Broncos Athletics



The Ruff Riders are the official student booster club of Santa Clara University Athletics and are the largest student organization on campus, boasting more than 4,000 members in 2013-2014.


Once a Ruff Rider, always a Ruff Rider. Join just one time for a fee of $100, and your four year Ruff Rider experience begins. Here are the annual membership benefits you will receive:

  • FREE admission to all SCU regular season home athletic events for your SCU academic career. (Due to space considerations, some restrictions may apply.)
  • FREE Ruff Rider t-shirt each year for your SCU academic career (pick up required).
  • EXCLUSIVE opportunity to purchase discounted student tickets and travel to Las Vegas for the WCC Basketball Championships.
  • PREMIUM seating at Bronco Athletic Events.
  • EXCLUSIVE access to Ruff Rider tailgates, parties and road trips.
  • FREE giveaways and prizes - eligible for in-game contests and promotions.
  • FREE athletic posters and pocket schedules.
  • FREE email newsletter with Ruff Rider highlights.
  • A LIFETIME filled with great memories.
  • FREE invitation to special young alumni promotions upon graduation.
  • Ruff Riders Rewards is a program that provides perks to those members who attend the most Bronco sporting events. Each time a Ruff Rider swipes his/her ACCESS card to enter a Santa Clara athletic event, they receive points that accumulate during the academic year. Turn your points in for great give-aways, prizes and trips!
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Sign up now to join Ruff Riders via the following methods: 

  • Click Here to Join Today!!
  • VISIT us at - Freshman Orientation, Welcome Weekend, and throughout the year at the Ruff Rider tent, located in front of Benson next to the Bronco Corner Bookstore

The Ruff Riders look to accomplish the following goals:

  • Increase student spirit on campus and at all Bronco athletic events
  • Create a fun, exciting and positive atmosphere for club members and all Bronco fans that will solidify home court/field advantage
  • Provide an excellent social opportunity to meet tons of new people through an interest in athletics
  • Serve as ambassadors of Santa Clara University and act with integrity and sportsmanship


Please call 408/554-4066 or email [email protected]