Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and there will be a tailgate meal available in the concourse. The meal will cost $6 for adults and $3 for children.
During the game, the athletic department will give away one semester of free tuition to a USD student who is present at the game and wearing red.
The South Dakota athletic department will also donate $500 to the Vermillion middle or elementary school that has the most students in attendance.
The University of South Dakota will begin its first year of transition to NCAA Division I in 2008. They will be members of the Great West Football Conference in 2008 and will be eligible for the conference championship immediately.