5K Run/Walk - Sponsored by the American Kennel Club
Want a good way to get up and move after traveling?
Join the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and the American Kennel Club for a 5k (3.1 miles) around the college and veterinary hospital. Run/walk to compete against other schools and bring the prize home.=!
Join us at the start line Saturday March 18th at 7:30am.
Course and other details will be sent out to event registrants.
Sign up here: 2023 UIUC SAVMA Symposium 5K Run/Walk (google.com)
Bovine Palpation - Sponsored by UdderTech
Put your bovine palpation skills to the test in a three-part team competition. Show your knowledge with a written test, lab practical, and palpate live cows.
Join us Saturday, March 18 from 7am-Noon at the UIUC Dairy Farm.
Details about location and meeting time will be distributed to registrants. Teams are limited to 5 people max (4 participants, 1 alternate). View the rules sheet here.
Registration for bovine palpation will close on Friday, March 10th. Sign up here: 2023 UIUC SAVMA Symposium: Bovine Palpation (google.com)
Triage Competition - Sponsored by Hippo Vet
Calling all future ER vets for Hippo Vet's Triage competition, where the patients aren't real and the points don't matter! Splitting into even teams, students in the Triage Competition are given a packet of information containing 8 different cases that are arriving at the hospital at the same time. Each group also gets a scoring sheet to turn in. Then they must review each case and put them in order of priority.
Join Hippo Vet on Saturday, 3/18 from 12:00-12:50PM in the Lincoln Ballroom.
Sign up here: 2023 UIUC SAVMA Symposium: Triage Competition Sponsored by Hippo Vet
Cornhole - Sponsored by MedVet
Are you looking to take a break from the world of vet med? Do you want to engage in some friendly competition against your future peers? Are you interested in showing off some school pride and bringing back home bragging rights? Then sign up to compete against other schools in the Midwest's favorite lawn game: Bags! Teams of two are required. Gameplay will be standard or house rules (bust), depending on how many teams sign up. Some knowledge of the game is recommended, but all levels of experience are welcome!
Join us on Saturday, March 18th from 2-4pm in front of Heritage Hall.
Sign-up here: 2023 UIUC SAVMA Symposium: Cornhole Tournament Sponsored by MedVet
Tug of War
Are you ready to compete with other schools in a feat of strength? Join us for a tug-of-war tournament where only the strongest team can win! Minimum of four people per team.
Event will take place on Saturday, March 18th at 11:00am outside of Heritage Hall. Further details will be sent out to registrants.
Sign up here: 2023 UIUC SAVMA Symposium: Tug of War (google.com)
Poisonous Plant Discoveries
Are you a poisonous plant fanatic?
We're not LEAF-ing you behind. Visit the UIUC Poisonous Plant Garden for a quick identification competition and tour. Do you and your team think you can identify all poisonous plants? Do you think you can solve plant based cases?
Join us Sunday March 19th from 10:00am-12:00pm, we're ROOTing for you!
Details about location and meeting time will be distributed to registrants. Teams are limited to 4 people max.
Sign up here: 2023 UIUC SAVMA Symposium: Poisonous Plant Discoveries (google.com)
Test your equine aging skills at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Anatomy Lab. Work independently or as a team of 2 to correctly estimate the age of some of our specimens.
This competition is ongoing on Sunday, March 19th so stop by when at BSB and give your aging skills a shot. Details and answer log will be sent to registrants.
Sign up here: 2023 UIUC SAVMA Symposium: Equine Teeth Aging (google.com)
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