On Wednesday, September 8, 2016, Ferndale High School was graced with the presence of the US Marines who conducted a Marine-style Pull-up contest as part of the Great American Rivalry Series in connection with Friday night’s Lynden vs. Ferndale Football Game. The Great American Rivalry is an event that celebrates the friendly rivalry between the two teams, schools and communities.
The winning team is presented with the Great American Rivalry Series Championship Trophy
One player is selected as the game’s “Most Valuable Player” and awarded a trophy and medal
The top senior student athlete from each school receives the Rivalry Scholar Student-Athlete Scholarship Award
The host school receives a donation to their athletic program for participating in the Series.