The athletic teams at the University of Arizona are known as the Arizona Wildcats.
The University of Arizona participates in the NCAA’s Division I-A in the Pac-12 Conference Arizona participates in the conference’s South Division, along with Arizona State, Colorado, UCLA, USC, and Utah.
Arizona joined the Pac-8 in 1978 along with Arizona State University, bringing the conference to 10 teams and the new name of the Pac-10 (the conference became the Pac-12 with the additions of Colorado and Utah in 2011). The school colors are cardinal red and navy blue, and the official fight song is “Fight! Wildcats! Fight!”, though “Bear Down, Arizona!” is more commonly used and “Bear Down” is the university’s slogan.