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Courtesy: WMU

Hall-a-pa-hoopla is December 1st

Courtesy: WMU
Release: 11/27/2012
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What WMU Residence Hall can bring the most students to a WMU Men's basketball Game? Will it be Ackley/Shilling, perhaps the Big Three, or maybe even the WMU Apartments?
We will see come Saturday, December 1st when the Broncos host Oakland University for the inaugural HALL-A-PA-HOOPLA. Game time is at 2:00pm (doors open at 1:00pm)

This game is especially for WMU Students living in residence halls and WMU Apartments. Declare your hall or WMU Aparment affiliation at the game and the complex with the largest representation (based on percentage or residents) wins a FREE TACO BAR for up to 250 people from Qdoba. Make sure you declare early, as the first 1,000 students to declare their hall will receive a $5 meal deal coupon from Qdoba.

In addition, all residence hall and apartment students will have the opportunity to win some great prizes throughout the game, including $250 deposited to your student account

Other prizes include:
  • $25 gift card to WalMart (5)
  • $5 gift card to Cottage Inn (5)
  • $35 gift card to Erbelli's
  • $5 gift card to Big Apple Bagels
  • Bronco Basketball t-shirt (3)
  • and much more

At halftime, Buster Bronco will host a Mascot Basketball Game and three residence hall/apartment students will be chosen to officiate.


  • Make sure you stop by the registration tables inside the student gate and give the WMU Sports Marketing staff your name and hall
  • At this time you will also receive your official "Hall-a-pa-hoopla" enter to win form. Make sure you fill that out and turn it into the prize table to be eligible to win the prizes and/or officiate Buster Bronco's Mascot Game
  • You must declare your hall by the 10 minute mark of the 1st half for your attendance to be accepted. The winning hall will be announced during the 2nd half
    • Ackley/Shilling
    • Bigelow
    • Britton/Hadley
    • Burnhams
    • Davis
    • Draper/Siedschlag
    • Eicher/LeFevre
    • French
    • Garneau/Harvey
    • Harrison/Stinson
    • Henry
    • Hoekje
    • Zimmerman
    • WMU Apartments: Elmwood/Goldsmith Valley/Stadium Drive/Spindler
    • Western View

Did someone say FREE FOOD? No?! Well there will be FREE FOOD while supplies last. Both Qdoba and Cottage Inn will handing out samples to students prior to the game, so get here early.

prior to and during the game we would love to hear from our students

Make sure you follow @wmubroncofans on twitter and tweet us during the game.

We want to see the game from the student's point of view. We are looking for photos, reactions about the event, and shout-outs to the team. All photos will be put up on Western Michigan University Athletic's official facebook page and we will also compile all the tweets using Storify.

Remember ALL WMU STUDENTS receive FREE admission with Bronco ID