Event Guide for the Back to Banks Bazaar
The Back to Banks Bazaar promises to the be an incredible event! Here are a few tips for getting the most out of the two-day celebration!
In addition to the amazing food (including Lenten fare on Friday) and exciting game booths on both days, be sure to check out the following features:
Sign in at the Welcome Tent!
Current Students who sign in at the Welcome Tent get a coupon for a free order of french fries (available Friday and Saturday) and a chance to win $25 in drawing held every hour (available Friday and Saturday). Alumni who sign in get a coupon for a free soft drink or water. New Students who sign in will receive a Jesuit gift. Faculty and staff will receive $10 in Blue Jay bucks to enjoy the event.
Catch March Madness Action
On Friday and Saturday, March Madness games will be televised on every TV in the Student Commons and outside on the Drago’s Oysters firetrucks. And the timing is perfect for Saturday! With Saturday festivities starting at 11 a.m., catch all of LSU’s 2nd-round game on CBS at 11:10 AM CST here at the Bazaar!
Blue Jay Bucks
Blue Jay Bucks, the official currency of the Back to Banks Bazaar, can be purchased with cash, check, or credit card. An ATM machine will be available on campus for those needing cash.
|Auction Booth – This booth has a tremendous variety on the auction boards: a Jesuit pirogue, restaurant gift cards, Jesuit themed items, Jesuit summer camps registration, hotel stays, and a variety of art. There is also a Bike Raffle available at $5 per chance.||Grand Raffle – The $5,000 award winner will be announced after the drawing at 6:00 p.m. The proceeds from this raffle help to defray tuition and operating costs at Jesuit which benefits all Blue Jays.|
|Plant Booth – At this booth a host of horticultural goodies are for sale: pots, succulents, hanging baskets, flats of flowers, orchids, garden décor, topiaries, house plants, vegetable plants, and small fruit trees.||Picture Auction Booth – On offer at this booth are many pieces of Blue Jay memorabilia: signed photos of the today’s Blue Jay sports and co-curricular teams.|
|Frozen Food Booth – Bazaar guests can purchase their favorite dish or entrée for any easy meal for the family.||T-shirt Booth – Bazaar T-shirts are available for purchase for $10 per shirt. This year’s handsome, heather gray Bazaar T-shirt features the new Bazaar logo, which will remain the primary image for the new two-day event for years to come.|
|Sweet Shoppe – Get your fill of cakes, cookies, pies, and other desserts at the Sweet Shoppe.||Grab Bag Booth – At this booth, spending $5 guarantees one of many gift item valued at $10 or more.|
|Boutique – The Bazaar Boutique will feature yard signs and other hand-crafted boutique items for sale.|