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A State Holiday? Iowa vs. Iowa State

By Jill Hamilton on September 6, 2012 in Just for Kicks


Football season is in full swing and this weekend is the game we have all been waiting for! Saturday, September 8, the Cy-Hawk trophy is on the line in the rivalry match-up between Iowa & Iowa State. Here in the beautiful state of Iowa, everyone has their team. Whether you are a loyal Cyclone fan or a loyal Hawkeye fan, you have been excited for this game since the thrilling upset at last year's game.

Just like every other Iowan, you must have a special place in your heart for the fun you will have during this game. Whether it is tailgating with your buddies or getting your grocery shopping done in a jiffy, every Iowan knows this is the weekend of the ultimate rivalry game. Some may even call this Saturday an unofficial state holiday!

In fact, Delta Dental of Iowa is so excited for this year's schedule of Iowa and Iowa State games we wanted to include the fans in our excitement. Delta Dental's Smile Cam will feature the hashtags #CycloneSmile and #HawkeyeSmile so you can tweet us your best game day smiles! We will feature 1 photo the day after each game on our Facebook page! Join in the fun and send your best smiles to @DeltaDentalIA on Twitter.

As we watch our two home state teams duke it out for bragging rights for the year, we thought a fan competition was in order.

Delta Dental of Iowa has posed the question: Whose team has the winning smiles? Click here to visit our Facebook page and vote for your team's fans. Your vote will also enter you into a random drawing for a $100 gift card to Scheel's so you can stock up on your teams gear!

Good Luck to both Iowa & Iowa State at this year's unofficial state holiday!