Today is the day that loyal Cubs fans in Eastern Iowa have been waiting for.

This morning you can view the Cubs 2016 World Series Trophy in person at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena, 1100 Rockford Road SW in Cedar Rapids.

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The trophy will be on display for a short period of time today from 8:00 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.

Fans will have the chance to snap a photo with the trophy, but it will be a "hands-off" experience. The trophy is usually encased in a square glass cube to keep is safe and smudge-free.

Following it's 90 minute appearance in Cedar Rapids, the trophy will then journey to the Cedar Valley Sportsplex, 300 Jefferson St. in Waterloo from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

So Cubs fans in the great baseball state of Iowa can have their moment of glory with the World Championship trophy and bask in the memories of one terrific season.

For White Sox, Cardinals, and Twins fans, well...spring training begins in about 30 days.