A college football rivalry that stretches back 120 years, the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown will take place under the lights, on Friday, August 29, 2014 @ 7:00 PM.

Whether you are a Buff, a Ram or simply a college football fan, the passion and excitment of this in-state rivalry is truly college football at its Mile High best!

Tickets are still available for the Rocky Mountain Showdown and can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the stadium ticket office on the day of the game.

All fans are reminded that the stadium bag policy, which limits the size and type of bags permitted inside the stadium, will be enforced for the Rocky Mountain Showdown.

Follow the official twitter feed for Sports Authority Field at Mile High to receive real-time, game day parking and traffic updates.


View a SITE LAYOUT for the Rocky Mountain Showdown
View a SEATING LAYOUT for the Rocky Mountain Showdown
View a PARKING LAYOUT for the Rocky Mountain Showdown


  • Friday, August 29, 2014 @ 7:00 PM.  
  • All stadium parking lots open at 3 PM.
  • All stadium gates will open at 5:30 PM.
  • Gates for suite and United Club guests will open at 5 PM through gate 2 or 7. 
  • CU students must enter through Gate 9.
  • CSU students must enter through Gate 5


Parking spaces in on-site parking lots at Sports Authority Field at Mile High for the Rocky Mountain Showdown will cost $ 25 per space, cash only please. 

Pre sold parking permits for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown are sold out at this time. 

Additional Parking Information


With standard rush hour traffic and game day traffic, heavy volume and congestion should be anticipated and extra time planned for if driving to the stadium.  Public or alternative transportation options should be considered to minimize delays and inconvenience.  

All fans should be aware that the Taste of Colorado is also scheduled to take place in downtown Denver at Civic Center Park on Friday from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM with multiple road closures planned including Colfax Avenue and 14th Avenue from Sherman to Cherokee.  Taste of Colorado Road Closures Map.

Security & Bag Policy

All fans attending the 2014 Rocky Mountain Showdown are reminded that the stadium bag policy limits the size and type of bags that are permitted into the stadium. All fans are strongly encouraged to review the policy prior to arriving at the stadium for the game. 

The following bags will be permitted.

  • One clear bag no larger than 12" by x 6" x 12" OR a one-gallon clear freezer bag (Ziploc or similar).
  • Fans may also carry a small clutch bag or purse no larger than 6.5" x 4.5", with or without a strap.
  • Each ticket holder, including children, may carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse.

Prior to entering stadium gates, all patrons will be subject to security screening, including metal detector screening and inspection of bags or other items carried in.

Fans are strongly encouraged to review the policy to minimize delays and inconvenience. 

A printable security & bag policy information flyer can also be downloaded here.