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Drake celebrates annual Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 9

August 5, 2014

Bulldogs unite! Don’t miss your chance to show your Drake University pride at the annual Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 9. Join student-athletes, coaches, staff, alumni, and friends in an all-day celebration. Check out our newest giveaways, and snap a Drake Selfie in front of iconic photos of Drake’s campus using #DrakeSelfie.

The Drake tent will be located on Rock Island Avenue across from Pella Plaza. Giveaways include drawstring backpacks, bulldog hats, and temporary tattoos. New this year will be a giveaway just for our alumni, magnetic picture frames. Join us for the opportunity to receive autographs from your favorite student-athletes and coaches, and grab a limited edition athletics poster and fall sports schedule.

You can also find Drake in the Varied Industries (VI) Building from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. throughout the duration of the fair.

Schedule of appearances on Drake Day (Aug. 9):
9–10 a.m. Drake Cheerleaders
10–11 a.m. Women’s Basketball
11 a.m. – noon Drake Cheerleaders
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Lucey, 2014 Most Beautiful Bulldog (VI Building)
Noon – 2 p.m. Men’s Basketball
6–8 p.m. Volleyball

For more information, contact Renee Sedlacek at 515-271-2454 or