Aahhh, football. Thanksgiving is approaching and to truly be ready for Turkey Day, prep by loading your plate with a feast of football.

Cheer on the best high school teams in Wisconsin. See the first postseason college bowl game in Wisconsin state history. Jump Around with the Badgers. All on November 18 – 20.

Football fan? This weekend is made for you. 


Event 1: WIAA Football State Championships 

A football player holds the ball as a play ensues

Thursday, November 18 | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
Friday, November 19 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Camp Randall Stadium 

Who’s playing?

Teams will be announced closer to November 18. You can find the latest updates here.

Why should I go? 

To see Wisconsin’s best high school football players from across the state compete under the lights at Camp Randall Stadium.  

Ticket info

They’ll be available here, closer to game day.



Event 2: Culver's Isthmus Bowl


Isthmus Bowl Logo

Saturday, November 20 | 3 p.m.
Verona Area High School

Who’s playing?

The two best non-playoff teams from two elite Division III football conferences — the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) and the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW).

Finals teams will be determined at a later date. For more information on the selection process, please visit the Isthmus Bowl website

Why should I go?

To witness the first postseason college bowl game in Wisconsin state history.

How do I get tickets?

They’re on sale now! Email isthmusbowl@gmail.com or call 608-692-4906.



Event 3: Wisconsin Badgers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers

Bucky Badger runs onto the field at Camp Randall with his arms outstretched, with cheerleaders and the band behind him.

Saturday, November 20 | 2:30 p.m.
Camp Randall Stadium

Why should I go?

To cheer on the Badgers as they take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers and look to expand upon their 10 – 4 series lead and the rights to the Freedom Trophy. (Wisconsin currently has a seven-game win streak in the series.)

How do I get tickets?

You can purchase them here.



Bonus event: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings

Sunday, November 21 | 12 p.m.

Looking for a spot to watch the game? We recommend Tipsy Cow, The Lone Girl Brewing Company and Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.