New CSU On-Campus Stadium
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CSU's annual Community Open House is Saturday, August 5. It will give you the first look inside the new, on-campus stadium.

The CSU Rams football team will hold an open practice, presented by Scheels, to allow fans to get their first look at Mike Bobo's 2017 team and also experience the stadium for the first time. The clear bag policy will be in effect for all fans entering the stadium, and Scheels will distribute 5,000 clear bags at stadium gates.

Ice cream will be served, inflatables will be set up outside the stadium and Brent Cowles will perform. The Community Open House and Ram Town activities begin at 10:30 a.m.

Event Details for Saturday, Aug. 5:

  • 10 a.m.--Parking Lots Open
  • 10:30 a.m.--Community Open House and Ram Town Activities Begin, featuring music by Brent Cowles
  • 11:40 a.m.--Commemorative Brick Dedication
  • 12 p.m.--Stadium Gates Open
  • 1 p.m.--Football Team Practice presented by Scheels

A Ticket is Required

The football practice is free, but requires a ticket for entry. Tickets will be mailed to season ticket holders, matching the seat location(s) of the season tickets they purchased. Additional general admission tickets for the event are available at no cost but will need to be claimed online at after July 19 or by visiting the Rams Ticket Office at the Stadium on event day.


Parking for August 5 event will be first come, first served, with fans permitted to park in any available lot. While tailgating on game days will be permitted in designated lots, there will not be tailgating allowed for the event on Aug. 5.


The new Ram Zone Official Merchandise Store at the stadium will officially open Aug. 5, and all concessions stands will be in operation to allow fans to experience the amazing new food and beverage offerings in the stadium.

The Rams will open their 41,000-capacity on-campus stadium Aug. 26 when Pac-12 foe Oregon State visits Fort Collins for a 12:30 p.m. kickoff.

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