The 2011 Griz-Cat Brawl of the Wild Contest

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After 104 years and 110 games, the annual Brawl of the Wild between the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats still gets hearts pounding. Families divide the house between the maroon side and the blue side. Friendly neighbors become bitter rivals. All for an awesome 60 minutes of football.

Whether you’re a dyed-in-the-wool Griz or a lifelong Bobcat, we wanna know:

What’s your Griz-Cat Big Sky Classic tradition? How do you get psyched for the big brawl? Any rivalries under your roof? Give us your best Griz-Cat Memory and you could win a $50 gift certificate to the Montana Club–or if you’d rather–a Monte Dolack poster of Missoula.

Of course, this being Make it Missoula, we bleed maroon and silver – and sometimes copper and gold!

Oh, and for all the BEST coverage of Griz Football and this year’s Brawl of the Wild, be sure to go to