Tag Archives: Football

Happy Homecoming Mizzou!

October 22, 2012

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When Chester Brewer invited Mizzou alumni to ‘come home’ for the football game against Kansas in 1911, no one could have guessed what a national sensation homecoming would be over 100 years later.  What began on Rollins Field on the University of Missouri campus is now a beloved tradition at Memorial Stadium and at schools across the country.

The first Mizzou homecoming football game in 1911.

Join us on our blog Gameday in Columbia this week to celebrate and embrace Mizzou’s most cherished tradition, homecoming.

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Fall into Columbia on our Gameday Blog!

September 25, 2012

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In Columbia, many fall weekends mean suiting up in black and gold and heading to Memorial Stadium to cheer on the Mizzou Tiger Football team. Of course, there’s more to Columbia than the Tigers, and plenty of things to enjoy while you’re into for football weekends. We’ve wrapped all of those game weekend activities and facts up for you in our new blog, Gameday in Columbia.

On the blog, you’ll find everything you need to make your football (and any other) trip to Columbia memorable. From tailgates to traditions and cuisine to concerts, we’ll have you covered. Keep checking back throughout the season!

While we’re at it, have you voted for Truman today?

Well, have you? Truman is part of the Capital One Mascot Challenge, and in his Week 4 face-off he’s up against a familiar foe…the Texas Tech Red Raider. Help keep Truman in the lead by voting now!

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The Countdown is on to Mizzou Football

July 18, 2012

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It’s hard to believe, but football season is just around the corner! Soon it will be time to pull out your black and gold and gear up for Mizzou’s first year in the Southeastern Conference. This season promises to be extra exciting with both Georgia and Alabama making their appearance in Columbia, with a full home slate of seven games.

Rawr.

Whether you’re a lifelong fan or this will be you’re first visit to The Zou, here are a few fun resources for Tiger and visiting fans alike…

-For logistical information such as parking, head over to MizzouGameday.com, where game specific information is posted to help you navigate your game day experience in Columbia.

-Tiger Fans: Remember to Wear Gold every game except Blackout (November 17th vs. Syracuse).

-Need to pick up a new tshirt, license plate holder, or anything else Tiger related? Head to the Tiger Team Store, which is adjacent to Memorial Stadium or Tiger Spirit, located in The District.

-Visiting from out of town? Enjoying pregame festivities downtown? Check out the Spirit Bus! With routes running throughout Columbia, it’s easy to get right down to the stadium on game day.

-Join us on Pinterest for game day gear, tailgating recipes and more to get you in the spirit!

Still not quite ready for football season? Stay tuned for more updates about upcoming games, other fantastic Columbia fun to have while you’re in town and more.

Oh, and one last thing. M-I-Z!

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