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The Battleship IOWA will be celebrating the Hawkeyes' trip to the Rose Bowl with a free pep rally.

The event will be held in front of the Battleship IOWA on Thursday, December 31st from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m in San Pedro, CA.

“The state of Iowa has been so supportive to us and to have the University of Iowa playing here in the Rose Bowl, we could not be happier,” said Jonathan Williams, President and CEO of Pacific Battleship Center. “We welcome their fans, their students, staff and boosters to come out and root on their team before the Grand daddy of them all.”

Event Details

* Free to attend

* Pep rally (noon – 5:00 pm) dockside

* Food available for purchase from San Pedro Brew Co.

* Cash bar on site

* and much more

The public is encouraged to show their support and wear their Iowa Hawkeyes team colors of black and gold.

In addition to the Pep Rally, Iowa residents receive FREE admission to tour the museum ship, as they do all year ‘round.

As an added bonus, non-resident University of Iowa students will receive FREE admission while in town through January 31, 2016. Proper identification is required such as a valid Iowa license for residents and a valid Student I.D. for non-resident students.

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