Community Fest

Community Fest

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Campus Mall

All Barry University students, faculty, and staff are invited to a fun and festive afternoon of student performances, games, food, and team competitions during Barry's Community Fest. Competitions will include musical chairs, bed races, obstacle course, food trucks, novelty and give away items.

For more information, visit or contact the Office of Mission Engagement at or 305-899-3599.

The Founders’ Week tradition celebrates Barry’s history, Catholic identity and Adrian Dominican foundation. Through scholarly and joyful events, we highlight the University’s faithfulness to its Mission and Core Commitments.


Barry Students, Faculty and Staff are encouraged to create teams for this year’s community fest competition! The competition will take place during founders week on Wednesday, November 14th (3pm-5pm) during Community Fest on the campus mall.

The competition includes:

  • Inflatable Obstacle Course,
  • Musical Chairs,
  • Tug-Of-War,
  • Bed Races and more!

6-12 participants are recommended for each team and can be a mix of students and faculty/staff or compromised of just students.

Student groups and resident halls are highly encouraged to participate as well as individual departments and divisions throughout the institution.

Show your Barry Spirit by dressing up in 80’s-gear for this year’s theme!

Deadline to register is Friday November 9th.

Email Campus Recreation Director Eli Olken-Dann ( for more information and to receive your registration packet. Or just stop by Campus Recreation & Wellness (Landon 112). The winning team will receive the prestigious community fest trophy as well as bragging rights across the institution as the Kings of Community Fest!