The Wyoming Cowboys are one of the oldest football programs in the northwest. The Cowboys first started playing football in 1892, and have won over 14 conference titles since then. The boys from Laramie are known for tough, never back down football, and often schedule many of college football’s biggest programs for their non-conference schedule. Wyoming plays in the Mountain West Conference against some of the toughest programs on the West Coast. The Cowboys rivalry with Colorado State is the oldest west of Missouri, and Wyoming War Memorial Stadium has the highest elevation of anywhere in college football. Many great names have worn the Gold and Brown, including longtime NFL great Jay Novacek, and other All-Americans Mike Dirks, and Jerry Hill. The Cowboys have one of the most active live-mascots in the country in Cowboy Joe, and all fans better know the words to “Ragtime Cowboy Joe,” as the fans sing it loud and often. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Wyoming Cowboys football tickets.
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Wyoming Cowboys Football at Wyoming War Memorial Stadium Address: 1000 E University Ave, Laramie, Wyoming, 82071
The Wyoming Cowboys play their home games at Wyoming War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyoming. War Memorial Stadium is known as “The War,” and has been home to the Cowboys since 1950. The stadium holds over 29,000 fans and is consistently one of the rowdiest places in the Mountain West Conference. The War sits at over 7,200 feet above sea level, making it the highest elevation stadium in college football. A few hours before kickoff, the players and coaches take part in the “Cowboy Walk” from the Hilton to War Memorial Stadium with thousands of screaming fans there to cheer them on. The Wyoming Cowboys home bench is on the War Memorial Stadium sideline with sections 1-8. Wyoming War Memorial Stadium parking information is covered in our Cowboys event guide.
Wyoming vs. Colorado State
Known as the “Border War,” this matchup is one of the historic games in college football. These two teams have played over 100 times since 1899, making this the oldest interstate rivalry west of Missouri. The winner of this game gets the right to take the “Bronze Boot” trophy back to their state. The two teams have been so evenly matched, neither team has been able to gain an edge in the trophy series since 1968.
Wyoming vs. Hawaii
The Battle for the Paniolo Trophy is one of the budding rivalries on the west coast. Paniolo is a Hawaiian word for Cowboy and represents the similarities between the two universities. The two teams first met in 1978 as members of the Western Athletic Conference and have played annually since 1997. With Hawaii’s move to the MWC, this matchup once again became a conference rivalry, and promises to be one of the up and coming matchups in the Mountain West Conference.
Wyoming Cowboys Event Guide
How can I buy cheap Wyoming Cowboys tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Wyoming Cowboys football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Wyoming tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee Mountain West opponents like, Boise State, Fresno State, and Nevada can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer best opportunity to purchase Wyoming tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Wyoming Cowboys football schedule?
The Cowboys 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the MWC. Wyoming plays in the MWC Mountain Division, which means games against Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, New Mexico, and Utah State. Game times are announced by the MWC as soon as the TV schedule is set. Wyoming’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Colorado State in the Border War. If you are looking for Cowboys news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Wyoming Cowboys team roster.
Can I buy Wyoming Cowboys football season tickets?
Wyoming Cowboys season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Wyoming football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Wyoming War Memorial Stadium.
What is the best Wyoming rivalry game during the season?
This question is easy, Colorado State. One of the most passionate rivalries anywhere in the county, this game has enough history to fill a library. There are trophies, tailgates, plenty of hard hits, and a whole lot of regional pride on the line every time these two teams meet.
What is the best gameday tradition at a Cowboys home game?
Wyoming is a school that loves it’s traditions. Of the many great home football traditions, watching Cowboy Joe triumphantly trot around War Memorial Stadium after a touchdown is pretty special. It is one of the few live mascots that actually moves around during game time, and it always gets the home crowd roaring.