10 Apr 2015

Slugfest 2015 , An All-Day Beach Festival

Slugfest 2015 , An All-Day Beach Festival

SlugFest 2015 is right around the corner, are you going? In addition to live music, great food, and a little friendly competition of sand volleyball, you could win the chance to raise money for the charity of your choice.  The gentlemen of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at UNC are pumped to throw this extravaganza.

Sounds interesting right? Read on to find out how you can impact the lives of others all in good spirit and fun.

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Tiffany Square
College Chefs

 

“The Nicest Day in Chapel Hill” An All-Day Beach Festival
 
Chapel Hill, NC - April. 6th, 2015 – The brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon at the University of North Carolina are pulling out the sandals and slapping on sun screen in preparation to their 33rd annual Slugfest event, being held on April 18th, at 207 W. Cameron Avenue in Chapel Hill. This all-day (around noon to midnight) event which features live music and volleyball action, is all in good spirit and fun while supporting a really great cause…and it’s on a beach...sort of!
 
SlugFest is an annual event held each April by the NC Delta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon on the university campus. According to the chapter's Philanthropy Chair Josh Campbell, "SlugFest is the premier spring semester philanthropic event hosted by a single Greek organization on campus. Originally started as a charity softball tournament between Greek organizations, the event has since morphed into an all-day beach music festival, generally open to the public, and has featured acts such as Hootie and the Blowfish and Dave Matthews”.
 
This year’s musical lineup features MTVU’s first ever College Artist of The Year “The Lonely Biscuits” and a five-piece acoustic-electric band called “Campfires And Constellations”. Along with some great tunes and inviting atmosphere, you can expect to chow down on really great food and sand between your toes.
 
In addition to raising money, the fraternity is receiving cash & in-kind donations from their food service provider & premier sponsor, College Chefs LLC; in addition to other, local sponsors including Mill House Properties, Four Corners, Toppers Pizza, and Campbell Productions.  
 
If you were ever interested in giving back, this could be your ticket; furthermore, it costs $15 per player (includes a shirt) with a minimum of four players on a team, with the winning team being granted $1,000 contribution to the charity of the winning team's choice. The event will be held on April 18th, starting around noon and finishing up around midnight. Want to join the fun but not play? No problem, tickets are only $5 at the door. Signup for SlugFest is happening now; email campbejt@live.unc.edu to sign up your team, you can also find out more details here: www.collegechefs.com/SlugFest2015 .
 
 


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