Watch Iowa marching band form 'waving hand' to UI Children's Hospital

Watch Iowa marching band form 'waving hand' to UI Children's Hospital

The “First Quarter Wave” is sports’ latest, greatest tradition.

Everyone is embracing it – even referees and opposing players/staff are getting in on the waving to the young patients at the UI Children’s Hospital, located across the street. If Iowa’s Week 5 game at Michigan State, its first road Big Ten game, is any indication, the tradition could be a staple between the first and second quarters at Big Ten stadiums when the Hawkeyes visit.

During Saturday’s halftime show, the Iowa marching band took the tradition a step farther, forming a hand and waving to the young patients.

Watch part of the performance in the tweet below.

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