FCS National Championship | Saturday, Jan. 8 | Frisco, TX | NDSU Pep Fest Sponsored by Gate City Bank
NDSU Pep Fest, Presented by Gate City Bank FREE, family-friendly event!
Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 | 3 - 9 p.m. Comerica Center 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco, TX 75034
Kick off the FCS Championship weekend with Bison fans at NDSU’s official Pep Fest, presented by Gate City Bank! This event is FREE for fans of all ages.
FRISCO, TEXAS Aloft Frisco 3202 Parkwood Blvd Frisco TX 75034 Rate: $149 per night Book online or call 972-668-6011 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 23 to receive the discounted rate Canopy by Hilton Dallas Frisco Station 4455 Frisco Green Avenue Frisco TX 75034 Rate: $150 per night Book online or call 469-200-6161 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel and Convention Center 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive Frisco TX 75034 Rate: $179 per night Book online or call 972-712-7200 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 26 to receive the discounted rate Hyatt House 2875 Parkwood Blvd Frisco TX 75034 Rate: $125 – $135 per night Book online or call 972-668-4500 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate Tru by Hilton Frisco/Dallas 2310 Parkwood Blvd Frisco TX 75034 Rate: $154 per night Book online or call 214-705-1500 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 24 to receive the discounted rate Hyatt Regency Frisco 2615 Preston Road Frisco, TX 75034 Rate: $139 per night Book online or call 469-430-2659 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 30 to receive the discounted rate PLANO, TEXAS Aloft Plano 6853 North Dallas Pkwy Plano TX 75024 Rate: $149 per night Book online or call 214-474-2520 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 24 to receive the discounted rate Cambria Hotel 7500 Parkwood Blvd Plano TX 75024 Rate: $125 - $130 per night Book online or call 972-473-9010 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Dallas Plano/Frisco 8585 Angels Dr Plano TX 75024 Rate: $129 per night Book online or call 972-377-5534 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 23 to receive the discounted rate Marriott at Legacy Town Center 7121 Bishop Rd Plano TX 75024 Rate: $215 per night Book online or call 972-473-6444 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate Renaissance at Plano Legacy West 6007 Legacy Dr Plano TX 75024 Rate: $259 per night Book online or call 469-925-1800 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 28 to receive the discounted rate SpringHill Suites Marriott 8401 Angels Dr Plano TX 75024 Rate: $129 - $139 per night Book online or call 469-362-7773 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 23 to receive the discounted rate Staybridge Suites Plano/Frisco 8355 Parkwood Blvd Plano TX 75024 Rate: $142 per night Book online or call 214-474-2156 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate

NDSU Bookstore Frisco Hours and Location

Friday, Jan. 7
NDSU Pep Fest, Presented by Gate City Bank
Comerica Center
2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco, TX
3 – 9 p.m.

View the NDSU Bookstore championship catalog online.

Gear up for Frisco | NDSU Bookstore | www.NDSUBookstore.com

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 2022 NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX For information on the FCS National Championship Game, please visit the NCAA FCS Championship website. Need directions? Visit the venue page on the NCAA website for directions and parking information about Toyota Stadium. Looking for your seats? See the Toyota Stadium seating map on the FC Dallas website.
Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 2022 NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX To purchase tickets through the NCAA, visit the FCS Championship website. Have tickets for sale? Need to purchase tickets? Post on the Bison Football Ticket Exchange.
Travel Charter Packages are managed by NDSU Athletics. For questions regarding air charters, please contact: Tod Ganje Travel Incorporated 218-236-8383 tod@travel-incorporated.com Derrick Lang NDSU Team Makers 701-231-9555 derrick.lang@ndsu.edu * Please note: Packages do not include tickets to the football game.
Would you like to be a part of the NDSU Pep Fest? Many individuals and companies make weekends like this possible. For more information about sponsorship/advertising opportunities, please contact Nicolette Bresnahan by email or call 701.231.6802. Download the 2022 NDSU Pep Fest sponsorship form now.
How do I get my tickets for the NDSU Pep Fest, Sponsored by Gate City Bank? No tickets are needed. This is a FREE, all-ages event. Will there be food and beverages available at this event? Yes! There will be an array of gourmet hot dogs, craft pizza, and burgers. Additionally, the arena offers beverage selections of beer, wine, and spirits at different locations throughout the arena. Where is parking available for the Pep Fest? Parking is available in garage E at Comerica Center for $10. Parking Map Driving Directions What is there to do in the Frisco/Plano area? The cities are very close together — see suggestions for restaurants and more at Visit Frisco and Visit Plano. Have game tickets? Need game tickets? Post on the Bison Ticket Exchange Blog! How do I get to Toyota Stadium? Find directions to Toyota Stadium on the NCAA’s venue webpage. Can I bring a purse or backpack into the Toyota Stadium? Toyota Stadium has a “clear bag policy” in effect. Any bag larger than a small clutch purse will not be permitted into the stadium unless it is a clear bag. Are masks required for the game? Toyota Stadium has recommended masks for attendees. They have created a ‘Contactless Experience’ for all attendees. This means your game ticket will be issued digitally and will be scanned at Toyota Stadium entrances from mobile devices using the AXS app. All parking, concessions, and merchandise in the stadium will be cashless. All major credit cards and debit cards will be accepted. More information regarding health and safety at Toyota Stadium is available on the FC Dallas website. Can I park in the tailgating lot at the Toyota Stadium on Friday night? No. Overnight parking is not available on the Friday night before gameday. Tailgating lots will open on Saturday morning of gameday. Please check the NCAA website for the latest information regarding times. Where are my seats at Toyota Stadium? See the Toyota Stadium seating map on the FC Dallas website. Who were all the teams in the bracket this year? Check out the NCAA website for the 2021 Division I FCS Official Bracket. For Pep Fest inquiries, please contact: Nicole Holden at 701-231-6804 or by email.

NDSU Pep Fest, Presented by Gate City Bank
FREE, family-friendly event!

 
Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 | 3 - 9 p.m. CT
Comerica Center
2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco, TX 75034
Comerica Center has a clear bag policy. Learn more in the policies section of their website.
 

Kick off your FCS Championship weekend with emcee Dom Izzo and former NDSU football players. Hear from: NDSU President Dean L. Bresciani, NDSU Director of Athletics Matt Larsen, NFL Dallas Cowboys and former Bison linebacker Jabril Cox, former Bison quarterback Brock Jensen, and former Bison running back John Crockett! Score giveaway items, boogie down to live music from the Emerald City Band, purchase exclusive Bison wear from the NDSU Bookstore, and enjoy family-friendly activities!

 

Pep Fest Schedule
NDSU Bookstore and Doors Open | 3 p.m.
Live Music from Emerald City Band | 5 p.m.
Pep Fest Program | 7 p.m.
Live Music from Emerald City Band | Until 8:30 p.m.

 

Free family-friendly activities including airbrush tattoos, caricature drawings, mechanical bull-riding, and more will be available for fans throughout the event!

 

Image: Bammie - NDSU | We Are Bison NationImage: 'We're Back!' - NDSU 2022 Division 1 Football Championship Button

The first 1,500 fans will receive a free Bison Nation bammie and the first 3,000 fans will receive the 2022 collector's FCS Championship button — make sure you arrive early!

 

North Dakota Tough. Go Bison! | Gate City Bank

NDSU Bookstore Frisco Hours and Location

 

Friday, Jan. 7
NDSU Pep Fest, Presented by Gate City Bank
Comerica Center
2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco, TX
3 – 9 p.m.

 

*Please note the NDSU Bookstore will not be have a location at the Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center this year.

 

View the NDSU Bookstore championship catalog online.

 

Gear up for Frisco | NDSU Bookstore | www.NDSUBookstore.com

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
2022 NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX

 

Tailgating lots open | 6 a.m. CT
Kickoff | 11 a.m. CT

 

 

For information on the FCS National Championship Game, please visit the NCAA FCS Championship website.

 

Need directions? Visit the venue page on the NCAA website for directions and parking information about Toyota Stadium.

 

Looking for your seats? See the Toyota Stadium seating map on the FC Dallas website.

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022
2022 NCAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX

 

 

To purchase tickets through the NCAA, visit the FCS Championship website.

 

Have tickets for sale? Need to purchase tickets? Post on the Bison Football Ticket Exchange.

Travel Charter Packages are managed by NDSU Athletics.

 

For questions regarding air charters, please contact:

 

Tod Ganje
Travel Incorporated
218-236-8383
tod@travel-incorporated.com

 

Derrick Lang
NDSU Team Makers
701-231-9555
derrick.lang@ndsu.edu

 

* Please note: Packages do not include tickets to the football game.

Would you like to be a part of the NDSU Pep Fest?

 

Many individuals and companies make weekends like this possible. For more information about sponsorship/advertising opportunities, please contact Nicolette Bresnahan by email or call 701.231.6802.

 

Download the 2022 NDSU Pep Fest sponsorship form now.

FRISCO, TEXAS

Aloft Frisco
3202 Parkwood Blvd
Frisco TX 75034
Rate: $149 per night
Book online or call 972-668-6011 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 23 to receive the discounted rate

 

Canopy by Hilton Dallas Frisco Station
4455 Frisco Green Avenue
Frisco TX 75034
Rate: $150 per night
Book online or call 469-200-6161 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate

 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel and Convention Center
7600 John Q. Hammons Drive
Frisco TX 75034
Rate: $179 per night
Book online or call 972-712-7200 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 26 to receive the discounted rate

 

Hyatt House
2875 Parkwood Blvd
Frisco TX 75034
Rate: $125 – $135 per night
Book online or call 972-668-4500 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate

 

Tru by Hilton Frisco/Dallas
2310 Parkwood Blvd
Frisco TX 75034
Rate: $154 per night
Book online or call 214-705-1500 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 24 to receive the discounted rate

 

Hyatt Regency Frisco
2615 Preston Road
Frisco, TX 75034
Rate: $139 per night
Book online or call 469-430-2659 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 30 to receive the discounted rate

 

 

PLANO, TEXAS

Aloft Plano
6853 North Dallas Pkwy
Plano TX 75024
Rate: $149 per night
Book online or call 214-474-2520 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 24 to receive the discounted rate

 

Cambria Hotel
7500 Parkwood Blvd
Plano TX 75024
Rate: $125 - $130 per night
Book online or call 972-473-9010 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate

 

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Dallas Plano/Frisco
8585 Angels Dr
Plano TX 75024
Rate: $129 per night
Book online or call 972-377-5534 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 23 to receive the discounted rate

 

Marriott at Legacy Town Center
7121 Bishop Rd
Plano TX 75024
Rate: $215 per night
Book online or call 972-473-6444 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate

 

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West
6007 Legacy Dr
Plano TX 75024
Rate: $259 per night
Book online or call 469-925-1800 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 28 to receive the discounted rate

 

SpringHill Suites Marriott
8401 Angels Dr
Plano TX 75024
Rate: $129 - $139 per night
Book online or call 469-362-7773 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 23 to receive the discounted rate

 

Staybridge Suites Plano/Frisco
8355 Parkwood Blvd
Plano TX 75024
Rate: $142 per night
Book online or call 214-474-2156 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec 27 to receive the discounted rate

How do I get my tickets for the NDSU Pep Fest, Sponsored by Gate City Bank?
No tickets are needed. This is a FREE, all-ages event.

 

Can I bring a purse or backpack into the Comerica Center?
Comerica Center has a “clear bag policy” in effect. Any bag larger than a small clutch purse will not be permitted into the venue unless it is a clear bag.

 

Will there be food and beverages available at this event?
Yes! There will be an array of gourmet hot dogs, craft pizza, and burgers. Additionally, the arena offers beverage selections of beer, wine, and spirits at different locations throughout the arena.

 

Where is parking available for the Pep Fest?
Parking is available in garage E at Comerica Center for $10.
Parking Map
Driving Directions

 

What is there to do in the Frisco/Plano area?
The cities are very close together — see suggestions for restaurants and more at Visit Frisco and Visit Plano.

 

Have game tickets? Need game tickets?
Post on the Bison Ticket Exchange Blog!

 

How do I get to Toyota Stadium?
Find directions to Toyota Stadium on the NCAA’s venue webpage.

 

Can I bring a purse or backpack into the Toyota Stadium?
Toyota Stadium has a “clear bag policy” in effect. Any bag larger than a small clutch purse will not be permitted into the stadium unless it is a clear bag.

 

Are masks required for the game?
Toyota Stadium has recommended masks for attendees. They have created a ‘Contactless Experience’ for all attendees. This means your game ticket will be issued digitally and will be scanned at Toyota Stadium entrances from mobile devices using the AXS app. All parking, concessions, and merchandise in the stadium will be cashless. All major credit cards and debit cards will be accepted. More information regarding health and safety at Toyota Stadium is available on the FC Dallas website.

 

Can I park in the tailgating lot at the Toyota Stadium on Friday night?
No. Overnight parking is not available on the Friday night before gameday. Tailgating lots will open on Saturday morning of gameday. Please check the NCAA website for the latest information regarding times.

 

Where are my seats at Toyota Stadium?
See the Toyota Stadium seating map on the FC Dallas website.

 

Who were all the teams in the bracket this year?
Check out the NCAA website for the 2021 Division I FCS Official Bracket.

 

For Pep Fest inquiries, please contact:
Nicole Holden at 701-231-6804 or by email.

Presenting Sponsor:

Gold Sponsors:

Leif and Kristen Hemstad

Silver Sponsors:

Dan and Ann Noble

Gilleshammer-Thiele Farms, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors:

John and Kim Erickson

Maureen Ming

Rich and Kelly Sager