Student section during a football game - B-O-D-S flags

What is an Ichabod?


Contact mascot program manager Amanda Hughes at 785.670.2153.

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Are you Friends with Ichabod?
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Ichabod Washburn has more than 4,000 friends on Facebook. Are you one of them?

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Learn from a mascot master

Dave Raymond's Mascot Bootcamp logo -- words in camo

Washburn will be hosting a Dave Raymond Mascot Bootcamp July 25-27.

Learn more about how you can participate to grow your skills in mascot performance.

  • Tuition is $399 and includes lunch.
  • Email Amanda Hughes for information about low-cost accommodations on the Washburn campus.

Want to wear the suit?

Watch for information in the spring about tryouts for the 2015-2016 school year.

Eligibility Requirements

All Washburn mascot performers are current Washburn students, or will be when they begin performing.

About tryouts

  • Tryouts for the 2014-2015 school year were held Wednesday, Feb. 26.
  • Mascot performers were selected based on their appropriateness and entertainment value.

Tryout Applications  |  Tryouts Flyer PDF icon


Mascot performers receive $650 per semester.
Mascot assistants receive $450 per semester.

All About Ichabod: Birthday: Aug. 11, Height: 6 ft, Weight: "Muscle weighs more than fat." Position: Keeper of Washburn Spirit. Favorite Food: Ichadogs! Favorite Song: Washburn Fight Song.

Ichabod in action
Ichabod and company at Lee Arena for Yell Like Hell

Ichabod performing at Homecoming 2011 Yell Like Hell.

Ichabod Mascot Alumni

2012-2014 - Cortney Deneen

2010-2012 - Clinton McDonald

2009-2011: Mitchell Peitz

2009-2010: Blake Bryant

Were you Ichabod?

We're trying to create a record of everyone who has worn the suit. Please contact Amanda Hughes with your name and school years and any photos of the costume.

Email Amanda Hughes