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About the California Football

California Football Tickets

The California Golden Bears may not be a modern-day powerhouse in the Pac-12, but they are an important part of the conference’s history. The Golden Bears have many long-lasting rivalries within the league, which can make cheap California football tickets challenging to find. In addition to being a prominent part of West Coast football history, there is strong evidence that the Golden Bears are on the rise again. With the team ready to start competing for conference titles again, last-minute California football tickets are once again in high demand.

Early Dominance

In 1916, College Football Hall of Fame member Andy Smith took over as the head coach at Cal. Smith’s arrival in Berkeley coincided with the Bears joining the Pacific Coast Conference and jumpstarted a decade of dominance. In 1918, Cal won its first-ever conference championship. Two years later, Smith led the Golden Bears on a run of five straight undefeated seasons, a stretch that included four straight national championships from 1920 to 1923. Even after Smith’s departure, Cal continued to be one of the best football programs on the West Coast, culminating in another national championship in 1937.

Waking Up

For the second half of the 20th century, the Bears were in a prolonged state of hibernation. They won just two conference titles during those 50 years and only rarely found themselves in the top-25. However, Cal football started to wakeup under head coach Jeff Tedford. In 2002, Tedford took over a program that was 1-10 the previous season. In his second season, Tedford led Cal to a bowl game, and in his third season, the Bears finished 10-2 and ranked in the top-10 at season’s end. It was a miraculous turnaround that culminated in Cal winning the Pac-10 crown in 2006, snapping a 31-year drought. More importantly, it was a reminder that the Golden Bears are more than capable of being a West Coast powerhouse.











Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does California Football Play?

Since 1923, the Golden Bears have played their home games at California Memorial Stadium, which is located on-campus in Berkeley, California. With a century worth of history, the stadium is officially recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. Nicknamed Strawberry Canyon, California Memorial Stadium is considered one of the most scenic venues in college football. Needless to say, the stadium has undergone many renovations and improvements over the years, expanding its capacity to over 62,000 fans for football games.

When do California tickets go on sale?

Cheap California tickets to games played at California Memorial Stadium are available months in advance, as are California tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check California’s schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.

Is it better to buy California tickets in advance?

With California tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want to – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to California games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.

What’s the best way to buy cheap California tickets?

The best way to buy cheap California tickets is always going to be from a secure online platform that connects fans and resellers. These ticket marketplaces often have some of the cheapest ticket prices and are the easiest way to shop for California tickets. Can you buy California tickets at the stadium? Sure – but you’ll likely be paying a higher price than you need to!  

Why should I choose Gametime over other ticket marketplaces?

Ticket marketplaces are the best place to find sports tickets. And when it comes to cheap California tickets, Gametime is a no-brainer. Seats bought through us are affordable because we charge some of the lowest service fees anywhere. On top of that, we show you the view from the seats you’re shopping for thanks to our panoramic seat view photos. You’ll never have to buy seats blind with Gametime – you’ll know what your view at California Memorial Stadium will be before you buy those cheap California tickets. So the next time you’re in the market for cheap California tickets, turn to Gametime.

How much are California Football tickets?

California ticket prices will differ depending on a number of factors. Generally speaking, the average ticket price for California tickets is around $33 a ticket. But you can be looking at a few hundred dollars more, depending on the opponent, stage of play, and demand. 



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