Fast facts

League: NCAA Division II FCS

Team: North Dakota Fighting Hawks

Head Coach: Kyle Schweigert

Team Mascot: The Fighting Sioux

Year Opened: 2001

Capacity: 12283

City / State: Grand Forks / North Dakota

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Nickel Trophy

Rival Team: North Dakota State Bison

The rivalry between North Dakota and North Dakota State dates back to 1894 and is always one of the Fighting Hawks biggest games of the year when it's played. The winner of the rivalry game takes home not only bragging rights but also the Nickel Trophy giving the game extra importance. The rivalry is currently only played sporadically because the two teams are in different conferences. However, the rivalry is expected to be re-established as an annual contest in 2019. You won’t want to miss it when the UND-NDSU rivalry starts up against, so make sure to get tickets to the next matchup between these two longtime rivals.

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Sitting Bull Trophy

Rival Team: South Dakota Coyotes

The North Dakota Fighting Hawks and South Dakota Coyotes play for the Sitting Bull Trophy when they square off on the gridiron. The rivalry dates back to 1903, and it was an annual contest from 1919 to 2007. While the rivalry may no longer take place every year, you still want to be in attendance when the Fighting Hawks and Coyotes battle it out for the Sitting Bull Trophy.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Division II FCS

Team: North Dakota Fighting Hawks

Head Coach: Kyle Schweigert

Team Mascot: The Fighting Sioux

Year Opened: 2001

Capacity: 12283

City / State: Grand Forks / North Dakota

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