While Iowa State student numbers drop noticeably in the summer, our campus visitors data spikes. Here's a quick rundown of some of the larger groups heading our way -- and when.
|Group||Date||Participants||Staying on campus|
|Iowa Funeral Directors Association convention||May 12-15||400||no|
|Alumni Days||May 15-16||275, senior alumni||no|
|Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games||May 22-24||2,700, all ages||yes|
|Odyssey of the Mind World Finals||May 28-31||8,000, youth elementary-college plus 7,000 family members||yes|
|Orientation: Fall 2014||June 2-July 3||5,500+ freshman and transfer students||yes|
|Future Problem Solving Program International Conference||June 12-15||2,500, youth grades 4-12||yes|
|USA Track & Field Iowa Association Junior Olympic Championships||June 21-22||1,000||no|
|Iowa Reading Association Conference||June 24-25||850 IRA members||no|
|Iowa 4-H Youth Conference||June 24-26||1,000, high school||yes|
|National Junior Disability Championships||July 5-12||200-250, ages 7-22, physical disabilities||no|
|BravO National Dance & Talent Competition||July 7-13||1,000, all ages||no|
|Iowa Summer Games||July 11-13, July 17-20 (main weekend), July 25-27||14,000 over 3 weekends, all ages, youth and adults||yes|
|Farm Progress Show||Aug. 26-28||no|
If you have a large group (100+) coming to campus this summer, send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll add it to the list.