Campus-wide Johnson Games set for Saturday


More than 1,200 people on 30 teams are expected to participate in the Johnson Games 2000 this Saturday, April 29 starting at 2pm.

All team captains must report to a meeting on Saturday morning at 11:30am in the Student Center's Twenty Chimneys for a briefing; this meeting will include a tour of the venues where the Games will be played. All team participants must register from 1-2pm outside the Johnson Athetics Center, when team shirts will also be distributed.

Changes to rosters should be completed by today and sent to johnson-games@mit.edu">johnson-games@mit.edu. Roster changes may also be made on the day of the Games during registration.

The opening ceremony will be held at 2pm at the rear of Kresge Auditorium, and the Games are expected to conclude by 5:30pm. There will be a post-Games barbecue from 5-7pm, which will include the awards ceremony at approximately 6:30pm. The Games will be held in various indoor locations in the event of inclement weather.

Throughout the Games, there will be activities in front of Kresge Auditorium for children including face-painting, balloon artists, magicians, clowns, jugglers, a moonwalker and maze. The Kresge parking lot will be used in conjunction the Games, so participants should park in other campus lots and garages on that day.

Anyone with questions regarding the Games may e-mail johnson-games@mit.edu">johnson-games@mit.edu, or call Gayle Gallagher at x3-1475 or Ted Johnson at x3-3913.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 26, 2000.


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