School has kicked off and soon football will too

Northern Colorado prepares for a rough few weeks leading into conference play


School is back in session which means back to class, meals at dining halls, spending time with friends and Northern Colorado football. The Bears open the 2017-2018 season on Saturday September 2 at Nottingham Field against College of Idaho.

It all starts before the game with the Third Annual Bears, Brews, and Bites. Fans can make their way to the Pepsi Fan Fest starting at 11 am to take part in the festivities with local brewery samples restaurant sponsors samples. Tickets for Bears, Brews, and Bites are $10 with a game ticket.

The concession stands inside Nottingham Field have some new items this year alongside the old favorites. Also new to Nottingham is the Bear Tunnel where the team will enter the field.

Following the exciting home opener with College of Idaho, UNC is set for a tough few weeks.

On September 9 the Bears travel to Gainesville for a showdown with the Gators. The last non-conference game will take place in Boulder on September 16 when the Bears take on the Buffs.


Nottingham Field will see hear the Bears roar again on September 23 to start Big Sky play against the Idaho State Bengals.


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