The entire GT community! (students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families)
Students, faculty, staff, alumni and families are invited to a open celebration for the founding of FirstGen, an organization that supports first generation college students.
Trivia, tournaments, music, popcorn and cotton candy, door prizes and a silent auction will all raise funds to support the organization's GradFund.
Come get our FirstGen Kickoff Lanyard and get 20% OFF your purchase at Yogli Mogli!
Sponsored By: Georgia Tech Student Foundation, RHA, BuzzFunds, Reid’s Auto Repair (reids-auto.com)
We need at least 20 volunteers to assist during the 3-hour event. Volunteers will be asked to work in 30-45 minute shifts during the event and are required to attend a meeting for volunteers on January 31st at 11am in room 321 Student Center. Food will also be provided. Volunteers will also receive a special edition shirt for the event.Volunteer here! http://www.firstgen.gtorg.gatech.edu/events/kickoff/
Online tournament registration will open 8am January 30th and remain open until 11:59pm February 5th. This is only to reserve your spot in the tournament.
There are individual/ single player tournaments in table tennis, bowling, and (8 ball) billiards. Each tournament will have a winner. All 3 winners will participate in a fair tie breaker (not related to any of the tournaments played) that will decide if they are 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place winners. There is a $2 registration fee for each participate. Cash, check, and BuzzCard accepted! This money will go towards our GradFund. Rules and Regulations for the tournament are available here. There is a 16 player limit for table tennis, 8 player limit for 8 ball billiards, and 18-30 players for bowling.
- First Place: Gold G.I Skull Candy Headphones
- Second Place: iPhone 4/4S Otterbox Case
- Third Place: GT Apron
Silent auction will be an opportunity for anyone to bid on items to be donated by local restaurants and companies. Cash, check, and BuzzCard accepted! Some of the companies that will be donating are listed below:
- Chach Keez
- Chow Baby
- Tin Lizzy’s
Any and all monetary donations during this event through the silent auction and donated on site during the event will go towards the GradFund.
We are accepting monetary donations up to January 21st to assist covering the cost of the event. Please visit our “Donate” page for information on financial donations.
We are also seeking donations for drinks and items for the auction that could be auctioned off. Any items donated to the event must be obtained by January 31st. More information to come!
Donors will be recognized on this site, Facebook, and Twitter as well as during the actual event.
Any companies that donate will also have the opportunity to have their business and logo listed on our site and for business cards, flyers, or other forms of minor advertising accompany their donations during their event.