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Events & Programs

2013 Rocky Mountain Showdown

Updated July 16, 2013

Ram fans have plenty of opportunities to get into the spirit of the state’s biggest rivalry in 2013!

Get Your Green On and Rally with the Rams!

Tuesday, August 27

Bleed Green & Gold Blood Drive
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Downtown Bonfils Bus at 16th and Curtis

Stop by and donate between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at the Downtown Bonfils Bus, located at 16th and Curtis streets in Denver. To register, visit bonfils.org.

Thursday, August 29

Grill the Buffs Student Pep Rally
11 a.m., Campus Recreation Center Basketball Courts

The Associated Students of Colorado State University will host its annual "Grill the Buffs" Pep Rally beginning at 11 a.m. at the basketball courts south of the Campus Recreation Center. Students will be treated to grilled buffalo burgers, chips and drinks while supplies last.

Ram Rally in Denver
5-8 p.m., LoDo’s, 1946 Market Street, Denver

Join CAM the Ram, CSU cheerleaders and hundreds of fans for a pep rally on a new night and at a new location. The event features appetizers, drink specials, competitions and giveaways. Highlights for this year’s event include a deejay, free nacho bar, a buffalo piñata, Ram pride booth, photo booth and a buffalo wing eating contest. The event is free to attend.

Friday, August 30

Get Your Green on Day

CSU faculty, staff, students, alumni and supporters are encouraged to wear their green and gold to work and classes to show their Ram Pride during College Colors Day. College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promoting the traditions and spirit that make the college experience great by encouraging people across America to wear apparel of their favorite college or university throughout the day.

CSU v. Baylor Volleyball
6 p.m., Moby Arena
Cheer on Rams Volleyball as they take on Baylor Friday at Moby Arena. Tickets will be available at csurams.com.

Saturday, August 31

CSU v. Cal Poly Volleyball
7 p.m., Moby Arena

Cheer on Rams Volleyball as they take on Cal Poly Saturday at Moby Arena. Tickets will be available at csurams.com.

Sunday, September 1

CSU Alumni Association’s Pregame Rally
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Lot J - Gate 3

This event, hosted by CSU’s Alumni Association, features CAM the Ram, a performance by the CSU Marching Band and Spirit Squad, live music by the Nacho Men, and appearances by CAM the Ram, Chancellor Mike Martin and President Tony Frank.

The event is open to the public. Attendees can purchase a ticket that includes a drink and access to the food tent. A food ticket costs $25 for members (Alumni Association, Ram Club and RAAA), $30 for non-members and $15 for children 12 and under - buy your meal ticket online.

CSU vs. CU Football Game
Kickoff at 4 p.m., Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver

The Rocky Mountain Showdown is Colorado’s longest-running, in-state football rivalry.

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Student Tickets

A LIMITED number of student tickets are available at the McGraw Ticket Office, along with very limited space on the Ram Road Trip (round-trip transportation to the CU game provided by ASCSU for $12 each - must be purchased with a CU game ticket).

Single Game Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online at CSURams.com/tickets, over the phone at 800/491-RAMS (7267), or in person at the McGraw Athletic Center Ticket Office (8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday).

September 1 is Game Day!

CSU Alumni Association’s Pregame Rally
1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

This event, hosted by CSU’s Alumni Association, features CAM the Ram, a performance by the CSU Marching Band and Spirit Squad, live music by the Nacho Men, and games. The event is open to the public. Attendees can purchase a ticket that includes a drink and access to the food tent. A food ticket costs $25 for members (Alumni Association, Ram Club and RAAA), $30 for non-members and $15 for children 12 and under - buy your meal ticket online.

CSU vs. CU Football Game
Kickoff at 4 p.m., Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver

The Rocky Mountain Showdown is Colorado’s longest-running, in-state football rivalry.

Game-Watch Parties

Not in Denver for the game? Watch it with other Ram Fans at the game-watch parties - FREE, informal gatherings with fellow Ram fans. Be sure to wear your green and gold! Schedules will posted before the game, no reservations are necessary. [schedule and more information]

Stay in Denver for the Weekend!

Denver Marriott City Center is the Denver home of the CSU Rams - book online now!

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