Gallop 5k Fun Run, All Seasons Center

5 to 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception, lower level of the Campus Center. Here’s a place to meet your student’s family and friends or reconnect with former classmates and acquaintances. It’s a DYI reunion. We’ll provide the venue and snacks; you call, text, FB or tweet your plans.

5:30 p.m. Classes of ’90–’93 25-Year Class Reunion, President’s Home

7 p.m. Men's Varsity Volleyball, De Witt Gymnasium

7 p.m. Fall Music Festival, B.J. Haan Auditorium. Concert includes Campus-Community Band, Concert Band, Chamber Orchestra, Chorale, and Concert Choir. A freewill offering received.

7:30 p.m. Blades Hockey, All Seasons Center

10 p.m. Late Night with the Defenders, De Witt Gymnasium

10:30 p.m. Dordt Improv, B.J. Haan Auditorium


Saturday

8 a.m.–Noon Registration Open, Campus Center

8:45–10:15 a.m. President's Brunch, Rec Center (Open to all)

8:45–10:15 a.m. Siblings' Brunch, Campus Center

10:30 a.m. Sowers Lacrosse Alumni Game, soccer practice field

11:15–12 p.m. DC Broader Vision Seminars

11:30 a.m. Campus Tour, meet at registration in the Campus Center Lobby.

12-1 p.m. Tailgate (donations go to support PLIA), football field parking lot

1 p.m. Women's Volleyball Alumni match, De Witt Gymnasium

1 p.m. Women's Soccer v Nebraska Wesleyan, soccer field 

1 p.m. Football Game vs. Midland, football field

2 p.m. Fall Theatre Production, Godspell, Te Paske Theatre (located in Sioux Center High School)

2 p.m. Organ Showcase, B.J. Haan Auditorium

3:15 p.m. Men's Soccer v Morningside, soccer field

3:30 p.m. JV Women's Volleyball v Hastings, De Witt Gymnasium

4:15 p.m. Blades Hockey Game, All Seasons Center

5:00 p.m. Volleyball v Hastings, De Witt Gymnasium

5:00 p.m. Defender Nation Dinner, lower level of the Campus Center. Distinguished Alumni will be recognized.

7:30 p.m. Men's Basketball Alumni Games, De Witt Gymnasium

7:30 p.m. Fall Theatre Production, Godspell, Te Paske Theatre (located in Sioux Center High School)

9 p.m. Praise and Worship, lower level of the Campus Center

9:15–10:30 p.m. Ice Cream Social, Dining Hall