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Bison Pep Fest scheduled ahead of FCS Championship Game in Frisco, TX


The NDSU Foundation is set to host Pep Fest, presented by Gate City Bank, ahead of this weekend’s Football Championship Subdivision Championship in Frisco, Texas.

The free event is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Grandscape, The Colony, Texas.

Scheduled emcees include Kyle Emanuel and Logan Campbell, and NDSU President David Cook, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, NDSU Director of Athletics Matt Larsen are set to address the crowd. Music will be provided by The After Party and NDSU’s Gold Star Marching Band.

“Bring out your Bison Pride with the NDSU Cheer Team and Thundar,” said Nicole Holden, NDSU Foundation senior director of events and programs. “Bring the whole family. Activities include a balloon artist, airbrush tattoo artist, caricature artist, and even a mechanical bull.”