Time Line

for the mascot search

February 2009 - March 2009
  • Committee discussions and planning
  • Publicize and communicate with the W&M community about the mascot search
  • Finalize requirements and guidelines for mascot idea submissions
April 2009 - June 2009
  • Communication with students, alumni, staff, faculty, parents, friends and others continues
  • Official 90-day submission period for mascot ideas
  • Committee evaulation and review of ideas begins
  • Fun! (stay tuned)
July 2009 - September 2009
  • Committee evaluation and review of ideas complete
  • Final set of mascot concepts determined
October 2009 - January 2010
  • Review for licensing, trademark, legal mumbo jumbo, etc.
  • Renderings of several concepts prepared
  • 3 - 5 mascot options revealed
  • 30-day public comment and feedback period
  • Plan for mascot auditions
February 2010 - March 2010
  • Final concepts to the president
  • Mascot auditions
  • More fun!
April 6, 2010