Panthers on Parade installation underway

Panthers on Parade installation underway

People taking photos with final Panthers on Parade reveal

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Panthers on Parade is underway! From May 1-2, installation of 27 life-size fiberglass TC mascot statues is taking place at sponsor locations throughout Cedar Falls and the Cedar Valley. This community pride project featuring the University of Northern Iowa’s TC mascot will be on display now through October 2024.  

We are thrilled to embark on this community-wide adventure with the City of Cedar Falls and celebrate the Panther spirit that unites us all,” said Pete Moris, director of UNI University Relations. “Seeing how each artist has added a unique perspective into each statue will be something individuals of all ages can enjoy and share on social media. I hope everyone has a chance to visit all the Panthers on Parade!”

To stay updated on the latest developments, connect with Cedar Falls Tourism on Facebook at To explore all 27 TC mascots, set off on a self-guided journey by obtaining the required materials from the Cedar Falls Visitor Center, 6510 Hudson Road, or check out Alternatively, you can download the Goosechase app for free on your smartphone and input the code W8E4DP. After completing the tour and associated tasks for all 27 Mascots, you can secure a spot on the Panthers on Parade Wall of Fame and have the chance to win prizes.

“This is a fun way for the community to share their love of the University of Northern Iowa. We anticipate thousands of alumni, residents, and visitors will enjoy this new way to explore the Cedar Falls area,” said Jennifer Pickar, Cedar Falls Tourism manager.

Brad Jacobson State Farm Agent4919 University Ave., Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls Tourism 6510 Hudson Rd., Cedar Falls
Cedar Valley Arboretum 1927 East Orange Rd., Waterloo
Cedar Valley Dental Associates3722 Cedar Heights Dr., Cedar Falls
College Hill Partnership2205 College St., Cedar Falls
Community Bank & Trust 312 W 1st St., Cedar Falls
First Bank602 Main St., Cedar Falls
FIT Courts 924 Viking Rd., Cedar Falls
GreenState Credit Union 3409 Cedar Heights Dr., Cedar Falls
Hansen’s Dairy 123 E 18th St., Cedar Falls
Hy-Vee6301 University Ave., Cedar Falls
John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum500 Westfield Ave., Waterloo
Martin Bros. Food Mart408 Viking Rd., Cedar Falls

Soifer Family McDonald's 

2515 Main St., Cedar Falls

New Aldaya/ Peters Construction 

7511 University Ave., Cedar Falls


402 Viking Plaza Dr., Cedar Falls

Structure Real Estate 

201 Washington St., Cedar Falls

The Brass Tap 

421 Main St., Cedar Falls

The Falls Aquatic Center

3025 S Main St., Cedar Falls

University of Northern Iowa

Campanile Plaza, UNI Campus

University of Northern Iowa

UNI Bookstore, 1009 W 23rd St., Cedar Falls

UNITE Credit Union 

802 W 29th St., Cedar Falls

Urban Pie 

200 State St. #101, Cedar Falls

Veridian Credit Union 

1050 Brandilynn Blvd., Cedar Falls

Western Home Communities 

5307 Caraway Ln., Cedar Falls

The Wild Hare / JCAM

2512 White Tail Dr. #400, Cedar Falls

Witham Auto Center

2728 S Main St., Cedar Falls

More information about sponsors, artists, and locations is available at