Valley Ballyhoo & Week of Welcome

WOW 2017

Valley Ballyhoo

Valley Ballyhoo takes place on the UC Lawn and Central Plaza each fall during opening weekend. With music, inflatable yard toys, food vendors, and entertainment, Valley Ballyhoo is one of the largest and most dynamic student events offered on campus!  Dozens of student organizations, community vendors and organizations are on hand to provide information and giveaways to new and returning students. More than 5,000 students attend the event each year.

August 19, 2017
UC Lawn & Central Plaza

Registration Information:

  • Please Note: There are no more tables or spaces available for Valley  Ballyhoo.
  • All registrations must be done online and are first-come first-served.
  • Specific requests will be considered but are not guaranteed.
  • There are no sales or solicitations of any kind allowed at Valley Ballyhoo. Only information and giveaways are permitted.
  • Power is not available for Valley Ballyhoo tables.
  • Tents will not be provided but you may bring one so long as it is small enough to cover only your table and not interfere with the group next to you. Maximum tent size allowed is 10'x10'. You MUST also bring weights for your tent or you will be asked to take it down.
  • For each WCU Department and Recognized Student Organization who registers, ONE table and TWO chairs will be provided at no cost. We cannot provide additional tables or chairs due to limited resources. For off-campus and community organizations/vendors who register, ONE table and TWO chairs will be provided at a cost of $15.00 OR you may bring ONE table (8' or smaller) and up to two chairs for no charge.
  • Only ONE table per registered group is allowed; this applies to ALL groups. Requests for additional tables or chairs for a single group will NOT be granted.
  • Animals are not allowed at the event as part of an exhibit.
  • The layout of tables is organized to optimize the flow of attendants at the event. Table preferences/requests will be honored when possible but are NOT guaranteed.
  • Registrants may arrive to begin setting up their table no earlier than 3:00pm the day of the event. Check-in will not be available before 3:00pm. You MUST bring a PRINTED copy of your confirmation email to check-in.
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