…you KNOW it’s gonna be a good championship match-up! That’s exactly what’s happening on January 9, when the (four-time defending FCS champs) North Dakota State University Bison face off against the (#1-ranked) Jacksonville State University Gamecocks in the NCAA Division I Football Championship at Toyota Stadium.

As always, tickets are 99.99% sold out, save for standing room only, hospitality only and a few scarce seats on the NCAA Ticket Exchange. But whether you scored a ticket or not, the real fun is being part of the excitement that’s in the air in Frisco on championship weekend.

 Here are just a few Frisco hotspots where you will undoubtedly feel the energy:

Mattito’s (Tex-Mex), Jake’s Uptown (burgers), Firehouse Subs, Nola Grill (New Orleans Cajun), and Sake Toro Sushi are all just across Main Street from Toyota Stadium, where the action is going down.

 Within a two-block radius of the stadium, The Londoner Pub and Dodie’s Live are perfect for a victory drink.

 Click for even more dining options in Frisco, where you’re sure to run into some Bison or Gamecocks during championship weekend.

Will the Bison score their 5th FCS title, or will the Jacksonville State Gamecocks put an end to NDSU’s winning streak? Find out January 9!