The University of Akron mascot Zippy beat out the Virginia Tech Hokiebird in week 2 of the Capital One Bowl College Mascot of the Year contest. Fans can vote for each match-up by visiting CapitalOneBowl.com. Voting is free and fans can vote as often as they like. In week 3, Zippy battles the Otto from Syracuse University. Click here to vote now. Click here to view the TV commercials.
The University of Akron Mascot, Zippy the Kangaroo, beat the Virginia Caveman with over 38,000 votes in the Capital One Bowl College Mascot of the Year contest. Week two of the 11-week competition finds Zippy battling the Virginia Tech Hokiebird. Vote now for your favorite marsupial!
Zippy is still in the running for the Capital One College Mascot of the Year award. This week he is matched up against the University of Virginia Cavman. With only a few votes difference between the two, Zippy needs your vote now more than ever! The winner will be announced at the Capital One Bowl game in January. To show your support for Zippy, click here.
Zips fans will get one the first chances to see the Cleveland Cavaliers when they host the annual Wine and Gold scrimmage at the JAR. The game will be played on Friday, October 5th at 7:00pm. The game is free to the public, however fans will need to obtain a voucher for entrance. Vouchers are limited to four per person and can be picked up beginning Sunday, September 9th at participating Ohio Alltel locations.
Kudos to Zippy! He/she’s in the running for the Capital One Mascot of the Year. Zippy has already been selected as one of 12 to represent the Capital One All-America Mascot Team. You can help! If you go to www.CapitalOneBowl.com beginning September 1oth, you can vote Zippy to the top. The winning mascot will be announced on January 1st at the Capital One Bowl game.