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Color Wars

Established in 2015, Color Wars is a paint fight between the odd and even classes. The event included music, a water slide, and cold treats for participants and supporters! Bring your white t-shirts, running shoes, throwing arm, and let’s go to battle! *Bring your Spider card

Friday, September 1, 2017!
4 p.m.
River Road Fields (behind 1700 block)
Class of 2018 & 2020 vs. Class of 2019 & 2021

Past Color Wars Winners

2015 - Class of 2016 & 2018
2016 - Class of 2018 & 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

When Is the Color War?
The battle will take place Friday, August 26, 2016, at 4pm at River Road Fields.
What if it rains?
We will monitor the weather conditions for the event and send out any updates if needed the day of the event.
Is the paint wet or dry?
The paint for the fight is wet paint.
What do I wear?
Wear white t-shirts, comfortable running shoes, and clothes you don’t mind getting paint on.
Do I need my Spider card?
Yes, please bring your Spider card to check into the event.
If I don't participate in the paint fight, is there something for me to do?
Yes, the event has refreshments, music and of course you can capture great footage of this epic paint fight. Be sure to cheer your class on.
What do I need to bring?
We highly recommend that you wear white clothing that you don’t mind getting paint on and, of course, YOURSELF! If you would like to bring a plastic bag to keep your keys and cell phone in, please do; we will not provide this.
How much does it cost?
The event is absolutely free; all you will need is your Spider card to check in!
What do I get when I check in?
You will check in using your Spider card, and you will receive a cup to throw the paint with and goggles to protect your eyes.
Who wins in the color war?
There will be judges, made up of campus-wide people, who will decide the winner.
Can I bring my pet?
We love animals, but unfortunately, we ask that you leave your animals at home.