Arrowhead’s DECA Prepares for December 3rd Marketing Night

Lindsay Martin, Reporter

On Friday, December 3, the Arrowhead Boys Varsity Basketball Team will play their first home game of the season.  They will be playing against Catholic Memorial.  Tipoff is at 7:00 pm, but Christmas and Disco theme activities will begin at 5:30pm.  


The theme of the night is Disco, but the event will feature some holiday activities as well.  Arrowhead fans are asked to wear disco attire to show support and school spirit.


A few features of the event include:

-Milwaukee Bucks singer Ben Tajna singing National Anthem

-Free Disco Marketing Night T-Shirts to first 150 Arrowhead fans

-Local mascot entertainment, including a dance-off at halftime

-Rocky Rococo’s pizza and breadsticks (and mascot)

-Just Dance Video Game Contest/Booth

-Letters-to-santa writing

-Disco music 

-Disco style photo booth

-Frozen Yogurt From YoMama’s In Brookfield

-In-game promotions and giveaways

-Over 100 t-shirts given away from the launcher


Steve Melzer is the event coordinator. 


He says eh has “been doing the Marketing Nights at Arrowhead now for fifteen years.”  


This year, he has been guiding his Sports and Entertainment Marketing Classes through planning the event since early November.  


Melzer says is most looking forward to seeing “the result of all the planning and organizing.”


Kyle Staus is Arrowhead’s DECA president.  He has been on the DECA team since sophomore year.


He says he has a large role in the planning of this event.  


He says, “Being president, [I preside] over and delegates close to everything.  [I am] also the MC of the game leading the program.” 


He says that the DECA team has been planning the event for about a month and a half, but has increased focus as the event gets closer.  


Staus says he is “most looking forward to everyone DECKED out in their DECA gear!”


The following marketing night will take place on December 10th, and will be a red-out theme.