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Most Spirited Rebel Competition – Events

Top 10 Contestants

“Painting the Rebel” @ Window Decoration Competition
 

  • Contestants must arrive at the Window Decoration Contest on Monday, Nov. 8 by 11:30 a.m. sharp. You must come decked out in UNLV gear. Points will be awarded based on original dress. Please report to the RPC table, where Annie Atencio will be for check-in.
  • Each contestant must complete a drawing of Hey Reb on an assigned window. Materials will be provided. Points will be awarded based on accuracy, creativity and enthusiasm.

“Introducing the Contestants” @ Campus Rally

  • After the speakers, the top 10 Most Spirited Rebel contestants will be announced on stage. You must come decked out in UNLV gear. No points will be awarded for this event. Meet Annie Atencio behind the stage at 12:40 p.m. for check-in.

“Singing the Fight Song” @ Campfire Social

  • Contestants must arrive at the Campfire Social on Monday, Nov. 8 by 7 p.m. sharp. You must come decked out in UNLV gear. Points will be awarded based on original dress. Please report to the RPC table, where Annie Atencio will be for check-in.
  • Each contestant must sing the UNLV Fight Song. Points will be awarded based on accuracy, creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Six contestants will continue on to the next round based on the scores for the application; original UNLV spirited dress; the most accurate, creative and spirited drawings; and the most accurate, creative and spirited rendition of the UNLV Fight Song. 
  • The contestants with the lowest scores at this point will be dropped from the competition, but are highly encouraged to attend the remaining events of the competition.

Top 6 Contestants

“Ask the Rebel” @ Rebel Variety Show
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., Student Union Ballroom

  • 2 p.m.: The remaining 6 contestants are required to attend this event. You must arrive at the Student Union Ballroom for the Rebel Variety Show Final Rehearsal at 2 p.m. for a run through of your duties. You do not have to come dressed in your spirited attire for the practice.
  • 6:30 p.m.: Please arrive by 6:30 p.m. dressed in spirited UNLV gear. Creativity and originality will count! The audience will help choose the winner by votes, so try to make a REBELIOUS impression! 
  • Every contestant will be asked a series of UNLV trivia questions (3) before performing an original spirited cheer. All contestants will sing the fight song together. Points will be awarded based on the number of questions answered correctly, originality, and enthusiasm!
  • The votes of the Rebel Variety Show judges for “Ask the Rebel”, votes from the Rebel Variety Show audience, and all points accumulated before this event will be tallied and the top four contestants will move on to the next round at Comedy Night.
  • The contestants with the lowest scores at this point will be dropped from the competition, but are highly encouraged to attend the remaining events of the competition.

Top Final Four Contestants

“Dance like a Rebel” @ Comedy Night

  • The final four contestants will be competing in a dance competition that will put the contestants to the ultimate spirited test.
  • Points will be awarded based on participation and how spirited and entertaining each contestant is throughout the dance-off.
  • 6 p.m.: Contestants must arrive no later than 6 p.m. at the RPC table with Annie Atencio for check-in and a full explanation of the dance-off competition and rules.

Most Spirited Rebel Competition Winner

“Proclaim the Most Spirited Rebel” @ UNLV Basketball Game

  •  The final four contestants are required to attend this event. Meet with Annie Atencio outside the student entrance to the arena at 6:30 p.m. sharp, so she can escort you to your assigned area in the arena.
  • 2009-2010 MOST SPIRITED REBEL David Hudnell and Rebel Spirit Director Annie Atencio will reveal the 2010-2011 MOST SPIRITED REBEL. Also, at this time, last year’s winner will present the Most Spirited Rebel with the “Rebel Baton,” which is the highest Rebel Spirit award on campus that belongs to the Most Spirited Rebel.

“Carrying the Baton” @ Homecoming Parade

  • The Most Spirited Rebel will be required to arrive at the parade check-in table no later than 4:15 p.m. The parade itself begins at 5 p.m.. More information about the Parade will be given once the winner is announced at the UNLV Basketball Game.
  • The MOST SPIRITED REBEL will be a part of the Homecoming Parade with the “Rebel Baton” in hand.

“Carrying the Flag” @ Homecoming Football Game Kickoff

  • The Most Spirited Rebel will be required to arrive at the northwest corner of the football field no later than 6:30 p.m.. More information about leading the football team onto the field while carrying the flag will be given once the winner is announced at the UNLV Basketball Game.
  • The MOST SPIRITED REBEL will lead the football team onto the field while carrying one of the UNLV flags.

“Recognizing the Rebel” @ Homecoming Halftime Show

  • The Most Spirited Rebel will be required to arrive at the northwest corner of the football field no later than 10 minutes before the end of the 2nd quarter. More information about the Halftime Show will be given once the winner is announced at the UNLV Basketball Game.

*The number of contestants competing at each stage is subject to change at the discretion of the Rebel Spirit Committee.