Cinch Jeans Rocky Mountain Showdown
Eight times since 1998, Colorado State and in-state rival Colorado have faced one another in the annual football battle in Denver at Invesco Field at Mile High. Since the game initially moved to Denver in 1998, the teams played before the largest crowds in state history to witness a college sporting event.

Border War
The Border War featuring CSU and Wyoming - the longest rivalry in each school's history - dates back to 1893. Since 1968, the schools have battled for possession of the Bronze Boot traveling trophy. The bronzed battle boot was worn in Vietnam by CSU ROTC instructor Dan Romero.

Ram-Falcon Trophy
The Ram-Falcon Trophy originated in 1980 to highlight the series between CSU and Air Force. The wood-carved trophy was produced by local artist Bill Wrage. The Air Force ROTC detachment on the CSU campus initiated the creation of the trophy.