Before kickoff at Folsom Field, Buffs fans gather at Duane Field for Ralphie’s Corral - The Official CU Tailgate.

Free and open to everyone, Ralphie’s Corral is the one place to see everyone’s favorite buffalo up close on gameday, so be sure to stop by early for a photo op! 

In addition to Ralphie and her handlers, the CU Marching Band and Spirit Teams perform during the festivities on the lawn south of the Duane Physics building. There’s music, photo ops with Chip, fun games for kids and premium giveaways, including CU Nike gear, too.

Concession-style food and drinks are available for purchase.

Ralphie’s Corral is a cooperative effort among the CU Office of the President, CU Boulder Office of the Chancellor, Office of Advancement, Alumni Association and Athletics.