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Parade & Community Information

The student executive board is thrilled to invite the Vermillion Area Community to the University of South Dakota’s 100th Annual Dakota Days. Held the week of October 5, Dakota Days 2014, will feature a variety of exciting events designed with the University and Vermillion community in mind. Through Coyote pride and University spirit, our goal again this year is to foster community-campus relations, making this year’s Dakota Days bigger and better than ever!

To register for the 2014 Dakota Days Parade, please complete the registration form and return to:

Dakota Days Committee - Student Services
Muenster University Center
University of South Dakota
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069

If you plan on participating in the parade and would like to apply for a sponsorship donation, please complete and return the sponsorship application to the above address. *This donation is only available to student organizations*

Please contact with questions.

Parade Route


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  • Check-in is on the corner of E. Main St. & Norbeck St.
  • Parade line-up will occur in Vermillion High School parking lot and filter out of North parking lot entrance onto Main Street.
  • The parade route begins near corner of Main St. & Prentis St. and proceeds to the corner of Main St. & Washington St. (marked by solid line.)