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CSUSM Fight Song Contest Complete!


Update: September 1, 2016

The final Fight Song lyrics and music debuted at The Sports Center Grand Opening on September 1, 2016.

From the coast to the hills of San Marcos,
We are Cougars hear us growl
Climbing the stairs to victory
Throw up your Tukwut towel

From the coast to the hills of San Marcos,
We are Cougars let’s get loud
Our teams are making history
They always make us proud

Watch out for our bite,
We are not afraid to fight.

Stay True! (clap) (clap) Bleed Blue! (clap) (clap)
Stay True! (clap) (clap) Bleed Blue! (clap) (clap)

Go CSUSM
Cougars. Fight. Win.

Update May 13, 2016

The votes have been counted and Entry 1 is the winning CSUSM Fight Song, with 49% of the total votes from students and alumni.

Congratulations to the authors from Student Life and Leadership!

Students:

Staff:

Daniela Carreon
Kaylee Crivello
Lily Nguyen
Arely Ramos
Annika Rubinska  
Jenise Young

Todd Braverman
Megan Curran
LaPorcha Ingram
Floyd Lai
Christiana Moen
Shannon Nolan

A final version of the new CSUSM Fight Song will be revealed at the Sports Center Grand Opening, on September 1, 2016 at 1pm.


Fight Song Finalists

ENTRY #1 (LISTEN)

From the coast to the hills of San Marcos,
We are Cougars on the prowl,
Climbing the stairs to victory,
Prepare to hear us growl.

From the coast to the hills of San Marcos,
We are Cougars on the prowl,
Our teams are making history,
Throw up your Tukwut towel.

Watch out for our bite,
We are not afraid to fight.

Stay True! (clap) (clap) Bleed Blue! (clap) (clap)
Stay True! (clap) (clap) Bleed Blue! (clap) (clap)

Go CSUSM
Cougars. Fight. Win.

ENTRY #2 (LISTEN)

Rise up and fight, all your might,
Cougars fight for victory!
Loyal and strong, day and night,
Tukwuts will make history!

Cougars fight for Blue and White,
Rise to vanquish foes!
Loyal and strong, we join in song,
For Cal State San Marcos!

Rise up and cheer, this is our year,
We know youll do your best!
Loyal and strong, we join in song,
Tukwuts will make history!

ENTRY #3 (LISTEN)

Fight on you mighty Cougars, Fight
Fight on and we will persevere.
For honor and glory,
The blue and the white.
Tukwut shall reign supreme!

Fight on you mighty Cougars, Fight
Fight on to victory.
Make proud your Alma Mater

Fight!
Fight!
Win! 

ENTRY #4 (LISTEN)

Cal State San Marcos Cougars, FIGHT!
It’s time to give it all you’ve got.
No others compare.
Cougars come prepared.
Now, this is your shot
GO COUGARS!

Cal State San Marcos Cougars, FIGHT!
Show them you are in control.
Cougars are destined
To work, thrive, and win.
Don’t stall, bring it home.
GO COUGARS!

Cal State San Marcos Cougars, FIGHT!
Success is currently in sight!
Aim high and ascend.
You represent
Our blue, our black and White.
GO COUGARS!

Cal State San Marcos Cougars, FIGHT!
Do it for all to see
Failure is not an option
For. You. Or. Me.


Vote Now!


Update: April 26, 2016

Among 17 entries, four finalists have been selected! Audio files of the fight songs will be available May 2. Voting will be open to students May 2-May 9.

Make your voice heard and be a part of history at Cal State San Marcos! 

CSUSM needs lyrics for its first ever fight song, so we’re holding a contest to see who can best capture the Cougar spirit in words. Make it spirited, make it fun and mostly important, make it CSUSM! Your submission could become our official campus fight song. Please see the guidelines for more information.

For priority review, submissions are due by March 30.