2014 Blue Demon Day Set for Feb. 22
Jan. 29, 2014
CHICAGO – DePaul University has selected Saturday, Feb. 22 as the Blue Demon Day for the annual gathering of members of the University community throughout the nation and world to show DePaul pride. The men’s team hosts Marquette followed by the women’s team against Butler.
On the 2014 Blue Demon Day, DePaul invites all members of the University community – alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends – to come together and show how proud you are to be a Blue Demon as the men’s basketball team takes on Marquette in a 1 p.m. game at Allstate Arena before the women’s team faces Butler at McGrath-Phillips Arena at 7 p.m.
In addition to the fans in attendance at the game, Blue Demon Day will be celebrated at various locations around the country. Bring the blue by sporting your DePaul gear and help cheer the team to victory from Allstate Arena or at one of the game-watch locations across the nation. Celebrate together on Blue Demon Day by participating in game-watches in the following cities:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Kansas City, Mo.
Manhattan Beach, Calif.
New York City
Chicagoland alumni can join in the festivities at a pregame reception at Allstate Arena's Skyline Room to mingle with fellow fans and get in the Blue Demon spirit.
Prior to Blue Demon Day on Feb. 22 a number of events are scheduled to take place on campus. On Wednesday, Feb. 19, students can watch the men’s team play at Xavier at the DePaul Student Center’s in the Lounge at Brownstone’s Annex. There will be free food and raffle prizes for all DePaul students in attendance.
The Blue Demon Bash is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 20 from 5-7 p.m. in McGrath-Phillips Arena with various activities planned for students and the men’s and women’s basketball teams.
At both of Saturday’s games, all DePaul students in attendance will get a special “Blue Demon Day” t-shirt in a partnership between Blue Crew and Residential Education.