Pep Assembly & Spirit Bus  -  March 2 & 3

This Friday, March 3rd the Cotopaxi Boys Basketball team will be playing in the 2A Regional Tournament at Heritage Christian Academy in Fort Collins!  To send our players off, this Thursday we will be holding a pep assembly. We would like to invite the community and especially any former Cotopaxi Boy's Basketball team members to attend. Boys basketball alumni will receive a free Pirate t-shirt. Please come out and support our athletes as they head off to regionals! The assembly will begin at 3:30 pm in the main gym. 

Additionally, we would love to get a group of fans together to ride together on a Spirit Bus and support our Pirates! The Spirit Bus would be at the school to take families and community members to the game on Friday. In order for this to happen, we will need a minimum of 30 riders to sign up, with a maximum of 55, first come, first serve. All children middle school age and under MUST be accompanied by an adult. High school students riding the bus must have a ride home when the bus returns. There will not be staff support to supervise them.

Cost to ride the Spirit Bus: 

  • Children under 4 – Free

  • Children K-12 - $3.00

    • If wearing purple/gold or pirate garb - $1.00

  • Adults - $5.00

Departure/Arrival Times

  • Departure – Cotopaxi School: 2:00 PM 

    • Rest stop – Colorado Springs: 15 minutes

    • Arrival – Fort Collins: 6:00 PM

  • Departure – Fort Collins: 9:00 PM

    • Rest stop – As Needed: 15 minutes

    • Arrival – Cotopaxi School: 1:30 AM

The deadline to sign up will be noon on Thursday, March2nd. To sign up, please send an email to Tammy Nuss, at with the names and ages of all passengers that will be riding.

Game admission at Heritage Christian Academy will be $8.00 for adults, students/60+ $5.00. Concessions will be available to purchase at the game, and small coolers will be allowed on the bus. No glass containers, alcohol, tobacco or vaping will be allowed.

If there is a second game the following day on Saturday, March 4th at 1:00 PM, depending on driver availability passenger interest we would love to take the bus back to Fort Collins. Departure from the school would be 8:00 AM. Arrival time back at the school would be 7:00 PM. Same prices would apply.

We hope to see you there! Go Pirates!