Booth registration open for Bronco Bash

contact: Deanne Puca
| WMU News
Bronco Bash 2016 logo.

The early registration deadline for Bronco Bash booths is approaching.

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The early registration deadline for booth space at this year’s Bronco Bash at Western Michigan University is Sunday, July 31. Applications submitted after that date will be assessed a $25 late fee and processed pending available booth space. The deadline for late application is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24.

The 36th annual event will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, on the Sangren Pedestrian Mall.

Bronco Bash

Each year, over 450 vendors including student organizations, University departments, local businesses and local organizations participate in Bronco Bash by providing information, involvement opportunities and promotional items to over 20,000 attendees. Bronco Bash is the single largest event held on campus every year. This is a huge part of the Kalamazoo and WMU communities and continues to be a huge success in welcoming new students, as well as returning undergraduate and graduate students.   

New for 2016 is a Snapchat geofilter so attendees can share pictures and videos of the event, as well as a Bronco Bash app with features such as a map of the event, descriptions of the organizations and sponsors, push notifications and trending organizations.

With about 250 Registered Student Organization booths alone, students are exposed to nearly everything WMU has to offer and are encouraged to become more immersed in the university's co-curricular culture. Students are encouraged to interact with the organizations and departments at the event to discover opportunities available to them as a WMU student and as a member of the Kalamazoo community.

Bronco Bash is a student-coordinated event through SALP, WMU's Student Activities and Leadership Programs office.

For more information, including how to apply for a booth, how to volunteer, information on how to be a sponsor and the event policies, visit or contact the student coordinators in the Bronco Bash office at (269) 387-0083.

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