After going 8-5 this season, the University of Wyoming football team was invited to their first bowl appearance since 2011.

Wyoming plays BYU in the 2016 Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego Wednesday, December 21.

On Sunday, the Pokes loaded up and left Laramie for San Diego International Airport...

The Pokes were greeted by Poinsettia Bowl ambassadors, and live music...

One of Wyoming's first stops in "The World's Finest City" was the famous San Diego Zoo. Jacob Hollister, Shaun Wick, and some of their teammates had an up-close experience with an aardvark...

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Wyoming Cowboys

The Pokes had a chance to meet some marine-life, too at Sea World.

Lucas Wacha at SeaWorld

And, on Monday night Wyoming fans has the chance to cheer on their brown and gold with the official pep rally in San Diego's Gaslamp District. The marching band and cheerleaders from both Wyoming and BYU performed for the crowd.

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