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Target Field to host NDSU vs. Butler football game presented by Pioneer

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The Minnesota Twins and North Dakota State University today announced that the NDSU football team will host Butler on August 31, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Target Field presented by Pioneer. The NCAA Division I matchup, which will be a NDSU home game, will be the second-collegiate and first Division I football game played at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins. The game will mark the first meeting between the two schools and will be the season-opener for both teams.

"The Minnesota Twins organization is honored and excited to host one of America's greatest college football success stories - the NDSU Bison - at Target Field," Twins President & CEO Dave St. Peter said. "The NDSU-Butler game is certain to be a tremendous college football showcase, as Bison Nation takes over downtown Minneapolis."

The Minnesota Twins and North Dakota State University today announced that the NDSU football team will host Butler on August 31, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Target Field presented by Pioneer. The NCAA Division I matchup, which will be a NDSU home game, will be the second-collegiate and first Division I football game played at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins. The game will mark the first meeting between the two schools and will be the season-opener for both teams.

"The Minnesota Twins organization is honored and excited to host one of America's greatest college football success stories - the NDSU Bison - at Target Field," Twins President & CEO Dave St. Peter said. "The NDSU-Butler game is certain to be a tremendous college football showcase, as Bison Nation takes over downtown Minneapolis."

"There has been great buzz and excitement from our fan base since the game at Target Field was announced. The opportunity to partner with the Twins organization and showcase Bison football in Minneapolis is something our players and coaches are excited about," said NDSU Director of Athletics Matt Larsen. "We look forward to seeing 40,000 members of Bison Nation, clad in green and gold, packing Target Field next year."

"We're delighted to partner with Pioneer and North Dakota State Athletics in bringing DI football to Target Field next fall," said Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships Jeff Jurgella. "The Agriculture Industry is a vital economic force throughout all of Twins Territory, and we're hoping many Ag producers will take the opportunity to travel to Minneapolis to enjoy Bison Football in such a unique venue before the harvest season is upon them." 

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