What is mascot?

  • (noun): A person or animal that is adopted by a team or other group as a symbolic figure.


The term mascot – defined as a term for any person, animal, or object thought to bring luck – colloquially (informally) includes anything used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as a school, professional sports team, society, military unit, or brand name. Mascots are also used as fictional, representative spokespeople for consumer products, such as the rabbit used in advertising and marketing for the General Mills brand of breakfast cereal, Trix.

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... The product's mascot is a cartoon kangaroo ... The original mascot was Sydney, who wore a hat, vest, and tie and spoke with an Australian accent, voiced by John Cameron Mitchell. 1996, a contest known as "Dunk-a-Roos Kangaroo Kanga-Who Search" was held, resulting in the new mascot Duncan, the dunkin' daredevil ...
Minto, Ontario - Education
... Palmerston Public School (grades JK–8) – mascot Panda Minto Clifford Central Public School (grades JK–8) – mascot Bee Norwell District Secondary School (grades 9–12) – mascot Redmen ...
Chief Moccanooga
... Chief Moccanooga was the former athletic mascot for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, until 1996, when the university abandoned the mascot as ... Chattanooga's decision to remove Chief Moccanooga as mascot was similar to the actions of several other athletic franchises ... In 1986, Chief Noc-A-Homa, the former drum-thumping mascot of Major League Baseball's the Atlanta Braves, was removed ...
E. E. Waddell High School - Mascot
... The school's original mascot, the Raider, reflects the rich history of the Nations Ford (a convenient crossing over the Catawba River) and surrounding area in ... When Smith Language Academy relocated to the Waddell campus, the Ram mascot was brought along ...