How to see and celebrate the Cotton Bowl

Whether your preference be watch parties, tailgates or dueling bands — find a fit in the following events scheduled for the 88th Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.

Published on Show Me Mizzou Dec. 20, 2023

This year’s Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic pits the Tigers against the Ohio State Buckeyes.

See the Game in Person or at a Watch Party

7 p.m., Dec. 29, AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas

Although Mizzou’s allocated tickets are sold out, secondary market tickets may be available at ESPN and ESPN Radio will broadcast the game. But watch parties abound. If you live anywhere near a Mizzou Alumni Association chapter, chances are good you can root for the Tigers with fellow alumni. Boosters have scheduled such events in Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, St. Louis, San Diego and Washington, DC. More:

Tiger Tailgate

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Dec. 29, Globe Life Field

The Association’s signature tailgate extends onto the playing surface at Globe Life Field – home of the World Series Champion Texas Rangers. Alumni can clock the speed of their fastball in the bullpen and visit the dugout with Truman. Marching Mizzou and the Golden Girls will be cheering on all comers. More:

Battle of the Bands

4 p.m., Dec. 28, AT&T Stadium’s West Plaza – Miller LiteHouse

Don your best black and gold and head out to AT&T Stadium for a pep rally vibe as Marching Mizzou takes on Ohio State’s musical contingent. The event includes cheer squads, mascots and food. More:

Attention Visiting Alumni

Dallas-Fort Worth, with its 6,035 alumni, is a Mizzou hotspot. The DFW chapter will roll out the black and gold carpet for everyone with a Mizzou Headquarters. More:

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