Rocky Mountain Showdown - Colorado v Colorado State Tickets
Rocky Mountain Showdown Schedule
Every August or September, Colorado University and Colorado State get together for a tremendous matchup at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium, which makes for a riveting setting that allows fans from both schools to easily travel to the game. This intrastate rivalry has blossomed in more than a century of action, as fans on both sides know that winning this one early in the season can be a great sign of things to come. That's why Rocky Mountain Showdown tickets don't just sit around for very long, as this is the type of game that has become the perfect excuse to get out of town and cheer on either the Buffaloes or Rams on game day.
In 2015, it was yet another barnburner that went all the way down to the wire. In the end, it was the Buffaloes adding to their all-time lead in the series by holding off the Rams in overtime, which sets up a 2016 matchup that is sure to have plenty of intensity yet again. Even though these teams aren't in the same conference, there's no denying the type of excitement that gets generated whenever these two teams get together, making the atmosphere always one of the very best of the season. With the Buffaloes and Rams both eager to notch a big early win on their mission to make a bowl game, this is a game that fans need to be a part of to truly appreciate.
Rocky Mountain Showdown Event Info
The recent Rocky Mountain Showdowns have been some of the closest in history, as the Rams and Buffaloes have been going back and forth just about every year lately. After Colorado State took down Colorado in 2014, Colorado regained control of the series with a clutch win in 2015 that was one of the highlights of the Buffaloes' season. As the Rams hit the field hoping to rebound from a tough loss, the excitement level is guaranteed to carry all over Sports Authority Field as fans turn up to see the latest chapter in Rocky Mountain Showdown history play out.
Rocky Mountain Showdown History
It was 1893 when the Rocky Mountain Showdown first came together, a year in which the Colorado Buffaloes set the tone by topping Colorado State 70-6. After the Buffaloes had a few early stretches of dominance, the Rams have had their revenge as well, including a three-game winning streak in the 1930s as well as a series of big wins in the modern era as well. This is a game that has turned into one of the biggest rivalry matchups on the schedule for both Colorado State and Colorado, which has kept Rocky Mountain Showdown tickets red hot throughout the game's history. Thanks to a terrific atmosphere to go along with two spirited fan bases, the Rocky Mountain Showdown seems to only get more intense by the season.
Rocky Mountain Showdown Trivia
When did the Rocky Mountain Showdown start getting played in Denver?
After alternating between Fort Collins and Boulder, the Rocky Mountain Showdown was moved to neutral field Mile High Stadium in Denver for the 1998 matchup. Since then, the game has been held in Denver all but three times with recent games being held at the Denver Broncos' new facility Sports Authority Field.