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Spirit Week Competition Rules

Please keep in mind that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all events are subject to change, cancellation, or relocation as federal, state, and local guidelines evolve. For the most up to date information, visit the Drexel University Coronavirus Website.

Spirit Week is our student competition where all Drexel Dragons are invited to compete and earn points for their college/school, with the opportunity to win prizes* at certain events. Learn more about the events below. Select the following button to RSVP to attend or participate. Additional details, including information on how to participate, will be emailed to you after you RSVP.

*Prizes sponsored by XFINITY On Campus, our partner for streaming services!

RSVP To Attend or Participate

Overarching Competition Rules

  • Students will compete individually to win points for their academic college/school. Each event will have individual winners who will receive prizes and points for their academic college.
  • You MAY NOT be a member of multiple teams!
  • All requirements of the Dragon Pledge must be followed. This includes wearing a mask and social distancing.
  • Designs, performances, acts, general event behavior, etc. should be tasteful and not include obscene language or offensive imagery. This includes, but is not limited to, racial, ethnic, or sexual orientation slurs.
  • Designs, performances, acts, general event behavior, etc. may not reference or contain images of alcohol, drugs, nudity, or explicit sexual content.
  • No team member during any event should be found disrespecting and/or arguing with any judges, hosts, students, or professional staff. If you have questions or concerns during or after the event, you may address them to Shawn Riley, Coordinator, Intramural Sports, at sdr96@drexel.edu or Becca Spinks, Student Organization Financial Advisor, at rks73@drexel.edu.
  • Failure to comply with any of the above rules may result in disqualification.
  • In no way should the University be represented in a bad light and all University policies and standards are to be abided.

Competition Events and Rules

Bonfire – Cancelled Due To Impending Inclement Weather

Scavenger Hunt – February 2, 8 a.m.–8 p.m. ET, Virtual and In Person

This is a can't-miss event. Compete virtually or on campus for a chance to win a prize. There will be an on-campus and virtual winner.

Scavenger Hunt Event Details: Tuesday, February 2 throughout the day, 8 a.m.–8 p.m. ET

Registration Process:

  • RSVP on DragonLink to participate in the Spirit Week Competition.
  • Download the GooseChase app.
  • Create an account.
  • Sign and submit your waiver.

Rules:

Rule 1: You must create a profile through GooseChase

  • You must use your Drexel email address.

Rule 2: All submissions must be received by 8 p.m. ET.

Rule 3: Social distancing and mask wearing must be followed at all times

  • Failure to uphold the Dragon Pledge will result in disqualification.

Scoring:

  • The top three individual winners will receive prizes.
  • Colleges/schools with multiple participants will only receive points for the highest placed finish. Points for colleges/schools are as follows:
    • 1st Place overall: 100
    • 2nd Place overall: 90
    • 3rd Place overall: 80
    • 4th Place overall: 70
    • 5th Place overall: 60
    • 6th Place overall: 50
    • 7th Place overall: 40
    • 8th Place overall: 30
    • 9th Place overall: 20
    • 10th–14th Place overall: 10
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Virtual Variety Show – Wednesday, February 3, 8 p.m. ET, Zoom

Participants will provide videos showcasing their talents in this Spirit Week Competition event. Even if you're not in the show, this will be an event you don't want to miss. In addition to the judge's choice, be sure you're there to cast your vote as part of the People's Choice. Examples of potential acts: Original song performances, skit, performance of talent (such as jump roping or yo-yoing), etc.

Virtual Variety Show Event Details: Wednesday, February 3 at 8 p.m. ET

Rules:

  • Entering Video
    • Video must be sent via email in an easily readable file by Wednesday, February 3 at 5 p.m. ET to rks73@drexel.edu.
    • The email should be labeled as "Virtual Variety Show – (Your Name)."
    • In the body of the email, please include your academic college name.
    • Participants must stay in the designated area on the stage during their performance.
  • Your video can be recorded using platforms such as TikTok, Instagram Reels, etc.
  • You may include additional people in your video, but social distancing and mask wearing is required at all times.
  • No obscene language or profanity may be used. This includes, but is not limited to, racial, ethnic, or sexual-orientation slurs.
  • Each individual can send only one video for judging.
  • Videos cannot be longer than 60 seconds.
  • Videos cannot be posted on personal accounts until after the event.
  • Videos will be played for judges and the Drexel community at 8 p.m. ET.

    Grading

    Judges Rubric

    • Guidelines: 10 points
      • All performers must meet the criteria of the contest by:
        • Adhering to all guidelines listed in the Rules and Regulations
        • Submitting all necessary materials within the deadline
    • Creativity: 30 points
      • Personality
      • Originality
      • Creative use of props, costumes, scenery, etc.
    • Drexel Spirit: 30 points
      • Positive use of Drexel University in talent
    • Quality: 30 points
      • Use of platform
      • Video editing

    People's Choice

    • Popular Vote:
      • Most votes will come from the Drexel community during the live event. This winner receives an individual prize, but this does not count toward academic college/school points.

    Total Points Available: 100 points
    Scoring

    • The top three individual winners will receive prizes based on the criteria above.
    • Colleges with multiple participants will only receive points for the highest placed finish. Points for colleges are as follows:
      • 1st Place overall: 100
      • 2nd Place overall: 90
      • 3rd Place overall: 80
      • 4th Place overall: 70
      • 5th Place overall: 60
      • 6th Place overall: 50
      • 7th Place overall: 40
      • 8th Place overall: 30
      • 9th Place overall: 20
      • 10th–14th Place overall: 10

Quizzo – Thursday, February 4, 8 p.m. ET, Zoom

Quizzo Details: Thursday, February 4, 8 p.m. ET

Check-In Process:

  • Students must RSVP on DragonLink by Monday, February 1 to participate in Quizzo.
  • Participants should sign in 10 minutes prior to the start of the event to get assigned to their team.
  • Rules:

    • Players
      • Players must be registered to play prior to joining the Zoom call. 
    • Equipment 
      • Players must have their own computer or mobile device. 
      • Players must have Internet connection.
    • Game Play 
      • The link to the quiz will be placed in the chat. 
      • Once all teams have entered the quiz, the countdown clock for the quiz will start. 
      • It is recommended to use mobile devices to enter the quiz and answer questions. 
      • Players and spectators can watch the leaderboard on the Zoom call. 
      • Games will consist of three rounds of trivia. 
      • Each round will have between 8–15 questions. 
      • Questions will be short answer or multiple choice. 
        • Spelling counts in the short answer questions. 
      • Scoring will be based on correct answers and timing of answers. 
      • The platform will maintain scoring for each round. 
      • After each round, calculations are made to determine standings for teams. 
      • The winner is declared after tallying scores from all three rounds. 
    • Tiebreakers 
      • Finish in the 3rd round – Player with the highest place finish in the 3rd round will be declared the winner.
      • Finish in the 2nd round  – If the first tiebreaker is not met, the player with the highest place finish in the 2nd round will be declared the winner.
      • Finish in the 1st round  – If the second tiebreaker is not met, the player with the highest place finish in the 1st round will be declared the winner.
      • If we still do not have a winner after those tie breakers, we will go into a random question final round between the tied players. 
    • Timing 
      • First round will start once everyone has entered the quiz. 
      • After 10 minutes past the start time of the event, players who have been unable to enter the event will be disqualified from the first round. 
      • If those players are able to join the quiz in subsequent rounds, they will be eligible to play.  
    • Sportsmanship 
      • All individuals participating in Spirit Week events are subject to the Drexel University Office of Student Conduct's policies and Code of Conduct. Issues of harassment, violence, disorderly conduct, or detrimental behavior will be reported and handled according to University protocol. 

      Scoring:

      • Colleges with multiple teams will only receive points for the highest placed finish.
        • 1st Place overall: 100
        • 2nd Place overall: 90
        • 3rd Place overall: 80
        • 4th Place overall: 70
        • 5th Place overall: 60
        • 6th Place overall: 50
        • 7th Place overall: 40
        • 8th Place overall: 30
        • 9th Place overall: 20
        • 10th–14th Place overall: 10

Homecoming Basketball Game – Sunday, February 11 at 1 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Philly+/FloSports

Support our Drexel Dragons as they take on the University of Delaware in the Daskalakis Athletic Center! The Homecoming Basketball Game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Philly+ and FloSports, and you are encouraged tune in.