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What You Need To Know For CU Football vs. TCU

Aug 29, 2022

BOULDER—The University of Colorado will host Texas Christian to open the 2022 football season on Friday, Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. at Folsom Field.  

Check out everything you need to know for the first game and other games this season. Note that gates will open at 6 p.m. and fans are encouraged to enter the stadium at the one hour mark before kickoff to avoid missing any pregame festivities, including Ralphie's Run, and kickoff. 


BUFFS MOBILE APP—The comprehensive app from the Buffs and our partner SideArm is your one-stop shop on your device for all things CU Buffs.  This app is the best way to purchase and manage tickets and get them in your wallet for entry into Folsom Field.  On top of ticketing, the app also features our latest news, rosters, live stats, videos and much more.  Fans are encouraged to download the app before heading to the stadium and getting their tickets in their wallet ahead of time. 

MOBILE TICKETING—All CU home events are completely mobile ticketed.  After purchasing tickets, you will be emailed your mobile tickets to add to your wallet or they will be available in the Buffs Mobile App.  Check out our step-by-step process to manage your mobile tickets.  

TRANSFER TICKETS—Can't make the game and want to send seats to a friend? This is easiest to do in the Buffs Mobile App by selecting the tickets tab, clicking manage tickets, clicking transfer tickets and selecting the season and game you'd like to transfer. Enter the recipients email address or mobile phone number and you're all set. Prefer the website? Click here to learn how.

STUBHUB—Colorado Athletics is proud to partner with StubHub, the Official Fan to Fan Ticket Marketplace of the Colorado Buffaloes. This exciting partnership with StubHub allows you more freedom in pricing, number of ticket listings and lets you reach more ticket buyers than ever before. Can't make a game? Season ticket holders can login to their account, and under "My Tickets" select Sell on StubHub to get started.

CASHLESS TRANSACTIONS – All transactions at the ticket office, concession stands and merchandise areas will be cashless. 

PARKING – Parking lots for the TCU game will open at 3 p.m.  Donor parking permits have already been mailed out, and those fans wishing to purchase on campus single game parking can do so here.

CLEAR BAG POLICY – Folsom Field has a clear bag policy in place.  Please review the website for reminders on what bags are permitted in the stadium.

PEARL STREET STAMPEDE- Don't miss one of the best traditions in college football. Join us for the Pearl Street Stampede on Thursday night, with the Golden Buffalo Marching Band, CU Spirit and Dance teams as well as Chip the Buffalo as we celebrate gameday with the team in a parade that starts at 7 p.m. in front of the courthouse on Pearl Street.


WEAR BLACK—Fans are encouraged to wear their black Buffs Gear for the TCU game. 

NEW VENDOR SPOTLIGHT—Now available throughout the stadium, alongside our many amazing vendors, will be GQue BBQ.  

CHIP'S KIDS CLUB AREA – The Indoor Practice Facility will be open for Chip's Kids Club Area again this season. This indoor space opens 2 hours prior to the game closes after halftime. Will include games, inflatables and a football toss. 

RALPHIE'S CORRAL – Located on Duane Field, Ralphie's Corral is the official tailgate of the CU Alumni Association and is open to everyone.  Ralphie's Corral will be open at 5 p.m. on Friday and there will be cashless concessions and merchandise available.

BUFF WALK – The Buff Walk is Back!  Welcome the team to the stadium along the Buff Walk, located on the east side of Folsom Field between the stadium and Franklin Field.  Head over to the Buff Walk about 5:30 p.m. so you don't miss the arrival of the team.

CLIFF BRANCH HONORED—The late Cliff Branch will be honored this game as the first Buff enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Branch played for the Buffs in the 1970s and some special surprises will be announced in relation to Branch. Branch held the NCAA record for most kick return touchdowns (eight) for almost 30 years and he still holds the CU record for running a 10.0 100-meters at the NCAA Championships.  

NEW SOUND SYSTEM—The long-awaited new sound system has been installed over the summer and is ready for action for the TCU game.  Read more about this new enhancement to the stadium here.