Small Flag

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For the other flag, see Big Flag.

Front of the Small Flag (in need of repair)
Back of the Small Flag

The smaller of the band's two flags, this flag is homemade and roughly 1.5ft.x3ft with "RPI" on one side and a picture of Puckman on the other. This flag is run around the Houston Field House every time the Engineers score a goal.

Prior to the 2004-2005 season, the flag was passed from one member of the band to the next, along with a wet floor sign which served as it's holder. The person who possessed the flag was charged with bringing it to the game and with making sure that someone was lined up to run it. At the end of the 2003-2004 season, it was passed to Andrew Bickford who had recently been elected manager and was already busy waving the big flag during goal celebrations. As a result of these facts and a lack of storage space in his room, the flag came to take up residence in West Hall with the band's instruments.

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The Replacement Flag

During the 2006-2007 season, the flag was taken by a member of the crowd after one of the hockey games. It wasn't recovered until several weeks later when Steve Camillieri found it in an apartment in the RAHPs. In the interim period, another smaller flag was fashioned out of felt as a replacement.

Keepers of the Flag