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"2020 Hobo Day Committee"

What one thing unites campus, community, and over 100 years of Jackrabbits? Say it loud: Hobo Day! The 2021 Hobo Day Committee invites you to help us celebrate our homecoming tradition on October 23. 

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Hobo Day 2020 Video

Hobo Day, the annual homecoming celebration at South Dakota State University, looked different this past fall, but the spirit lives on. Relive your favorite memories of Hobo Day celebrations gone by as you watch a video addressing the 108th year of Hobo Day.

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Catch the replay of the 2019 Hobo Day Parade here:

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Marie Robbins

Marie Robbins Selected to Lead South Dakota State University’s 2021 Hobo Day Celebration

Marie Robbins, a junior majoring in agricultural business and agricultural education, communications and leadership from Elkton, was recently selected to lead Hobo Day, the biggest one-day event in the Dakotas, as the 2021 Grand Pooba.

South Dakota State University Hobo Day Statement

South Dakota State University officials and the 2020 Hobo Day Committee continued to meet over the summer and explore options as pertaining to this year’s Hobo Day celebration.