Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium

The Biggest Football Venue in North and South Dakota

On September 8, 2016, the new Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium at South Dakota State University opened. The stadium was constructed with lead gifts of $12.5 million from First PREMIER Bank CEO Dana Dykhouse and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford.

  • Jackrabbit football moved into the new stadium in the fall of 2016
  • The new stadium seats approximately 19,300 spectators, making it the biggest football venue in North and South Dakota
  • On September 8, 2016, the stadium kicked off with a weekend long Jack’s Bash Celebration, sponsored by First PREMIER Bank and PREMIER Bankcard.
  • Over 25,000 students, fans, alumni and friends joined in the celebration. PREMIER featured a concert from Luke Bryan and special guests, Little Big Town and Lee Brice.
  • During the concert, First PREMIER Bank CEO, Dana Dykhouse presented a a $100,000 check from First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard to the University to support SDSU student scholarships.


SEE ALSO: JACK’S BASH