Advancement & Public Services

Rocky on Parade

November 2016

  • 30  Open call for sponsors
  • 30  Artist invitations released

January 2017

  • 7 Sponsor enrollment  

March 2017

  • 31  Artist submissions due to Bill Howard

April 2017

  • 3  Review of all artist submissions by the Rocky on Parade committee
  • 19 Artist draft
  • 26 Artist contract sent

May 2017

  • 12  Contracts must be signed by artists and returned

June 2017

  • 2  Last day to pick up bulldogs

August 2017

  • 21  Completed bulldogs delivered to HPA to receive clear-coat finish

September 2017

  • 21  Rocky on Parade unveiling celebration at Town & Gown event
  • 30  All bulldogs will be showcased in the WIU Homecoming Parade
  • 30  Bulldogs will make an appearance at halftime during the football game

November 2017

  • 4  Bulldogs to be delivered to their final locations