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Dupaco Cowbell Cup

By RoughRiders Staff, 09/27/21, 5:00PM CDT


CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - Hockey season is underway and the RoughRiders are back on the ice! The team has gone to Pittsburgh and grabbed two points to open up the regular season. 

Now that the team has returned to Iowa, the RoughRiders are excited to get back into some of their rivalries this season. The RoughRiders will go to battle with long-time foes, the Waterloo Black Hawks and Dubuque Fighting Saints, on the ice this year. 

The three teams will battle for the Dupaco Cowbell Cup this season. Dupaco Community Credit Union has been the Cowbell Cup sponsor since the 2015-2016 season. With offices in Cedar Rapids, Waterloo/Cedar Falls, and Dubuque, and other midwest communities, Dupaco prides itself on making an impact to improve the financial lives of its member-owners. 

Points for the Dupaco Cowbell Cup will be awarded based on head-to-head results between the clubs. The following RoughRiders home games will count towards the Cowbell Cup standings:

  • Saturday, November 27th vs Waterloo
  • Friday, January 21st vs Dubuque
  • Friday, January 28th vs Dubuque
  • Saturday, February 19th vs Waterloo
  • Friday, April 1st vs Waterloo
  • Saturday, April 23rd vs Dubuque

Tickets to all Dupaco Cowbell Cup games at the Stable at ImOn Ice Arena are on sale now. This year, for the first time, Rider fans will save money by purchasing their tickets online as opposed to at the rink. Save Time, Save Money, get your seats online today!

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All 18 games that count for the Cowbell Cup overall are listed below:

Date Away Team Home Team
10/1/21 Cedar Rapids Waterloo
11/5/21 Dubuque Waterloo
11/25/21 Cedar Rapids Waterloo
11/27/21 Waterloo Cedar Rapids
12/29/21 Waterloo Dubuque
1/15/22 Waterloo Dubuque
1/21/22 Dubuque Cedar Rapids
1/22/22 Cedar Rapids Waterloo
1/28/22 Dubuque Cedar Rapids
2/11/22 Waterloo Dubuque
2/12/22 Cedar Rapids Dubuque
2/19/22 Waterloo Cedar Rapids
2/25/22 Dubuque Waterloo
3/12/22 Cedar Rapids Dubuque
4/1/22 Waterloo Cedar Rapids
4/2/22 Dubuque Waterloo
4/22/22 Cedar Rapids Dubuque
4/23/22 Dubuque Cedar Rapids