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

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 renee.sedlacek@drake.edu.