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Jack Trice 100-Year Commemoration Opening Ceremony


The public is invited to the opening ceremony for the opening of the Jack Trice 100-Year Commemoration, with special guests George Trice and other members of the Trice family.

This free event will feature the dedication of Breaking Barriers, an interactive public art installation by artist Ivan Toth Depeña, the naming of Jack Trice Way, and a City of Ames proclamation for the Jack Trice 100-Year Commemoration.

Jack Trice was Iowa State University’s first Black athlete and a student in animal husbandry. The Jack Trice 100-Year Commemoration marks the centennial of his tragic death with a year of programs and events to honor Jack and share his story to inspire meaningful conversations about race, personal character, and a commitment to doing one’s very best. 

Parking is available in lots north of Jack Trice Stadium. For more information, please visit 


Nov 04 2022


4:00 pm


Jacobson Athletics Building
North of Jack Trice Stadium

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