The 10th annual FRYfest will take place on FRYday, August 31, 2018. All events listed take place at 300 E 9th Street in Coralville, Iowa. 

2018 Schedule of Events*

9:00am – 2:00pm – FRYfest Blood Drive, organized by the UI DeGowin Blood Center
10:00am – 3:00pm – Hawkeye Collector’s Showcase, presented by Concept by Iowa Hearing
10:00am – 8:00pm – World’s Largest Hawkeye Tradeshow

10:15am: 2018 Hall of Fame 30th Anniversary Class Panel
11:00am: 2018 Hall of Fame 30th Anniversary Class Autograph Session
11:30am: I-Club Luncheon with Coach Ferentz (separate ballroom)
1:30pm: 1983 Football Coaching Tree Panel presented by the Iowa Soybean Association
2:00pm: Bags Tournament begins, presented by Northwestern Mutual
2:30pm: 1983 Football Coaching Tree Autograph Session // 2018 Football Pre-Season Preview with Gary Dolphin
3:30pm: Hawkeye Product Showcase
4:30pm: Ultimate Hawkeye Trivia Challenge

3:00pm – High Porch Block Party opens, Happy Hour begins
5:00pm – 2018 Hall of Fame 30th Anniversary Class Ceremony & Reception (separate ballroom)
6:00pm – Pianopalooza opens High Porch Block Party Concert, presented by Brown Deer Place
7:00pm – Pep Rally, presented by The Eastern Iowa Airport on the Tigerhawk Stage
8:00pm – The Pork Tornadoes, presented by Brown Deer Place
10:00pm – Fireworks, presented by Brown Deer Place

*schedule subject to change

2018 Panel Guests*

2018 Hall of Fame 30th Anniversary Class:  Kineke Alexander (Track & Field), Jared DeVries (Football), Chris Hatcher (Baseball), Sarah Lynch (Women’s Soccer), Alexis Maday (Women’s Gymnastics), Jeff McGinness (Wrestling), and Bob Sanders (Football). Read their full bios here.


1983 Hayden Fry Coaching Staff: Don Patterson, Bill Brashier, Carl Jackson, Dan McCarney, Del Miller, Bernie Wyatt, and Bob Stoops