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Battle On The Border 2018

Sunday, September 16th, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

International Peace Gardens

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Note: This event takes place in Boissevain, Manitoba.

BU students at the International Peace GardenBattle on the Border will occur on Sunday, September 16th, 2018 at the International Peace Gardens. Fifty students and staff from Brandon University travel to the International Peace Gardens to battle fifty Minot State University students and staff in an epic battle on the border of dodge ball. Students tour the gardens, play dodge ball, enjoy a BBQ meal and then return to campus. (Teams will be made up of 5 males and 5 females to each team. If you have a team mate request, please note that on your registration form.)

Travel to the International Peace Gardens, the BBQ lunch, a Battle on the Border t-shirt and your transportation home (don’t worry we won’t leave you there) are FREE! All you need to do is come and have fun!


  • 1:00 pm — Bus departs from the front of Clark Hall
  • 2:00 pm — Arrive at the International Peace Gardens, sight see until games begin
  • 3:00 pm — Games begin (team round robin style tournament followed by Canada vs USA)
  • 4:30 pm — Free dinner is served. (hotdogs, burgers, chips and pop)
  • 5:45 pm — Group picture with all students
  • 6:00 pm — Bus leaves from International Peace Gardens
  • 7:00 pm — Arrive at Brandon University

You will need a passport or Government Issued photo I.D. to attend and must show it before boarding the bus and need to sign a waiver to secure your spot on this highly coveted Orientation Event! Please fill out the BOTB Sign up and Waiver 2018 and return to Rebecca in the Student Services, AE McKenzie (there are also blank ones for you there). In the past we have taken 100 students and this year we are only taking 50; so please get your forms in as soon as possible! If you have any team mate requests, please note those on your form and we will do our best to accommodate you.

*Students under the age of 18 can participate, but will need to complete an informed consent form before the bus departs!

Brandon University is committed to being an accessible institution. To ensure that any event is available to all who are interested in attending, please advise us in advance of any accessibility considerations. Accessibility contact: communications@brandonu.ca


Sunday, September 16th, 2018
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Rebecca Driedger


International Peace Gardens
10939 Highway 281
Boissevain, Manitoba R0K 0E0