DICKINSON, ND- For the second year in a row, the Dickinson State University Blue Hawk Football team will travel to Butte, Montana to play the Montana Tech Orediggers in the NAIA Football Opening Round game.
The Blue Hawks are coming off a 9-2 overall record and a 6-0 NSAA record while the Orediggers finished their regular season with a 9-1 overall record and a 9-1 Frontier Conference record.
Kick off is set for 1:00 PM (MDT).
Dickinson State earned an automatic bid to the NAIA tournament by winning the North Star Athletic Association and being ranked top 20 in the NAIA.
Montana Tech earned an automatic bid to the NAIA tournament by winning the Frontier Conference and also being ranked top 20 the NAIA.
In 2015, the Orediggers defeated the Blue Hawks 44-10 in the NAIA Opening Round game in Butte, MT on November 21st.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Wednesday at noon. Premium reserved tickets are $30 and reserved are $20. General admission tickets will be sold as walk up only for $12. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 406.496.4105.