Oregon State Beavers Eugene Tickets
Get ready to root for Oregon State Beavers as the team takes on its fiercest local rival, the University of Oregon Ducks on their home ground. Already billed as one of the oldest rivalry in college sports, the Beavers and Ducks have played each other 114 times over the years. Will the Beavers be able to notch up a famous ‘Civil War’ victory this time? Be there to find out; buy Oregon State Beavers Eugene tickets now.
Oregon State University first fielded a football team in 1893. The Beavers, as they were called, were placed in the I-A division of the NCAA. Before 1892, college sports were not allowed in OSU owing to the directives of the then principal. However, all that changed when the new president of the school John Bloss took over. Ushering in an era of college football, William Bloss who was the president’s son, fielded the first Oregon State football team and also played on it as a quarterback.
An Auspicious Start
The first game that the Beavers participated in was an away game at Albany College. The Beavers routed the home team 63-0. If ever there was any doubt about the future of the sport in Oregon, the result put that to rest once and for all. College football had finally arrived in OSU and it was there to stay.
Member of various conferences
College football has flourished in OSU over the years owing to the success of the Beavers. During its early days, the team was a part Northwest Intercollegiate Association from 1902 till 1914. Soon after this, the football team was included in the Pacific Coast Conference where it played for almost half a century from 1915 till 1958. In 1964, the Beavers were included in the Pacific-12 Conference where it continues to play till today. In the periods when it was not part of any conference, the Beavers participated in the capacity of an independent school team.
The ‘Civil War’
Billed as the seventh oldest rivalry in college football, the game between Oregon State University and University of Oregon has been dubbed as the ‘Civil War.’ The game has a festive and local atmosphere as both colleges are close to each other. As per tradition, the last game of the regular season is reserved for the ‘Civil War,’ which has been going on since 1894. Now you can witness this entertaining affair and root for the Beavers. So buy Oregon State Beavers Eugene tickets now.