The Washington State Cougars football family is one of the most passionate in the country. Playing in the PAC-12 Conference, the Cougars play the best competition on the West Coast. Wazzu has played over 1,000 football games since they first fielded a team in 1893 and are one of the oldest programs in the western United States. The Cougars have won 4 conferences championships and played in over 10 bowl games, including 4 Rose Bowl appearances. Wazzu fans spread the entire country, and Pullman is a tough place to play if you are not wearing the Cougars Crimson and Grey. The Cougars run onto the field through a cloud of smoke, and chants of “Wazzu” that are deafening. Gamedays in Pullman are as high energy as anywhere in the PAC-12 North, and keep your eye out for the Washington State flag that has flown on every college game day set since 2003. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Washington State Cougars football tickets.
Washington State Cougars Football at Martin Stadium Address: 1775 NE Stadium Way, Pullman, Washington, 99164
The Washington State Cougars play their home games at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington. Martin Stadium has been the home of the Cougars since 1972, and seats over 30,000 fans. A few hours before kickoff, fans, cheerleaders, and the marching band line up outside of Martin Stadium to cheer on and high five their favorite Cougar players as they enter the stadium in what is known as the “Cougar Prowl.” The Washington State Cougars home bench is on the Martin Stadium sideline with sections 24-30. Martin Stadium parking information is covered in our Cougars event guide.
Martin Stadium Experience
Known as the “Apple Cup,” this is the must see matchup in the Evergreen State. The two schools have played over 105 times since 1900, and are the two largest and most accomplished programs in the State of Washington. To say that there is no love lost between Wazzu and UW would be an understatement. The battles on the gridiron have been especially fierce in the last decade, with the game being decided by more than 12 points only a couple times.
Washington State vs. Idaho
One of the closest rivalries in the NCAA, these two Northwest neighboring universities are separated by only eight miles. This matchup is known as the Battle of the Palouse, and has been played over 85 times since the initial meeting in 1894. The Cougars have seen much success in this series, including a winning streak of 21 straight games from 1928-1949. This rivalry is one of the oldest, closest, and most regionally important matchups in the Northwest.
Washington State Cougars Event Guide
How can I buy cheap Washington State Cougars tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Washington State Cougars football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Washington State tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee PAC-12 opponents like Oregon, Stanford, and USC 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 Washington State tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Washington State Cougars football schedule?
The Cougars 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the PAC-12. Washington State plays in the PAC-12 Division, which means games against Washington, Oregon, Oregon State, California, and Stanford. Game times are announced by the PAC-12 as soon as the TV schedule is set. Washington State’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Washington in the Apple Cup. If you are looking for Cougars news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Washington State Cougars team roster.
Can I buy Washington State Cougars football season tickets?
Washington State Cougars 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 Washington State football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Martin Stadium.
What is the best Washington State rivalry game during the season?
The Cougars rivalry with the Huskies is easily the biggest game in the State of Washington. Allegiances to these two schools split the state in half, and each time the Apple Cup is played, the entire state is buzzing with energy as both sides desperately want to own the bragging rights for that year.
What is the best game day tradition at a Cougars home game?
One of Washington States most famous traditions is unlike any other in the country and revolves around a television broadcast. ESPN’s College Gameday is a staple of every Saturday during the college football season. They travel around the country visiting a different campus, with an intriguing matchup every week. But since 2003, no matter which campus the set has been placed on, there has been a Washington State Cougars flag flying in the background. For over 10 years, over 140 broadcasts, across countless campuses there is always the Wazzu crimson and grey somewhere in the background. This tradition shows the massive amount of pride that follows the Cougars, and is something to look for every single week.