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Mascot Reservations


The Bulldog is available to appear at your event for a nominal fee. The fees help offset some of the expenses of the program such as:

  • Scholarship funds for students and mascot.
  • Upkeep and maintenance of the mascot's uniform.
  • Camps and development workshops that our mascot attends to improve our program.

Example Fees

Note: All appearances are minimum one hour.

Commercial/Company Appearances
$150 per hour
Community Groups (examples: birthday parties, parades, celebrity appearances)
$50 per hour
Non-profit Groups
$50 per hour
Campus Groups (departments and RSOs)
$50 per hour
Alumni Groups (examples: weddings, reunions, golf outings)
$100 per hour

Travel Cost

Transportation fees may apply if your event is more than 20 miles from Big Rapids, Michigan. If your event is outside the 20 mile radius, an additional charge of $.50/mile (roundtrip).

*If your function requires an overnight accommodation, you may be required to pay additional costs. This fee is strictly a subjective fee, and is determined upon completing a mascot reservation.


  • Mascot appearances are available upon request, with a minimum 2-week notice.
  • The Ferris State University Department of Athletics and the Student Alumni Gold Club reserves the right to refuse any appearance.
  • All requests for specific appearances will be left to the discretion of the Student Alumni Gold Club and the Athletics Department.
  • Because of the time demands on the Bulldog, we cannot guarantee that each requested appearance will be fulfilled and priority will be given to athletic and campus department appearances.
  • Appearances cannot last more than 2 hours.
  • All appearance requests must be submitted using the online form a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the date of the appearance.
  • Your group must provide the name of your contact person with a telephone number where they can be reached the day of the event.
  • For events out of town, you must provide a private area for the mascot to change into costume.
  • The Bulldog does not talk. No exceptions.
  • The Bulldog will be escorted by a member of the Student Alumni Gold Club at all times.

Bulldog Mascot Reservation Online Form

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