Hot Dog Caper Frankly Irresistible

Hot Dog Caper Frankly Irresistible
Kellie Francis eats a hot dog during last year's Annual Hot Dog Caper event.

Are you craving a hot dog or two? It's that time of year again! The campus community is invited to enjoy free food and entertainment at the 22nd Annual Hot Dog Caper on Thursday, Sept. 29, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in University Park.

The Cal Poly Pomona Foundation Inc., Associated Students Inc., Facilities, Planning & Management and Pepsi-Cola Co. co-sponsor the as a way of bringing the campus community together at the beginning of each fall quarter.

This year's Hot Dog Caper will also include a performance by The Big Pill ( from noon to 1 p.m. in University Park, an event hosted by ASI Bronco Events & Activities Team (B.E.A.T.). The band's music is described as a musical hybrid of jazz, hip-hop, rock, ska and Jamaican.

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty members, including university President Michael Ortiz and his wife, Betty, will volunteer to work the line serving free hot dogs, vegetarian dogs, chips, soft drinks and ice cream sandwiches.

Nearly 12,000 hot dogs were consumed at last year's Hot Dog Caper.

For more information on the event, contact Kathy Ramsey, event chair and assistant to the executive director of the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, at (909) 869-2959.