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ISU cancels 2020 Cy’s House of Trivia and Cyclone Tailgate Tour

The following is a release from Iowa State Athletic Communications.

AMES, Iowa – Following the advice from state and national health officials, the Iowa State Athletics Department decided today to cancel the 2020 Cy’s House of Trivia event and all 2020 Cyclone Tailgate Tour stops.

Cy’s House of Trivia was scheduled for Saturday, April 18. Captains for each team who registered for the event will receive an email from the department regarding refunds.

The Cyclone Tailgate Tour had previously scheduled stops from May 11-13 (Carroll, Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Okoboji, Sheffield, Clear Lake) and May 18-20 (Iowa Falls, Waterloo, Muscatine, Bettendorf, Dubuque, Cedar Rapids).

The Department is thankful for your support and understanding.

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.