Day at the Beach- Employee BBQ 2019

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Diego walking down the beach with a surfboard below the words "Summer Fun!"
A group of USD employees gathered in front of a poster stating "USD Employees are the Best!"
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The annual Community BBQ is our way of showing appreciation for our amazing employees. Faculty, staff, and administrative employees and their families are invited to this event filled with entertainment, games, contests, and delicious food.
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Day at the Beach- USD Employee BBQ

Friday, June 7th

USD Employee BBQ

1:00–4:00 PM, Valley Field

  • Musical Chairs- Join us for Musical Chairs! We’ll be looking for eight kids ages 10–17 for the first game and 13 USD employees for the second game. You never know what to expect with this game, but it is pure entertainment. If you have never seen or played this game, you are in for a treat!
  • Photo Booth- The photo booth is back! Stop by the mobile photo booth with your family and friends and use the props to create a memory that will last a lifetime!
  • Lawn Games- Giant Jenga and Connect Four will be available to play!
  • For the Kids- Bring your little ones to the kids area to play in the Bounce House. It even has a slide! They can jump, slide, and wear themselves out! Parents and legal guardians are responsible for their children while using the Bounce House. 

Spirit Week

Let’s celebrate employee appreciation and show our Torero spirit all week long! Take a look at the special events we have planned. Come join us!

Cornhole Tournament

  • USD’s First Annual Employee Cornhole Tournament is here! First Round of play begins Friday, May 31st and games will be played between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM on the grass below Colachis Plaza. A limited number of spaces are available for teams of two and you must be pre-registered to participate.
  • Cornhole Tournament Sign up form

Monday, June 3rd

  • CHR Picnic on the Plaza - Bring your lunch and a towel or blanket and join other USD employees for lunch on the grass below Colachis Plaza and cheer on our Cornhole participants.
  • Cornhole Tournament - Round 1 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM 
  • Pop-up Fitbit Challenge
    • Stay tuned to our USD Fitbit group app for a message about this fun challenge! If you haven’t signed up for our USD Fitbit Challenges yet, please visit the USD Fit Bit website.
    • USD Fitbit Program website

Tuesday, June 4th

  • Amazing Race

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Wednesday, June 5th

  • CHR Donut Social - 9:00 AM at Colachis Plaza. Come enjoy donuts and conversation with other USD employees.
  • Cornhole Tournament - Round 2 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Thursday, June 6th

  • 50/50 Day
    • 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, Colachis Plaza
    • Purchase some 50/50 drawing tickets and enjoy a 50/50 bar on us! Tickets are two for $1.00 or 12 for $5.00. The drawing will take place at the BBQ on Friday, June 7th. 
  • Cornhole Tournament - Round 3 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Canvas Painting
    • 5:30-6:30 PM, La Gran Terraza Patio
    • Come get creative with a professional artist that will lead us step-by-step in recreating a featured painting. This event is for employees only and space is limited.
    • Register for Canvas Painting

Friday, June 7th

  • Day at the Beach- USD Employee BBQ
  • Cornhole Tournament - Semi-finals and Finals

CHR@USD 50/50 Raffle

The Community of Human Resources (CHR@USD) 50/50 Raffle tickets will be on sale starting Monday, June 3rd-Thursday, June 6th. You can purchase your tickets in the Department of Human Resources (Maher Hall, Room 101), from one of our CHR representatives, or on the day of the BBQ at the CHR table. Tickets are two for $1 or 12 for $5.

Employee Gift Pick-Up

You will have the have the option to skip the line at the BBQ by picking up your gift earlier in the week! Stop by our table on Paseo de Colachis on Monday, June 3rd-Thursday, June 6th between 11:00 AM–1:00 PM to pick up your complimentary gift. Employee must be present and provide their USD ID. One gift per employee while supplies last. You can purchase your 50/50 Drawing tickets too!

Reminders for the BBQ

  • Per USD policy: no pets, please. (Service animals permitted.)
  • Appropriate footwear must be worn at all times to ensure your safety. Flip flips are not recommended.
  • Parking will be available in the Mission Parking Structure.
Diego Torero Shaking Hands with Child
Group of USD Employees Enjoying the BBQ
USD Employees and Guests in line for Photo Booth