Colorado State University Rams Take On the Buffs in Cinch Jeans Rocky Mountain Showdown Sept. 1

Colorado State University invites CSU Ram fans, alumni and friends to root on the Rams during the 84th Rocky Mountain Showdown between the CSU Rams and the CU Buffaloes. This year’s match-up will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

Student tickets and single-game tickets for the event are now on sale. Student tickets are $25 with the option of a bus trip to and from Denver for an additional $15. Single-game ticket pricing can be found online at

CSU events leading up to the big game:

Saturday, Aug. 18

Rams at the Rockies Alumni Challenge
6:10 p.m., Coors Field in Denver
This year’s Rams at the Rockies Alumni Challenge begins at 6:10 p.m. with the Rockies facing off against the Miami Marlins at Coors Field in Denver. Todd Queen, co-director of the CSU School of the Arts and chair of the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will sing the National Anthem. Tickets are priced depending on membership and stadium level and include a CSU T-shirt. Register online at

Friday, Aug. 31

Ram Rally on the 16th Street Mall
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Ram Rally on the 16th Street Mall in Denver includes a CSU Showcase highlighting initiatives and giveaways from different divisions around the University, as well as other CSU partners. At noon, there will be a pep rally featuring the voice of the Rams, Brian Roth, as the emcee, the CSU Pep Band and cheerleaders and CAM the Ram. Event attendees will have a chance to win a Rams showdown package, which includes two tickets to the game, a parking pass and two tickets to the CSU Alumni Association’s Official Pregame Ram Rally on Saturday. The event is free and open to the public.

Ram Rally at Katie Mullens
5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Katie Mullens, 1550 Court Place, Denver
Join CAM the Ram, CSU cheerleaders and hundreds of fans for a pep rally full of appetizers, drink specials, competitions and giveaways at Katie Mullens in Denver. Highlights for this year’s event include a buffalo piñata and the Biggest Fan competition to be judged by 2012’s Miss Colorado Collegiate, a CSU alumna. The event is free to attend.

Saturday, Sept. 1

CSU Alumni Association’s Official Pregame Ram Rally
11:30 a.m.-1:30 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 and games. The event is open to the public. Attendees have the option of purchasing tickets that include a gift, drink ticket and access to the food tent. A food ticket costs $25 for Alumni Association members and $30 for non-members.

CSU vs. CU Football Game
Kickoff at 2 p.m., Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver
The Rocky Mountain Showdown is Colorado’s longest-running, in-state football rivalry. Individual game tickets are on sale at

For more information and a full list of events, visit