1. Old Bell
Listen for the old bell that is rung after every Brown score. The ringing of the bell is a fun tradition and a great way to celebrate Bears scores making it one of the most memorable parts of your visit to Brown.
2. Brown-Princeton Rivalry
The Brown-Princeton rivalry began in 1898, and it has been going strong ever since. You won’t want to miss it when these Ivy League rivals square off, so make sure to be in attendance when the Tigers come to town.
Bruno the Brown mascot was originally a live bear. However, since the 1960s the school has had a costumed version that appears at Brown athletic events. The lovable mascot can be seen at Brown basketball games, so keep an eye open for him during your trip to Brown Stadium.
4. Governor’s Cup
The winner of the annual rivalry game between Brown and Rhode Island takes home the Governor’s Cup. The rivalry between these two Rhode Island-based schools dates back to 1909 and has been played just about every year since then. Brown leads the all-time series 72-27-2, so come on out and cheer on the Bears as they look to extend their lead.
5. Brown University Band
The Brown University Band creates excitement in the stands throughout the game. You also won’t want to miss the scramble band’s humorous halftime show, which will keep you entertained during the break. Enjoy the band as they’re a big part of any Brown football game.
6. Brown-Penn Rivalry
The rivalry between Brown and Penn began in 1895, and since then the two teams have played 85 times. The Quakers lead the all-time series 59-24-2, but the Bears will do their best to try and narrow the gap the next time these two rivals meet.
Join the cheerleaders’ chants to help pump up the Bears. The cheerleaders do a fantastic job of pumping up the crowd and create a fun collegiate feel at every Brown football game.
8. Brown-Dartmouth Rivalry
The longtime Ivy League rivals have squared off many times over the years and starting in 2018 the two teams will play their last game of the season against each other. Don’t miss the Bears final game of the season against Dartmouth as it’s your last chance to see the current Bears team play live.