The Creighton Bluejays are the pride and joy of Omaha, so you’ll have a great experience attending a Jays basketball game. The city of Omaha lives and dies with Creighton basketball, and the Bluejays are the biggest game in town meaning that people from all over the area come out to support Creighton on game days.
Omaha’s love of the Jays can be seen in the intense in-game atmosphere found at the CenturyLink Center. The alumni and local fans bring a lot of passion to the arena, but it’s nothing compared to that of the Birdcage. The Birdcage is the student section at Creighton, and they have a reputation for providing an excellent homecourt advantage. The Blue Crew leads the Birdcage in their chants, so look out for the Blue Crew and join in.
In addition to being home to an incredible in-game atmosphere, the CenturyLink Center is also a state-of-the-art venue that doesn’t have a bad seat in the house. No matter where you’re sitting, you’ll have a fantastic view of all the action on the court. There are also several large screen TVs around the concourse, so if you have to leave your seat during the game, you won’t miss a thing.
Before or after the game make sure to take some time to explore the nearby area. There are lots of places to eat and drink nearby including Goodnights Pizza, DJ’s Dugout Sports Bar, and Blatt Beer & Table. College baseball fans will want to stop by nearby TD Ameritrade Park, which is home to the College World Series.
You’ll have a fun time in Omaha where the incredible fan support makes a trip to see a Creighton basketball game well worth your time.
Things to check out
The Bluejays have several banners hanging up at the CenturyLink Center that honor the program’s many conference championships and NCAA Tournament appearances. Check out the banners and remember your favorite memories from the Bluejays’ past.Watch video
Creighton Fan Store
Those of you looking to pick up a souvenir from your trip to Omaha will want to stop by the Creighton Fan Store. At the Fan Store, you’ll find all kinds of Creighton gear so no matter what you’re looking for you’ll find it here.
The Blue Crew lead the Creighton student section cheers and chants. The group all dresses in blue and white striped pants making them easy to spot, so look for the Blue Crew and join in on their chants.Watch video
The Creighton student section is known as the Birdcage, and they do an excellent job of giving the Bluejays a homecourt advantage. All throughout the game, the Birdcage shows their support for the Jays and gets into opponents heads, so enjoy the atmosphere created by this rowdy student section.Watch video
You can see Billy Bluejay interacting with the crowd at every Creighton basketball game. Billy is a beloved part of any Creighton basketball game and is the only bluejay mascot in NCAA Division I basketball, so keep an eye for him at the game.Watch video
The Creighton pep band creates a fun atmosphere inside the CenturyLink Center Omaha and is a big part of any Creighton basketball game. Enjoy the music of the pep band when attending a Bluejays basketball game.Watch video
The Jays Dancers entertain crowds at Creighton basketball games throughout the game. Look for the Jays Dancers to keep the energy high during stoppages in play with their dance routines.Watch video
“The White and Blue”
The White and the Blue!
Colors true, it is you we defend.
Fearless for you,
Our might to the fight we will lend.
So wave, colors, wave,
We will fight on for your glory.
White and Blue!
We will fight till the fight is won.
The White and Blue!
The fame of your name we will sing.
Honor to you;
Praises fair on the air ever ring.
So hail, Creighton, hail!
Here’s to you, our inspiration.
White and Blue;
All hail! All hail! To you!
C-U, C-U, C-U!
C-U, C-U, C-U!