The Mtn. Challenge, Front Range Edition Begins Saturday

Sept. 24, 2009


The Mtn. - MountainWest Sports Network today unveiled its latest promotion, which gives Wyoming Cowboys and Colorado State Rams fans the opportunity to test their football skills and win some great prizes, including a 42" high-definition television.

The Mtn. Challenge, Front Range Edition offers fans a chance to compete against their rival institution in a series of football-related challenges. The first of three challenges, culminating in a final showdown on Nov. 27, takes place this Saturday, Sept. 26 when the Wyoming Cowboys host the UNLV Rebels in Laramie.

Fans of all ages are invited to participate in a series of four skills: touchdown pass; field goal kick; high-step hurdle and defender dodge. The contestant who completes the four skills in the shortest amount of time wins. Each participant will receive a gift, courtesy of The Mtn.

The top-finishing contestant from each institution will face off in a final duel at the Colorado State/Wyoming game on Friday, Nov. 27 during The Mtn.'s game day coverage. Each finalist will be provided with a pair of game tickets and a MountainWest Sports Network jacket with the chance to win a 42" high-definition plasma television on the line. The consolation prize will be a 26" LCD HDTV.

The schedule for The Mtn. Challenge, Front Range Edition is as follows:

Date - Game - Challenge Times

Saturday, Sept. 26 - UNLV at Wyoming - 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. MT
Saturday, Oct. 10 - Utah at Colorado State - 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. MT
Friday, Nov. 27 - Wyoming at Colorado State - 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. MT

At Wyoming: The Mtn. Challenge, Front Range Edition will be held in Pepsi's Tailgate Park across from the southwest corner of War Memorial Stadium from 10:30 a.m. to kickoff on Saturday, Sept. 26.

At Colorado State: The Mtn. Challenge, Front Range Edition will be held in the tailgate area on the south side of Hughes Stadium from 1:30 p.m. to kickoff on Saturday, Oct. 10. The final will also be held at this location on Nov. 27 between 9:30 a.m. to kickoff.

For more information on The Mtn. Challenge, Front Range Edition and The Mtn. Challenge, presented by Comcast, visit

About The Mtn.

The MountainWest Sports Network - The Mtn. - premiered on September 1, 2006 as the first network dedicated to a college athletic conference - the Division I Mountain West Conference (MWC). The Mtn. annually produces and airs more than 200 collegiate sporting events, including football, basketball, Olympic sports, and conference championship coverage. The Mtn.'s expanded coverage includes news programming, coaches' shows, pre and post game analysis and feature programming about MWC athletics. The Mtn. is jointly owned by Comcast and CBS College Sports Network. For more information, visit