​College Royal Weekend – University of Guelph Open House

Mar 13, 2017

If you’re unsure about what College Royal is or you’ve never been, it’s the largest university open house event of its kind in North America. Every March, the University of Guelph hosts and open-house for the general public which attracts thousands of visitors every year. It is great family fun and for children of all ages to experience an educational day learning about animals, the human body, and all things science.

The Open House lists a bunch of great events and contests that are exciting, educational, and free!

  • Livestock Show
  • Dog Show
  • Cat Show
  • Old Mac’s New Farm
  • Junior Tractor Rodeo
  • Square Dancing
  • Flower Arranging
  • Tug of War and Logging
  • Art Show
  • Pancake Flip
  • Chilli Chow Down
  • Seeds and Forages Competition

Who is College Royal for?

It’s for everyone! Whether you’re considering attending the University of Guelph in the fall, or you’re a family with young children, College Royal is a great showcase for the university and all the things you can learn and get your hands on as a student. There are many science related exhibits to learn about animals and the human body, as well as fun events like the chilli chow down, dog and cat shows.

Want to Help?

A great way that you can get involved is through volunteering, which as College Royal says, “it's hard work, but it's also a lot of fun!” Help out at the pancake flip, tug of war contest, or get your dancing shoes on (or cowboy boots) and hit the square dancing show! Get involved and have fun while doing it, check out this page for details - http://www.collegeroyalsociety.com/get-involved.html

Want to Participate in an Event?

If you’re interested in participating in one of the events, the College Royal website says:

“Whether you are a photographer, artist, cat enthusiast or a chef, there really is a way for everyone to get involved with College Royal!”

If you love College Royal and think you could be a great addition to the open house, then sign-up and participate! - http://www.collegeroyalsociety.com/event-sign-up.html

Category: March 2017

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