Ladies Football Academy: A Night with Hawkeye Football

A Night with Hawkeye Football

Join University of Iowa football coaches and several Iowa student-athletes during a virtual event and receive an exclusive preview of the 2021 season—all while supporting the Child Life Program at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital.

Thursday, June 10, 2021 7 p.m. (CDT) Online This event is open to all, but capacity is limited.


Hosts Mary Ferentz, wife of Head Coach Kirk Ferentz, and Racheal Niensteadt, child life program interim manager, are inviting you to this special event. You will receive an update on this important service that provides social and emotional support to pediatric patients and relief to their families.

A minimum $50 donation is required to attend and will benefit the Child Life Program. Your gift will help fund an additional full-time child life specialist position that coordinates everything from distraction techniques to fun activities on game days for patients.

Also, don’t miss our online auction that will go live HERE on Friday, June 4, at 12:01 a.m – and close on June 10 at 9:59 p.m. You’ll have the opportunity to win exclusive Iowa Football packages including food & drinks for 10 in Kinnick Stadium locker room with the football staff, football game packages including 2 nights in Marriott Courtyard across from Kinnick Stadium, Outdoor Club Seats, VIP Parking, a weekend for 10 at Legacy Acres Hunting Lodge in Parnell, and lots of authentic Iowa Football swag!” Note: You DO NOT have to register for the event to bid on auction items!

Visit the auction website!

The 10th and final Ladies Football Academy will be held on June 11, 2022.

• Spend an all-access day inside Iowa Football

• Learn the game from the players and coaches

• Swarm Kinnick Field to Back in Black.

• Check out the infamous Pink Locker Room.

• Be a part of the Best Tradition in college football, The Iowa Wave.

• Tour the newly constructed North Endzone


If you have questions regarding your 2022 Ladies Football Academy registrations, read our FAQs.

Proceeds Benefit