Quad Day by the numbers

By Emily Scott

Gryphon Poll

Around 20,000 people are expected to attend Quad Day.

There are over 1,000 registered student organizations at UIUC.

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     Almost 700 RSOs will be represented at Quad Day.

     Around 600 tables will be used at Quad Day.

     Quad Day has been in existence for 44 years, with the first Quad Day in 1971.

     18 RSOs will
    perform live demonstrations, including the Fencing Illini and Illini

     17 different live
    performances, from RSOs such as the Illinois Rip Chords and the Illini Swing
    Society, will take place.

     12 p.m. to 4 p.m. is when Quad Day will take place.  

     Around 10 to 15 new RSOs will be present at this year’s Quad Day.

    8 food vendors
    will be in attendance, including Jamba Juice and Qdoba.

    5 months of
    planning went into the organization of Quad Day this year.

    1 misting tent
    will be available for students to cool off.

    Source: Office of Registered Student Organizations

    Compiled by Emily Scott

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