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Trivia Challenge Set to Crown New Champion

Seventh-Annual Smartie Pants Event Returns to OSU Library

October 29, 2012
Story by Austin Bowles, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -The OSU Library will play host to a rousing game of trivia at the seventh-annual Smartie Pants Trivia Night Nov. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Anne Morris Greenwood Reading Room.

Smartie Pants Trivia Night invites teams of eight to compete in a game of trivia and support the Stillwater Area United Way at the same time. The winning team will receive boxer shorts, trophies and bragging rights for the year. Participants will also have chances to win individual prizes in the mystery bonus round. 

“I think every year people really anticipate and prepare for this event.  They are very competitive and really want to win the pair of boxer shorts, the trophy, and most importantly, the bragging rights,” Catalog Librarian Misty Smith said.

The categories for this year’s trivia night are: Games People Play, Current Events, True Crime, Stars on the Sidewalk, It’s Raining Cats and Dogs, Who Wore That?, Name That Tune and a Mystery Bonus Round.

The trivia night is open to everyone. Incomplete teams or single participants will be grouped into eight-person teams upon arrival. The cost is $10 per person or $80 per team.

Hideaway pizza, drinks and desserts will be available for purchase, and all proceeds benefit the Stillwater Area United Way. The event is co-sponsored by OSU Parking and Transit Services.

To enter the event, download a registration form at http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/fall12/registrationform.pdf and return it to Misty Smith, 203 Library or register at the door.

For more information about this event, contact Misty Smith at 405-744-2837 or at misty.d.smith@okstate.edu.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange.  Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all.  As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality  teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/fall12/smartiepants.htm
Last Updated: 29 OCT 2012

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