COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Alumni Associations for Ohio State and the Naval Academy are teaming up to host a one-of-a-kind pep rally prior to the Buckeyes game against the Midshipmen on Sept. 5.

The Naval Academy Drum and Bugle Corps, the Middies’ cheerleaders and 500 Midshipmen will join Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee, Alumni Association president Archie Griffin, the Ohio State cheerleaders and more for this collaborative pep rally.

The Bash is scheduled for 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5 on the lawn outside of the Fawcett Center. The cost is $10 for OSUAA members and $15 for non-members and includes food from City Barbeque and non-alcoholic beverages from Coca-Cola. Register at by Tuesday, Sept. 1 (unless the Bash sells out before that date).

For more information, call (800) 862-5827 or (614) 292-2371.

The Alumni Association is a dues-supported organization of graduates, former students, and friends of the university with more than 120,000 members. For more than 125 years, the Alumni Association has been dedicated to connecting alumni, friends and students to enhance and strengthen the traditions and reputation of The Ohio State University.