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CSU Game Day

Come for the game, stay for the weekend! The Colorado State University Rams offer a first-class CSU game day experience at their brand new, state-of-the art on campus stadium. CSU has put together an incredible weekend’s worth of activities leading up to the big games on Saturdays. 

As you book your stay to Fort Collins for the big game, we want to help you make plans and find fun things to do during your down time. Fort Collins is home to some of the best restaurantsbreweriesfamily-friendly activities and outdoor recreation in the state of Colorado. Not to mention Fort Collins has a downtown area that inspired the creation of Disneyland Main Street USA! Let us help you plan the best game day weekend possible with some of our favorite itineraries:
 

CSU Game Day Home Football Game Schedule

Aug. 25 vs. Hawaii (TBA)
Aug. 31 vs. Colorado (Denver)
Sept. 8 vs. Arkansas (Military Appreciation & Stripe the Stadium)
Sept. 22 vs. Illinois State (Ag Day with 4-H & Orange Out)
Oct. 13 vs. New Mexico (Homecoming & Family Weekend)
Oct. 27 vs. Wyoming (Tackle Cancer)
Nov. 17 vs. Utah State (Take a Kid to the Game & Extra Yard for Teachers)

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*Look for the Rambassador Information Stations around campus to answer your questions!* (Volunteer to be a CSU Rambassador and get a free ticket to each game volunteered for!)

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CSU Events and Happenings on Game Day Weekend

Thursday

Happy Hour on the Porch!

Every Thursday before a home football game CSU will host a happy hour from 4-7 pm at the New Belgium Porch, located in the on campus stadium. 
 

Friday

Get Your Green On Fridays!

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Thanks to a collaborative effort between Colorado State University, the City of Fort Collins, the Downtown Business Association, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, Visit Fort Collins and Poudre School District, all citizens are being encouraged to “Get Your Green On” every Friday to honor CSU’s primary school color. The initiative is meant to encourage school pride and awareness.

Football Fridays at the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center

Every Friday before a home football game fans will get the chance to enjoy appearances by former players and special guests as well as visits from the CAM the Ram, the Spirit Squad and pep band from 4-7 pm. *Please note, there will be no regularly scheduled Football Friday on October 13 because of Homecoming and Family Weekend festivities happening on campus.
 

Saturday

CSU Game Day!

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  • Enjoy entertainment and appearances by the Spirit Squad, marching band and mascots at the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase.

CAM the Ram

  • Come see CAM at his new game day home located just outside the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center.

Ram Town

  • Bring the family and enjoy inflatables, face painting, balloon artists and more at Ram Town, located on the new football practice fields just west of the on campus stadium. 

Ram Walk

  • Ram Walk is a tradition where the CSU football team walks through the interactive area of Ram Town two and half hours before game time. There will also be appearances from the CSU cheerleaders and the marching band.

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