FCS National Championship | Sunday, January 8th | Frisco, TX | Presented by Gate City Bank
FCS National Championship | Sunday, January 8th | Frisco, TX | Presented by Gate City Bank

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

 
Join fellow Bison fans at the NDSU Pep Fest, presented by Gate City Bank! Look forward to:
  • An amazing program to get hyped before the game with the NDSU Cheer Team
  • Family activities throughout the Grandscape
  • High-energy live music from the Gold Star Marching Band and The After Party
  • Food and beverage available for purchase

Plus, the first 2,000 attendees will receive a FREE Gate City Bank stadium bag — perfect for game day — from our sponsor, Gate City Bank!

 
Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 | 3-6 p.m. CT
Grandscape
5752 Grandscape Blvd., The Colony, TX 75056
 

Celebrate another Bison FCS Championship appearance at the Grandscape. The Grandscape is a brand-new, one-of-a-kind outdoor entertainment, dining, and shopping destination and is anchored by the world’s largest SCHEELS store.

Check out all there is to do:
Dining
Entertainment

 

The first 2,000 fans at the Pep Fest will receive a FREE Gate City Bank stadium bag!

 

Horns Up, Bison Nation! | Gate City Bank Field | Gate City Bank

PLANO, TEXAS

Cambria Hotel
7500 Parkwood Blvd.
Plano, TX 75024
Rate: $159
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 by Marriott
8585 Angels Dr.
Plano, TX 75024
Rate: $120
Book online or call (972) 377-5534 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
Book by Dec. 28 to receive the discounted rate.

 

Marriott at Legacy Town Center
7121 Bishop Rd.
Plano, TX 75024
Rate: $239-$339
Book online or call (972) 473-6444 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
To reserve a suite at $339, click here.
Book by Dec. 23 to receive the discounted rate.

 

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Dallas Plano/Frisco
8401 Angels Dr.
Plano, TX 75024
Rate: $129
Book online or call (469) 362-7773 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
Book by Dec. 22 to receive the discounted rate.

 

 

FRISCO, TEXAS

Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel and Convention Center
7600 John Q. Hammons Drive
Frisco, TX 75034
Rate: $189
Book online or call (972) 712-7200 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
Book by Dec. 28 to receive the discounted rate.

 

Hyatt House
2875 Parkwood Blvd.
Frisco, TX 75034
Rate: $140-$150
Book online or call (972) 668-4500 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
Book by Dec. 28 to receive the discounted rate.

 

Hyatt Regency Frisco
2615 Preston Rd.
Frisco, TX 75034
Rate: $159
Book online or call (469) 598-1235 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block
Book by Dec. 28 to receive the discounted rate.

 

 

THE COLONY, TEXAS

Courtyard by Marriott
5917 Stone Creek Drive
The Colony, TX 75056
Rate: $119
Book online or call (214) 469-2525 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
Book by Dec. 23 to receive the discounted rate.

 

Fairfield by Marriott
5909 Stone Creek Drive
The Colony, TX 75056
Rate: $109
Book online or call (972) 370-7732 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
Book by Dec. 23 to receive the discounted rate.

 

Homewood Suites by Hilton
3750 Bargain Way
The Colony, TX 75056
Rate: $154
Book online or call (469) 388-1120 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
Book by Dec. 26 to receive the discounted rate.

 

Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton
3650 Plano Parkway
The Colony, TX 75056
Rate: $139
Book online or call (469) 362-1111 and ask for the NDSU Foundation room block.
Book by Dec. 26 to receive the discounted rate.

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

 

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

NDSU Bookstore Frisco Hours and Location

 

Friday, Jan. 6, 2023 | 11 a.m.-10 p.m. CT
Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 | 8 a.m.-10 p.m. CT

 

Marriott at Legacy Town Center
7121 Bishop Rd., Plano, TX

 

*Please note: The NDSU Bookstore will not have a location at the NDSU Pep Fest, presented by Gate City Bank.

 

View the NDSU Bookstore online catalog.

 

Gear up for Frisco | NDSU Bookstore

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023 | 1 p.m. CT
2023 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.

Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023 | 1 p.m. CT
2023 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, TX

 

 

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

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 Setareh Campion by email or call 701.231.6812.

 

Download the 2023 NDSU Pep Fest sponsorship form.

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

 

Where do I park for the Pep Fest?
You will find ample FREE parking either in surface lots surrounding the north side of the center or in the multi-story parking garage on the south side. Once you’ve parked, enjoy your Grandscape experience while you explore in a safe pedestrian-friendly center.
Grandscape parking map

 

Will there be food and beverages available at this event?
Yes! Grab food from one of the dining options surrounding the Grandscape stage. Additionally, beer and wine will be available for purchase at different locations around the Grandscape stage. There’s something for everyone!

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

Having trouble with your mobile ticket?
Here is your mobile ticket guide.

 

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

 

For Pep Fest inquiries, please contact:
NDSU Foundation Events at 701.231.6800 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

Presenting Sponsor:

Green Sponsors:

Leif and Kristen Hemstad

Gold Sponsors:

Leif and Kristen Hemstad

Green Sponsors:

Leif and Kristen Hemstad

Supporting Sponsors:

Gilleshammer-Thiele Farms Inc.
John and Kim Erickson
Rich and Kelly Sager

John and Kim Erickson

Maureen Ming

Rich and Kelly Sager