The University of Idaho Vandals have one of the historic college football programs in the Northwest. The Vandals have been playing football since 1893, and have amassed over 440 wins. In their 120-year history, Idaho has won 10 conference championships spanning 5 conferences. The Vandals currently compete in the Sun Belt Conference, allowing them to play some of the up and coming teams in college football. A number of college football’s most memorable players wore the Vandals Silver and Gold, including Ken Hobart, John Friesz, Wayne Walker, Jim Norton, and Mark Schlereth. Idaho has one of the proudest football followings around, and game days at the Kibbie Dome are unlike anywhere else. Fans are decked out in as much silver and gold as they can wear and sing, “Go, Vandals, Go” loudly and often. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Idaho Vandals football tickets.
Idaho Vandals Football at the Kibbie Dome Address: S. Rayburn St. Moscow, Idaho, 83844
The University of Idaho Vandals football team plays their home games at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho. The Kibbie Dome has been home to the Vandals since 1975, and can seat over 15,000 fans. One of the few domed stadiums in college football, the Kibbie Dome is truly a unique place to watch a football game. The stadium is the only primarily wooden domed stadium in the country and its architecture earned the American Society of Civil Engineers award for engineering achievement. When the house is packed and the sun is shinning through the massive windows, this stadium is loud and has a wonderful atmosphere. Kibbie Dome parking information is covered in our Vandals event guide.
Idaho vs. Washington State
Known as the Battle of the Palouse, the Vandals and Cougars have been meeting on the gridiron since 1894, and have played each other over 85 times. The two universities are located only about 10 miles apart sparking the unique tradition known as the “Loser’s Walk.” In the week after the Battle of the Palouse, students from the losing school walk to the campus of the winning school. This is one of the most unique and creative rivalries in college football and one of the absolute best in the Northwest.
Idaho vs. Boise State
When the only two division I FBS programs in the State of Idaho meet on the gridiron, it is always a big deal. The Vandals and Broncos compete for the right to bring the Governor’s Trophy back to their side of the State. This rivalry was first played in 1971 and has been contested in 3 different conferences and as a non-conference game. Easily the biggest all-Idaho football event of the year, whenever this game is on the schedule, fans, coaches, and players from both sides have it circled.
Idaho Vandals Event Guide
How can I buy cheap Idaho Vandals tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Idaho Vandals football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Idaho tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee SBC opponents like New Mexico State, Louisiana Monroe, and Troy can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase Idaho tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Idaho Vandals football schedule?
The Vandals 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the SBC. Idaho plays in the SBC West Division, which means games against New Mexico State, Arkansas State, Louisiana Monroe, and Texas State. Game times are announced by Idaho as soon as the TV schedule is set. Idaho’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Washington State in the Battle of the Palouse. If you are looking for Vandals news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Idaho Vandals team roster.
Can I buy Idaho Vandals football season tickets?
Idaho Vandals 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 Idaho football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at the Kibbie Dome.
What is the best Idaho rivalry game during the season?
Idaho has a few fantastic rivalries, but the matchup with Washington State is really special. Only separated by a handful of miles, allowing fans from both universities to travel to away games. “The Losers Walk” is one of the most unique and extreme traditions following a college football game and gives this game an incentive for fans and alumni.
What is the best game day tradition at a Vandals home game?
Going to any Idaho athletic event gives you the chance to see one of the most energetic mascots in the country. Known as Joe Vandal, the quintessential Idaho Vandal is as fun as he is fierce. The school earned their mascot after an editor of the school paper in 1918 began referring to the football team as “Vandals” in reference to their toughness and talent. Getting a high five or picture with Joe Vandal is a lot of fun and one of the highlights of game days at the Kibbie Dome.