Game Day Timeline:
10 a.m.: Parking lots open at Sports Authority Field
Noon: Premium gates open (Club and Suite level)
12:30 p.m.: All gates open
2:05 p.m.: Kick off for a nationally televised game (FX)
Tickets available at denversports.org
Schedule of Events for Friday, August 31st
• CU vs. CSU Luncheon - 11:00am - 1:00pm, Seawell Ballroom Denver. Join CU Coach Jon Embree and CSU Jim McElwain for a game preview along with former players and KOA's Mark Johnson, Larry Zinner and Andy Lindahl. Tickets required, for more info call 303-744-6372
• Ram Rally #1 on the 16th Street Mall (Denver)
Friday, August 31, 2012, 11:30 AM
Block one of Skyline Park - Denver, CO
• Ram Rally #2 at Katie Mullins (Denver)
Friday, August 31, 2012, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
• CU Pearl Street Stampede (Boulder)
Friday, August 31, 2012, 7:00 PM
1300 Block of Pearl Street
Schedule of game day events:
Pre-Game Parking Lot
- Try your hand at bullriding! Cinch Jeans will have a mechanical bull set up in the Counties Gateway Plaza (between parking lots J and C).
-Stop by King Soopers next to Parking C to get your pre-game tailgate sample. Look for Stinkin Good Green Chile, Johnsonville Brats, Red Bird Chicken, Private Selection Salsa, Kroger Tortilla Chip & the Colorado Lottery.
- What is a tailgate without a good cornhole game? Westword's booth is next to Parking Lot C.
-Meet the Army National Guard and collect some swag.
-CSU Alumni Tailgate
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
West end of Lot J, across from Gate 3
-CU Alumni Tailgate
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
West end of Lot C
In Game Festivities
• Colorado Firefighter Tribute - Official Colorado firefighter tribute and thank you. A total of 100 firefighters are the invited guests of CU and CSU, and they will accompany the school's marching bands during the playing of the National Anthem with a large American flag.
• Coin Toss - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper tosses the official game coin
During The Game:
• The Cinch First Quarter Break T-Shirt Toss - Keep your eyes out for Cinch T-shirts flying your way between the 1st & 2nd quarter of the game. Cinch Jeans and the handlers of CSU Mascot "Cam the Ram" and CU's "Ralphie" will toss Cinch t-shirts toss to the most enthusiastic fans from each school.
• "Collaborate for Colorado "- Half time presented by the Denver Chamber of Commerce - The "Collaborate for Colorado "award showcases the ongoing collaboration between Colorado State University and the University of Colorado, the state's two premiere universities on and off the athletic field. Not only do they work together to bring their 84 year old football rivalry to Denver every Labor Day weekend as the official kickoff to college football season in Colorado but they work together year round to support the state of Colorado.
• Centennial Cup Presentation presented by Cinch Jeans - Watch as the Centennial Cup is presented by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Cinch Jeans to the winning team and coach. Don't forget to take your ticket to the Cinch Jeans Factory Store here in Denver for buy two get one free jeans!
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