Register to participate in Parade for the Decades

All Shockers and friends are invited to participate in the annual Shocktoberfest parade at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6.

You can register to participate in any of the following ways:

  • Walking/dancing
  • Decorated vehicle
  • Float
  • Inflatable

The theme is “Parade for the Decades,” and there will be four $500 prizes for the following categories:

  • Wu’s Winner: Entertainment on Point
  • Best Use of the Theme
  • Most Creative
  • People’s Choice Award

The parade will launch just east of the John Bardo Center on WSU’s Innovation Campus and will end at Braeburn Square. Immediately after the parade, the Shocktoberfest Patio Party will be held in Braeburn Square, and all are invited to attend. Parade winners will be announced at the Patio Party.

Students can also enter the Spirit Competition for a chance to win $1000, $500 or $250 in prize money. Teams must have at least eight current students on their rosters, attend events and participate in the parade. The $25 entry fee for groups competing in the Spirit Competition will be waived by Student Engagement, Advocacy & Leadership.

Shocktoberfest runs Oct. 2-8 and is WSU’s annual fall celebration of Shocker spirit and pride. The multi-day series features events, activities and competitions coordinated by the Office of Student Engagement, Advocacy & Leadership with support from the Student Activities Council and several campus partners. See the full list of events online.