Weber State Wildcats Overview

Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Head Coach: Mickey Mental

Team Mascot: Waldo the Wildcat

Year Opened: 1996

Capacity: 17312

City / State: Ogden / Utah

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

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Beehive Bowl

Rival Team: Southern Utah Thunderbirds

The Beehive Bowl between Weber State and Southern Utah is the Wildcats’ biggest game of the year. The rivalry dates back to 1984 and in 2011 became a yearly rivalry with the Thunderbirds move to the Big Sky Conference. The Wildcats lead the all-time series 16-7 and you won’t want to miss the next Beehive Bowl, so make sure to be in attendance when Weber State takes on Southern Utah.

Weber State Wildcats Tailgate Guide


Tailgating may not be a big part of attending a game at Weber State, but you’ll still have plenty of fun enjoying the pregame atmosphere. The band and cheer team show before the game is an excellent way to get in the game day spirit and is one of the best parts of the pregame festivities. Fans taking kids to the game will also enjoy the opportunity to let their kids enjoy some inflatables slides and other activities before the game.

If you’re looking to enjoy some traditional tailgating, then set up a small grill in the parking lot and enjoy grilling out with your friends. While tailgating isn’t a big deal at Weber State football games, the rules regarding tailgating here aren’t super strict either.

You’ll have an enjoyable time tailgating before a Weber State game, so get here a bit early and enjoy the pre-game festivities surrounding the game.


Band and Cheer Performance

Don’t miss the band and cheer squad’s performance outside the stadium before the game. The show is a can’t miss part of the Weber State pre-game experience, so make sure to check it out.

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Those of you who are bringing the kids to the game will want to check out the inflatables at the Weber State tailgate. The inflatables are an excellent way for kids to work off their excess energy before the game as well as a fun part of the pregame festivities.

Where to tailgate

Weber State Wildcats Stadium Guide

In Game

The Weber State Wildcats made the playoffs last year sparking a lot of buzz surrounding the team. Fans from all over the Ogden area come out to cheer on the Wildcats on game day creating a festive environment inside Stewart Stadium.

The fans aren’t the only ones who help make a trip to Ogden a memorable experience. Weber State games also feature lots of pageantry and traditions. The Weber State Wildcat Band puts on a fantastic show, and the mascot and cheer squad are great as well. You’ll also enjoy the ringing of the Victory Bell after every Wildcats score, which helps work the crowd into a frenzy.

A Weber State Wildcats game is a fun experience for any FCS football fan putting a trip to Stewart Stadium on the list of things to do for football fans in the Ogden area.

Things to check out

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Victory Bell

Listen for the ring of the Victory Bell following every Wildcats score. The Victory Bell has long been a part of Wildcats sporting events having debuted in 1939.

Weber State Wildcat Band

The Weber State Wildcat Band brings the noise at Weber State football games. The band puts on a fantastic show you won’t want to miss, so take your seat early and stay in your seat at halftime to see both the pregame and halftime shows.

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Waldo the Wildcat

Waldo the Wildcat is a big part of any Weber State football game, so be on the lookout for this beloved mascot during your trip to Ogden. Waldo gets into all kinds of shenanigans during the game making him a must-see no matter what your age.

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The Weber State cheerleaders put on an impressive show and do a superb job of keeping the crowd in the game. No matter what the score, you’ll be impressed by the performance of the Weber State cheerleaders making them a can’t miss part of any Wildcats football game.

Fight Songs

  1. Weber State Fight Song

    We are the Wildcats, scratching, snarling,
    We’re gonna win this game.
    Upward and onward fighting Wildcats,
    With pride and honor, on to fame,
    And we’ll never quit till we have won,
    So purple and white reign, ‘cause
    We will growl, snarl, and show how we rate:
    For we are…Weber State, Weber State,
    Great! Great! Great!
    Weber State, Weber State,
    Great! Great! Great!
    Weber State, Weber State,
    Great! Great! Great!

Weber State Wildcats Bars & Restaurants

  1. Ogden Pizzeria

    Pizza Ye Olde Pub

    The Ogden Pizzeria is Northern Utah's first stop for pizza.

    936 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84404, USA

    Bar website

    italian - pizza - $$

  2. Lighthouse Lounge

    cocktail Lighthouse Lounge

    Not just your average bar, because we are really a lounge. We offer you comfy seating, awesome staff, and food that rocks, along with... music.

    130 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  3. Brewski’s


    With an interior illuminated solely by a vast number of glowing neon signs found along the wall, a fifteen-foot sports theater screen, a superb sound system for the live bands that play every weekend, Brewskis portrays itself as a truly one-of-a-kind experience.

    244 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  4. Iggy’s Sports Grill

    Tooties Restaurant Burger Galaxy Diner Burger Chicken Box Restaurant Burger Buddys BBQ Burger TJs Restaurant Burger Lazy Palm Sports Bar and Grill Burger Skids Iggys Sports Grill

    Watch your favorite games at Iggy's while feasting on good food and great drinks!

    2309 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    pizza - sportsbar - $$

  5. Alleged


    Stylish lounge with an eclectic mix of music and drinks.

    201 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  6. Funk ‘n Dive Bar

    Funk n Dive Bar

    You like Good Cheap Drinks, Classic Beers and Cocktails, Unique Food in an amazingly cool Venue?

    2550 Washington Blvd #100, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  7. Kamikazes

    Criterion beer Mazzys Brewballs Cogans Deli Sports Pub Kamikazes Libbys Bar Grill Knot Pub Cara Irish Mess Hall

    The biggest and the baddest live music venue in northern Utah!

    2408 Adams Ave, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    sportsbar - $

  8. Bout Time Pub & Grub Ogden

    Bout Time Pub Grub Ogden

    Awesome sports, great food, awesome cocktails, cold beers, and good times!

    3651 Wall Ave #1232, Ogden, UT 84405, USA

    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$

  9. Sand Trap

    Owlz Pub Sand Trap Scorpions Bar Grill

    The Sand Trap is known for its friendly service, great food, low prices and live music.

    2851 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  10. Slackwater


    They have great, tasty pizza with lots of options and a fantastic atmosphere.

    1895 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    pizza - $$

  11. Virg’s

    Jubilee Restaurant Pancakes Breakfast Big Apple Pancake House Pancake Breakfast Big Top Family Restaurant Pancake Breakfast Virgs

    Great food, generous portions, and amazing service.

    4649 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, UT 84403, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  12. The Sonora Grill

    The Sonora Grill

    From our zesty salsa made with habaneros, moritas, or tomatillos, to our slow roasted Cochinta Pibil, our kitchen is busy trying to exceed our customers' expectations by serving breathtaking, savory food.

    2310 Kiesel Ave, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  13. Maria’s Mexican Restaurant

    Marias Mexican Restaurant

    Visiting our restaurant will fill you with warmth and put you in food heaven.

    1479 E 5600 S, South Ogden, UT 84403, USA

    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  14. Pig & A Jelly Jar II

    Pig A Jelly Jar

    Pig & a jelly jar serves a fresh, from scratch menu with a unique twist on southern comfort food.

    227 25th St a, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  15. La Ferrovia Italian Ristorante

    La Ferrovia Italian Ristorante

    An Italian restaurant that has a great food menu and friendly staff.

    234 25th St, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    italian - $$

  16. Timbermine Steakhouse

    Timbermine Steakhouse steak Caseys Restaurant

    Our steaks our seasoned to perfection and the Prime Rib, well it just melts in your mouth.

    1701 Park Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    american - steakhouse - $$

  17. Restaurant 1107

    Restaurant 1107 has views of the mountain range and city that will enhance your dining experience. Enjoy our American cuisine in a relaxed fine dining atmosphere.

    2510 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$$

  18. Prairie Schooner Steak House

    Prairie Schooner Steak House

    Dine in a covered wagon next to an open prairie fire while enjoying our delicious hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, and signature desserts.

    445 Park Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401, USA

    Bar website

    american - steakhouse - $$

  19. University Broiler & Grill

    University Broiler Grill

    Enjoy the finest ingredients cooked over an open flame broil, prepared with only the freshest herbs & spices.

    4342 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, UT 84403, USA

    Bar website

    asian - european - $

  20. The Pie Pizzeria

    The Pie Pizzeria

    The mixed aromas pick you up, swirling you past colorful murals and old brick walls dressed in graffiti.

    4300 Harrison Blvd #12, Ogden, UT 84403, USA

    Bar website

    american - pizza - $$