In an EPIC match-up, the Dakotas have waited and battled for years to meet at the coveted NCAA Division I FCS championship. After 10 appearances in 12 years, North Dakota State University Bison were able to play their Dakota Marker rival South Dakota State University in Frisco, Texas on Sunday, January 8th, 2023. The first national championship title in the SDSU Jackrabbits' history was made.No. 1-seeded South Dakota State Jackrabbits took home the championship title win against the North Dakota State Bison in a 45 - 21 victory.


The Time Has Come. Fan or not of the North Dakota State Bison or South Dakota State University, today is the day lots of Bison green and yellow or Jackrabbits blue and yellow, are worn across the nation. Being we are "The Dakotas" this will be lots of fun for fans across the area. Fans able to escape the snow and cold, are now in Frisco, Texas for the NCAA Division I FCS Championship Game going today - Sunday, January 8, 2023, kicking off at 1 pm CST.

There are lots of ways to watch the Big Game. From the comforts of home or at one of the many local bars and restaurants across North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. The roster for both the Bison and the Jackrabbits holds lots of players for the three states, which paired with a lot of alumni, makes this an epic game to that will go down in the history books. KEEP scrolling to be a part of the FUN.


Thinking of staying in the comforts of home to watch the big game, here is where you can watch or listen. January 8th, 2023, at 1pm CST is the kickoff - CLICK THIS IMAGE for the other places to watch. The defending champ NDSU faces No. 1 Seed SDSU in Sunday’s FCS Title Game on ABC with pregame to start at 12:30pm CST.

ABC, ESPN.com and ESPN app as well as FubuTV will have live coverage as well as play-by-play action. FuboTV is offering FREE live streaming. Click HERE for FubuTV.

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Click HERE for RADIO STATIONS airing live coverage.


Wanting to join friends, family, or other fellow Bison or Jackrabbit alumni? Here is a list of where to head, and cheer on Your Team.


Watch Party Locations:

**Call or double-check before heading in that direction or reserving a table.**

Bismarck / Mandan

Fargo / West Fargo, ND

  • Blarney Stone Pub
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Chub's Pub
  • Herd & Horns Bar & Grill
  • The Piggy BBQ
  • Spitfire (West Fargo)
  • Woody's Bar & Grill


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