U of M Veterinary Medical Center “Pet of the Game” contest puts Gopher football fans’ pets on the Jumbotron

Thursday, September 5, 2013

The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) has launched an online photo contest that gives U of M Gopher Football fans a chance to showcase their pets and capture their Gopher spirit.

Contest finalists and winning pictures of pets displaying University of Minnesota colors and/or logos will be featured on the Jumbotron at TCF Bank Stadium during home football games where in–stadium voters will then determine the Pet of the Game winner.  

Pet of the Game winners will also receive a $150 VMC gift card and an entry in the grand prize contest for four Gopher tickets to the Minnesota vs. Wisconsin game on Saturday, November 23 at TCF Bank Stadium, VIP package and a $500 VMC gift card.

View and vote on current entries on the U of M Veterinary Medical Center’s Facebook page or submit an entry here.

Entry is limited to one entry per person, per game. View past submissions and learn more on the VMC’s website.

Upcoming game dates:

  • 09/14/13 vs. Western Illinois
  • 09/21/13 vs. San Jose State
  • 09/28/13 vs. Iowa (Homecoming)
  • 10/26/13 vs. Nebraska
  • 11/09/13 vs. Penn State

The Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) has served the community for more than a century. It is the most advanced, full-service referral care center for large and small animals in Minnesota. The VMC sees more than 35,000 cases annually, with specialists available in all areas of medicine and surgery. More than 60 of the veterinarians on staff have undergone several years of additional training to become board-certified specialists in a particular area of veterinary medicine.