pep rally

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pep′ ral`ly

a meeting, as of students before an athletic contest, to stimulate group enthusiasm by rousing talks, cheers, etc.
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Noun1.pep rally - a rally (especially of students) before a gamepep rally - a rally (especially of students) before a game
mass meeting, rally - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
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Take a few shots at those loser cities that dont have annual championship pep rallies. And round up the usual suspects: owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick, quarterback Tom Brady and the rest of the team captains.
The Tennessee district holds pre-test pep rallies where students at its seven high schools can see the cars they will try to win.
Meanwhile other participants have begun to create more intricate videos featuring baseball teams, cheerleading squads and entire pep rallies at school. 
The pep rallies we staged in the gym each autumn Friday for our high school football team were usually a raucous affair, as the cheerleaders, marching band and dance team whipped our collective adolescent id into a frenzy of tribal solidarity.
Pep rallies celebrating higher education will be held around the state, some of them featuring celebrities like NFL star Vince Young, an official spokesman of the campaign.
With inquiry labs, bell ringers, group work, and discussions (not to mention pep rallies, fund-raisers, sports, and bathroom breaks), what teacher has an hour to devote to an entertaining, well-made, educational film?
When the space is converted to an amphitheater, it could be used for live music performances, outdoor classroom time, pep rallies and other events.
I was asked to cancel my classes for pep rallies without any notice.
Henderson writes, "Snow's favorite slogan, which the entire school -- teachers included -- was required to chant at pep rallies was, 'It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.'" Readers also get to eavesdrop on Henderson's occasionally stormy marriage to Annie, who is herself a richly drawn character.
The campaign included targets and incentives for individual employees, slogans, pep rallies, an annual Best Practice Cash Management Guide, and lots of training, measurement and reporting.
The full band and smaller groups will play pep rallies, parties and recruitment events (for fresh musical talent) during its stay in Arizona.