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Dia de los Muertos Team Registration Form

9th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration of Life Team Registration Form

Oct. 23-26, 2018

All Proceeds Benefit WTAMU Student Scholarships

The 2018 WTAMU Dia de los Muertos - Celebration of Life will include the following events:

  • Saturday, October 20 from 9-5:  Ofrenda (see below for details) installed by participants in the Panhandle Plains Historical Museum.  October 24 – Judging of ofrendas and award of trophies

Grand Champion Ofrenda
2nd Place Ofrenda
3rd Place Ofrenda
Hispanic Heritage (reflecting Traditional culture)
Most Creative Ofrenda
Community Champion (awarded to “non WTAMU” participant)
People’s Choice

  • October 23-October 26 - Area schools invited to view the ofrendas and attend an interactive presentation on the cultural significance of Dia de los Muertos
  • October 26

Gala Reception (5-7 pm) - Panhandle Plains Historical Museum featuring the music of Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Micky Cruz (Cash Bar)

Gala Dinner (7-10 pm) – JBK Legacy Hall featuring dancing to the music of Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Micky Cruz (Tickets $75 including Gala Reception and Dinner; Cash Bar)


Ofrenda Requirements:

  • Each ofrenda will be provided one table.
  • Each ofrenda must include a written description of the ofrenda, its significance to the participant(s) and the names of participants. 
  • Participants may not use any flame (for example, candles) or electricity.
  • Participants may not attach any item to the walls, floor or displays in the Museum.
  • Participants may not incorporate any substance that will stain or damage carpeting, walls or displays in the Museum. (Participants are responsible for any damage caused as a result of their entry.) 
  • All food items must be wrapped in plastic.  NO FRESH FRUIT!
  • All ofrenda must be disassembled and the immediate area left clean and free of debris on Saturday, October 28 from 9 am - noon.

All registration forms must be submitted by October 15.
Register Early – Number of participants is limited.

By submitting the following registration form, I agree to comply with all terms of registration and participation.