Colorado State University will host several events in Denver Aug. 29-31 leading up to the Qwest Rocky Mountain Showdown on Aug. 31 at Invesco Field. The 2008 Qwest Rocky Mountain Showdown will be the 80th meeting between the Colorado State Rams and the Colorado Buffaloes.

Following is a list of CSU events for the Qwest Rocky Mountain  Showdown:

Friday, August 29

Rams on the Mall

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

ESPN Zone Restaurant Patio

1187 16th St., Denver

The CSU Spirit Squad and Cam the Ram will hand out promotional give-aways and cheer on the Rams on the ESPN Zone patio . The event is free and open to the public.

Qwest Rocky Mountain Showdown Ram Rally

6 – 9 p.m.

LoDo’s Bar & Grill

1946 Market St., Denver

Appearances by former athletes, Cam the Ram and the CSU cheer squad with live music on the roof with Dave Kimball.

Saturday, August 30

Ram Jam Pep Rally – Presented by Liberty Mutual

Noon-4 p.m.

CB & Potts

6575 S. Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Englewood

Live entertainment, food and family fun.

Special musical performances by Kick’d and Mission 19.

$10/CSU Alumni Association member, $15/non-member, $3/children 5 and under

Register by calling (800) 286-2586.

Sunday, August 31

CSU Alumni Association Tailgate

1:30-5 p.m.

Invesco Field at Mile High Stadium, Lot J

Special musical performances by Dave Kimball and Mission 19.

General Admission: $8/CSU Alumni Assoc. member, $10/non-member

VIP Admission: SOLD OUT

Register by calling (800) 286-2586

CSU vs. CU Election 2008 Student Voter Registration Competition

Colorado State students will be competing to register the most student voters for the 2008 Election from 1:30 – 5 p.m. in Parking Lots I, H, PPA at Invesco Field at Mile High Stadium. The winning university will be announced during the game.

Qwest Rocky Mountain Showdown Kickoff

5:30 p.m.

Invesco Field at Mile High

For more information, visit or call (800) 491-RAMS.