The Honors College is hosting a Humans versus Zombies tag tournament on March 25 through April 1.
Laura Young, the Honors college event coordinator, came up with the idea for the event. She’s receiving assistance from those in Honors college in preparation for the tournament, including the help of Raiden Sawyer, senior English major from Oklahoma City.
Sawyer has had a helping hand in spreading notice of the event across campus. He said that Young was the one who decided it would be a great idea to bring the tournament back, as it has been held several times previously within the last three to four years.
“The biggest reason for putting on this event is just how great it is at providing opportunities to make friends. I am close friends to several people to this day who I met through Humans vs Zombies freshman year,” Sawyer said.
This tag tournament will take place over the course of an entire week and registration will only be open to Honors students.
The game starts with a single person on the zombie team and everyone else will be on the human team.
The human team will have socks to throw at the zombie team. If a zombie member is tagged by a sock, that player must momentarily sit out of the game.
If a zombie team member tags a human team member, then the player tagged will convert to the zombies’ team.
“Players will not be allowed to play in buildings, but other than that, humans will be running from zombies between classes, on the way to chapel and during the evenings when we have special goals for each team to try to complete,” Sawyer said.
The goal of the game is for the human players to stay human for as long as they can and for the zombie players to tag all the human players.
“To everyone, I would suggest to always be on the lookout for fun events like these across campus,” Sawyer said. “They are a great way to get to know people and are definitely worth the effort.”