Jordan Christiansen | Posted: 28 Jul 2020 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Fans Invited to BYU Virtual Fan Fest

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With COVID-19 preventing the annual Cougar Kickoff this year, BYU fans around the world can still celebrate the start of a new sports season digitally during BYU's Virtual Fan Fest on Saturday, August 8.

Starting in the morning and continuing with a wide variety of activities throughout the day, fans can hear from players and coaches, participate in contests, download digital BYU swag and much more through Cougar digital and social media channels.

Here's the complete list of Virtual Fan Fest activities:

Virtual Cosmo Trot 5K, 10K and Kids' Run

Sign up here to participate in the Cosmo Trot Virtual 5K, 10K or Kids' Run (signups close Friday, Aug. 7, at 5 p.m. MT). Once you're signed up, download your race bib here and start training and planning your route for race day. Before the race, participants will receive an email with a link to download their digital race bag, a list of flag locations, and a printable participation medal for kids.

BYU flags will be put out along common running paths in Utah County, but anyone in the world can participate at any time during the day. Post your running photos and videos and tag @BYUCougars to be featured on the Cougars' social media platforms.

Fan Dance Contest
Posted on @BYUCougars Twitter and Instagram

Tag your best dance videos on Twitter and Instagram with @BYUCougars and dancing judge extraordinaire Jack Damuni will be picking some of his favorites to receive a prize. You could get a retweet from @BYUCougars as well!

Moves with the Cougs
Posted on @BYUCougars Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook and @BYUCheerandstunt

Members of BYU Cheer will teach fans a routine to the Cougar Fight Song.

Show and Tell
Posted on @BYUCougars on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook

Have a favorite BYU sports memory? Join your fellow fans in posting about your favorite game, player, photo or moment and tag it with #GoCougs. Read other fans' favorites and perhaps see your post get retweeted.

Custom Backgrounds
Posted on @BYUFootball Twitter

Fans can comment a custom name and number they would like on a BYU football digital jersey background. Cougar graphic designers will fulfill as many requests as possible to get fans their custom design.

Cosmo Hula Hoop Challenge
Posted on @Cosmo_Cougar

He can fly, he can dance and he can even hula hoop. Our favorite mascot Cosmo will post a video of his skills with a challenge to fans to hula hoop longer than he can. Tag @Cosmo_Cougar to show us your attempts for a chance to win a prize!

Ask the Cougs
Posted on BYU team Instagram accounts

Some of your favorite BYU athletes will be answering your questions on Instagram. Keep an eye out for a post on some of the individual teams’ accounts to ask your question.

Poster Release
Download on, @BYUCougars social media platforms and sport-specific platforms

A digital package of fall sport posters, backgrounds and more in a variety of sizes will be made available to download by fans to close out the festivities. To download, come back to this page for a link or visit a @BYUCougars social media account.