The Cyclone Tailgate Tour, a traveling caravan featuring coaches, student-athletes, spirit squads, Cy, interactive games, inflatable attractions for kids, and door prizes makes stops across CyclONE Nation.
The events are free and open to all fans and friends of the Cyclones.
“This has been our way for us to get out in the state and say ‘thanks,’” Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard said. “We (the athletics department) get to do what we do because of what Cyclone fans allow us to do. These events continue to be great ‘friendraisers’ and an excellent chance to build up our next generation of Cyclones with young children.”
Every year, the Cyclones give something back to each community by making visits to local hospitals, schools, community centers, and sometimes unsuspecting fans. We are continuing this trend by declaring this tour our Making a difference across CyclONE Nation! We are looking for Cyclone fans who are making a difference in their communities. Please share people you know who are having a positive impact in your community firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to reward this individual with a little gift bag from Cy! Be sure to include contact information and what City and County they are impacting.
The Iowa State culture is well represented amount our great coaches and staff. These events offer an opportunity to interact with coaches Paul Rhoads, Bill Fennelly, Fred Hoiberg, Kevin Jackson and Christy Johnson-Lynch along with our Athletics Director, Jamie Pollard and the voice of the Cyclones, John Walters! The atmosphere is great for the young and young at heart as we have interactive games, inflatables, tons of great door prizes, official Iowa State logo apparel by Cy’s Locker Room, affordable concessions, photo ops with Cy and our student-athletes. and an early evening with a drop-in-as-you-please program.
Mark your calendars for the 2013 Cyclone Tailgate Tour dates in your area. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each event.
2013 Cyclone Tailgate Tour Evening Stops
May 13 - Bettendorf, Waterfront Convention Center – 5:30 p.m.
May 14 - Cedar Rapids, NewBo City Market - 5:30 p.m.
May 15 - Waterloo, National Cattle Congress – 5:30 p.m.
May 21 – Omaha, Henry Doorly Zoo - 6 p.m.
May 22 - Okoboji, Arnold's Park Pavilion – 5:30 p.m.
May 23 - Clear Lake, Surf Ballroom - 5:30 p.m.
2013 Mid-Day Stops
May 13 – Pella, Bos Landen Golf Club – Noon
May 14 – Dubuque, Best Western Convention Center – Noon
May 15 – Iowa Falls, Highland Golf Club – Noon
May 21 – Carroll, Carroll Golf and Country Club – Noon
May 22 – Sioux City, Sioux City Convention Center – Noon
May 23 – Fort Dodge, Fort Dodge Ford Toyota – Noon