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Sport 'Bucky on Parade' brings 85 statues of mascot to Madison

01:33  08 may  2018
01:33  08 may  2018 Source:   foxsports.com

Toledo says it will change mascot to 'Shrek' with 500K retweets

  Toledo says it will change mascot to 'Shrek' with 500K retweets There are a lot of very lame and questionable mascots in college athletics, but the University of Toledo does not have one of them. There’s nothing wrong with a team being called the Rockets, yet the school is willing to make a very drastic change in exchange for a ton of social media activity.Unless, of course, someone is playing a prank.On Tuesday, the official Twitter account for the University of Toledo tweeted a photo of “Shrek” and said the famous DreamWorks character will become the school’s new mascot if the tweet gets 500,000 retweets.If this gets 500k retweets we'll change our mascot to Shrek pic.twitter.

Bucky on Parade was a free public art event featuring 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues throughout Madison and Dane County May 7–September 12, 2018. Local and regional artists transformed these Bucky statues into unique works of art. The Madison Area Sports Commission produced the event.

You saw them everywhere last summer: 85 statues of everyone's favorite mascot , Bucky Badger, decorated in Description: This statue brings the beauty of Wisconsin's Driftless Area to life The 85 Bucky Badger statues on display this summer across the Madison area started out white before the

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Bucky Badger is taking over Madison.

“Bucky on Parade” opened Monday, a public art installation featuring 85 statues of Wisconsin’s mascot positioned around the city and Dane County. The statues — which are all 6-feet tall and weigh around 160 lbs — were designed by local artists, and cover a wide range of both Wisconsin and Wisconsin-related topics.

The full list is pretty impressive.

There’s biker Bucky, robot Bucky, flamingo Bucky, biotech Bucky, lifeguard Bucky, hippy Bucky and tattooed Bucky, to name a few of the more unique varieties.

Toledo says its Twitter campaign to change mascot to Shrek was a hoax

  Toledo says its Twitter campaign to change mascot to Shrek was a hoax Toledo started Tuesday by promoting the possibility to have Disney character Shrek to replace mascot Rocky the Rocket. It later admitted it was a hoax.The tweet said if it received 500,000 retweets the school would change its mascot to Shrek, the green ogre in one of Disney's most popular films.

Bucky on Parade was a free public art event featuring 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues throughout Madison and Dane County May 7–September 12, 2018. Local and regional artists transformed these Bucky statues into unique works of art. The Madison Area Sports Commission produced the event

"Vintage Postcard Bucky " is one of five ' Bucky on Parade ' statues previewed Tuesday. All 85 statues will be unveiled Monday morning at locations throughout Madison and Dane County. You saw them everywhere last summer: 85 statues of everyone's favorite mascot , Bucky Badger, decorated in

Several of the statues are owned by sponsors, while around 30 statues will be put up for auction after the installation ends.

Athletic director Barry Alvarez was even spotted with his own statue, dubbed “Bucky Alvarez.”

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