Big Rapids, Mich. - The 2011 Ferris State University football team will hold its annual postseason awards banquet on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center in Big Rapids, Mich.
Festivities will begin at 12:30 p.m. (ET) with lunch to be served at 1 p.m. (ET) and the awards program set to start at 2 p.m.
All Bulldog fans and parents are invited and encouraged to attend the annual event. The cost is $20 per person and payment will be accepted at the door on the day of the banquet. However, parents and fans are also asked to please RSVP by e-mail to Assistant Coach Joe Hensel (firstname.lastname@example.org) so the proper arrangements can be made.
The annual FSU football banquet is a special event that gives the Bulldogs an opportunity to bring the entire Ferris football family together. Head coach Jeff Pierce along with selected players and staff will speak at the banquet. In addition, a number of team awards will be presented, including the squad's prestigious Most Valuable Player Award for the 2011 campaign.
The banquet will occur the day following Ferris' final contest of the season, which is set for Saturday, Nov. 12, when the Bulldogs host the Northwood Timberwolves for a 2 p.m. (ET) league tilt at FSU's Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids. FSU will honor its 2011 senior class prior to their final home game.
Prior to the season finale next week, FSU's final road contest of 2011 will be this Saturday (Nov. 5) when the Bulldogs travel north to take on the Michigan Tech Huskies in GLIAC play at Sherman Field in Houghton, Mich.