Get Up, Cowboys...

It's Game Day! 

Boone Pickens

Hey, Cowboys! 

We are excited to host you in America’s Friendliest College Town for the thrills and excitement of Big 12 Conference athletics!

We have compiled game day information in one location to make planning for your trip to Stillwater as easy as possible.

When in doubt, give us a shout and we’ll do everything possible to answer all of your questions – 405-743-3697.  

2022 Football Schedule

September 1: Central Michigan - Kick-off 6:00 pm - Game Day Guide
September 10: Arizona State - Kick-off 6:30 pm - Game Day Guide
September 17: Arkansas - Pine Bluff - Kick-off 6:00 pm - Game Day Guide
October 8: Texas Tech - Kick-off 2:30 pm
October 22: Texas (Homecoming) - Kick-off TBA - Homecoming Events
November 12: Iowa State - Kick-off TBA
November 26: West Virginia - Kick-off TBA

Want a chance to win a pair of tickets to a home football game? CLICK HERE to sign up.

A full guide to Boone Pickens Stadium policies can be found HERE, and below are some key ones for fans to be aware of before arriving.

Parking Lots

Lots open at 8 a.m. Saturday for all games, regardless of kick-off time. For more parking information,  CLICK HERE. For additional assistance with traffic and navigation, the Cowboys have partnered with Waze to help navigate fans directly to their parking lots at Oklahoma State Athletics venues.

Park and Ride

Catch the shuttle at 7th and Lewis in Downtown Stillwater for free, round-trip service to Boone Pickens Stadium starting 2 hours before the game and continuing until 30 minutes after kick-off. Shuttles will resume in the 3rd quarter and continue for a minimum of 30 minutes postgame - or until lines are gone. (Masks may be required)

Park for a Cause

Support local causes and organizations when you park at the following locations around Stillwater.

  • Arvest Bank, 524 N. Main St. - proceeds benefit Stillwater High School Cheer
  • Boy Scout Troop 828, Duck Street between Maple and Elm by Eskimo Joe's - $40 per spot with tailgating available, contact Paul Manisian at 405-742-7058 for advanced tailgate parking - proceeds benefit Troop 828
  • Exchange Bank, 310 N. Main St. - proceeds benefit Stillwater High School Wrestling
  • Hillcrest Baptist Church, 902 N. Washington - $20 per game or $300 per season - proceeds go toward Hillcrest ministries and missions
  • RCB Bank, 324 S. Duck St. - proceeds benefit Turning Point Ranch
  • Salem Lutheran Church, 101 S. Duck - prices vary by game - proceeds benefit the youth group and proceeds from the first game donated to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America to fight hunger
  • Simmons Bank, 308 S. Main - suggested donation of $10-$20 - benefitting United Way of Payne County
  • Staples, 616 N. Perkins Rd - $25 per game or $100 for last 4 games - benefitting 4kidzsake, click here for more info
  • Stillwater Church of Christ, 821 N. Duck St. - $20 per game - proceeds benefit the youth group and missions
  • Stillwater YMCA, 204 S. Duck St. - $20 per game or $250 per season - proceeds go toward student scholarship recipients
  • The Bank NA, 800 W. 6th Ave - proceeds benefit Cushing Baseball
  • University Heights Baptist Church, 323 S. Knoblock - $20 per game - proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 828 and the University Heights youth group

Walkaround Parking

  • StillStrong Park with a Purpose at Stillwater Medical Center and Stillwater Women's Clinic - $10-$20 - proceeds benefit the Stillwater Medical Center Emergency Room in honor of the victims and recognition of those who served in the 2015 Homecoming Tragedy. CLICK HERE for more information.

RV Parking Options

We have campgrounds and parks available to RVs most of the year. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made with each campground/RV park. CLICK HERE for more information.

*NEW! Open to the first 20 RVers

Cowboy Camp Luxury RV Park, located at 522 North Perkins Road, is within walking distance to Boone Pickens Stadium.
20 pads are now available before the expected completion date.
$300 for Friday-Sunday – First-Come-First-Served – North side of the park only.
Contact Cristy or Nicole at Visit Stillwater if you have any questions – 405-743-3697.

Cowboy Camp


The ticket offices around Boone Pickens Stadium are open 4 hours to kick time or at 8 a.m. for 11 a.m. kick-off. Except for the suites, all tickets are mobile. Fans have the option of using their mobile devices to present tickets for scanning at the entry gates or printing their tickets at home and presenting that page for scanning at the entry gates. Season tickets, mini-plan tickets, and single game tickets are available. For more information on tickets, CLICK HERE.


To ensure a safe and family-friendly atmosphere, tailgating is limited to designated areas on campus. Tailgate spots can be claimed beginning at noon on Friday, regardless of kick-off. Please view Oklahoma State University's tailgating maps to view available and prohibited areas for tailgating along with tailgating guidelines. For more information on tailgating, CLICK HERE.

Elevate the tailgating experience with packages from REVELxp. From a simple tent with a table and chairs to an elaborate large-scale gathering, they can cover it all. To book your tailagate, CLICK HERE.

Orange Glow

See the glow of America's Brightest Orange come from inside Boone Pickens Stadium on Friday evenings before home football games.

Hall of Fame Block Party

Hall of Fame Avenue between Knoblock Street and Washington Street is closed to vehicular traffic on gameday. The Hall of Fame Block Party opens 3 hours before kick-off. 

The Walk

Join the Cowboys as they make the traditional pre-game walk along Hester Street from the Atherton Hotel in the OSU Student Union to Boone Pickens Stadium. The Walk begins 2 hours before kick-off. 

Street Closures

For the latest information on street closures, CLICK HERE to visit the City of Stillwater's website. 

Postgame Traffic

After a fun day in Stillwater, we hope you have a safe drive home. CLICK HERE to download the Cowboy Football postgame traffic flow map.

Helpful Hints to Spend More on Gameday Gear and Less on Parking Violations

Parking is prohibited in certain specified places.

No person shall stop, stand, or park a vehicle, except when necessary to avoid a conflict with other traffic or in compliance with law or ordinance or the directions of a police officer or traffic control device, in any of the following places:

  • Within an intersection
  • Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant except in a parking space officially marked
  • On a crosswalk
  • ​Within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection
  • Within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing beacon, stop sign, or traffic-control signal located at the side of a roadway
  • On a sidewalk
  • In front of a public or private driveway
  • In or upon a private driveway of another, without permission of the owner, lessee, or person in charge thereof
  • Upon the private property of another, other than a private driveway, without permission of the owner, lessee, or person in charge thereof, except where such private property is provided as a parking area and the general use of said property is not restricted by signs or proper markings to allow parking by a specific class of individuals only, such as customers of a particular business establishment, residents of a certain apartment house, etc.
  • At any place where official signs prohibit stopping, standing, or parking

Game Themes

Get ready for some fantastic themed weeks full of great entertainment for the whole family at Boone Pickens Stadium! Click on the images below to enlarge.

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Stadium Entry

Gates Open

Suite and Club ticket holders may enter the stadium two hours before kick-off.  All general fans may enter the stadium 90 minutes before kick-off.  

Suite ticket holders should enter the stadium through the stair towers and club seat ticket holders should enter the stadium through gates S6 and N6. Temporary gate locations will be used for the club seat ticket holders (W2 and W13). These locations will open 2 hours before kick-off and will return to regular gate use when the general gates are opened.

Clear Bag Policy/Bag Screening

Small clutch purses no larger than 4.5”x 6.5“and clear bags 12”x 6”x12” are permitted. Fans are limited to one bag per person with a small clutch purse. All allowable items will be checked before entering the stadium. Please leave all unnecessary items in your vehicle or at home. For more information on OSU’s clear bag policy, CLICK HERE.

Food and Beverages 

Fans are permitted to bring unopened clear plastic water bottles into Boone Pickens Stadium. Free water refilling stations are located throughout the concourse. No other outside food or beverages are allowed to be brought inside the stadium from the outside (including food or beverages purchased in the Hall of Fame Block Party area). Concession stands are located throughout the stadium and offer a variety of food and beverages.

Chair Backs and Seat Cushions

Chair backs are not permitted to be brought into the stadium. Seat cushions are permitted as long as they are 16” wide or smaller. No back or metal frame is permitted.

Cowboy Stadium Seats (chairback rentals)

Cowboy Stadium Seating is reserved through IMG College Seating. Please call 1-877-494-6001 or visit for additional information.

Fan Assistance Booth

The Fan Assistance Booths are located on the ground level, in the middle of the stadium, on the north and south sides. These booths will be open two (2) hours before kick-off through the end of the game. Fans may go to these booths for ticket information, lost and found, and game day assistance. 

OSU Football

More Game Day Activities

Cowboy BBQ Cook-Off - November 12

Prior to OSU's kick-off against Iowa State, OSU Athletics will host a Cowboy BBQ cook-off as part of the Hall of Fame Block Party. Participants will barbecue one pork butt each, courtesy of Rib Crib in Stillwater. Judges will assign scores based on the plates of food, with the three highest combined scores winning prizes for first, second, and third place. Click here for more information.

Pep Rally Performances at The McKnight Center

On Fridays before select home football games, enjoy a great concert or performance at The McKnight Center. Enjoy concerts by Sara Evans and Buddy Guy, and a dazzling show with Legally Blonde: The Musical. Each event includes a tailgate party in the plaza. CLICK HERE for ticket information.

OSU Alumni Association's Cowboy Corral Pregame Events

Alumni will want to start their gameday at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center. Enjoy a free, family-friendly pep rally before every Saturday home game (excludes 11 a.m. kick-offs). Take pictures with Bullet, and grab a snack or beverage before the game. Click here for additional details.

Joe State Pre-Game Tailgate presented by Eskimo Joe's

Celebrate the fun of Cowboy football with family and friends at the Joe State Tailgate. Food service and a full bar are available, and all ages are welcome.

1890 Original Craft Beer

OSU Athletics and its multimedia rightsholder, Learfield's Cowboy Sports Properties, have partnered with Stillwater's own Iron Monk Brewing Company to make Iron Monk the Official Craft Beer of OSU. A new co-branded craft beer called 1890 Original is now available for purchase, and will be offered at OSU athletics events and at OSU Alumni Association pregame events at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

McKnight Center Pep Rally 2022