It's Civil War time! Time for the Duck and Beavers to battle it out for the coveted Platypus Trophy.
The Civil War is the official name for our college football rivalry game played annually by the University of Oregon Ducks and the Oregon State Beavers. First played in 1894, it is the seventh most played college football rivalry game in the United States.
The game was first played in 1894 and has been contested 116 times as of 2012. The University of Oregon holds a series lead of 61-46-10. The game was not contested in 1900, 1901, 1911, 1943, and 1944 and two games were played in 1896 and 1945. The first reference to the "Civil War" name was in 1929 and came into common use in 1937. Prior to that, it was called the "Oregon Classic" or the "State Championship Game."
So it's, time to fire up those tailgate parties and get your fill of great football and of course Umpqua Ice Cream.
Are you ready for the ultimate clash of chocolate, caramel and peanut butter wrapped in your favorite team colors? Get your bowl, Umpqua Duck Tracks and Umpqua Beaver Tracks ice creams are ready for your scooping pleasure!
Umpqua Beaver Tracks Ice Cream and Umpqua Duck Tracks Ice Cream are available at your favorite local grocer, retailer and super stores for a limited time. They are also proudly served in Reser and Autzen Stadiums. Stock up now and cheer on your favorite team in style!
Oh, and a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this ice cream go back to the each university.
Go Home Team!