Let's win together

“Let’s win together” is MCI’s and the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol’s joint slogan. The Entrepreneurial School® has teamed up with the European Champions League winner in American football and multiple-time Austrian champion to create a successful partnership. The SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol will become the MCI college team, and MCI will be the Raiders’ home college. Both partners believe in fairness and want to promote performance, success and international exchange.

Linking sports to education is a common and integral part of a successful education at universities and colleges in many countries. The new partnership between the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol and the Entrepreneurial School® is based on the model of American college football. It creates powerful synergies and combines highly professional amateur sports with education at the highest level.

General Manager Claudia Nuener underlines: "We are very proud of this outstanding cooperation and are pleased to offer our athletes the opportunity to combine education and sports at the highest level. Mutual support and shared experiences are integral parts of the Raiders’ family."

The many rules and special terms used in American Football can be confusing, even for die-hard fans. American Football is a very young sport developing at high speed. If you have a hard time with terms like “down”, “line of scrimmage” or “clipping”, you might want to read the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol’s detailed explanation of the terms and rules.

Since autumn 2018, the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol have had their own basketball segment in their sports family. Already in the first year, the team succeeded in advancing to the second division, called Basketball Second League (B2L). The season runs from September to March.

Cheerleading goes with American football like the Alps with Tyrol, and the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol cheerleaders belong to the best and most successful in Austria. In cheerleading, in contrast to dance, acrobatics are clearly in the foreground. With daring pyramids, the SWARCO Raiderettes astound the spectators.

Free admission for MCI students, alumni and employees: MCI members can attend all Raiders Football and Basketball home games free of charge. Tickets can be purchased via the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol online ticket shop. Simply enter your student or ID number, print out your ticket and present it at the stadium.

Get your ticket, bring your friends and head off to a SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol sporting event.

Every SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol home game is an event in itself. DJs, presenters, dance and acrobatic shows with the Raiderettes cheerleaders and much more, make the games a unique sports festival. Following the American tradition, pre-game events such as Tailgate BBQ’s and post-game parties with players and cheerleaders provide the perfect setting to get the crowd going.

GET YOUR FREE TICKETS!

Free admission for MCI students, alumni and employees.

There is one free ticket per SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol home match available in the online ticket shop. To get the ticket, only the student matriculation number or personnel number is required. Reduced price tickets can also be purchased on the day of the match at the box office upon presentation of the Student Card.

The matriculation number can be found on enrolment confirmations, certificates and the Student Card. Alumni can find the number on certificates, graduation documents or they can requested it via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Step-by-step instructions for the online ticket shop:

  • Go to the page tickets.raiders.at and select the desired event.
  • Enter your MCI matriculation or personnel number into the text field "Code"
  • Then, the category "Free ticket" will be displayed.
  • Select it and download your free ticket.
  • Bring your free ticket to the selected game.
  • You can get one MCI free ticket per person per game. It is valid for one seat in the grandstand.

If you have technical questions about the ticket shop, please use the contact form.

The new cooperation between MCI and SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol has brought new exciting co-branded products to our MCI shop. Check out our stylish performance shirts for active adventures and our cool college hoodies for frosty matches. www.mci.edu/shop

Our Team

We proudly present the following MCI students and successful RAIDERS players and RAIDERETTES!

Please contact the Office-Team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you are interested in the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol or the SWARCO RAIDERETTES.

 

Laura Moser, Alumni Business & Management and RAIDERETTE.

„Thanks to the cooperation between the MCI and the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol, I am able to combine sport and education. Both require hard work, discipline as well as stamina which bring me closer to my goals.“

Laura Moser, Alumni Business & Management and RAIDERETTE.

Simon Unterrainer
Student Management & Law and RAIDERS Player

„My goal is to achieve top performance in sport and education! Both require hard work, discipline and stamina and are expressed through the cooperation between the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol
and the Management Center Innsbruck.“

Simon Unterrainer Student Management & Law and RAIDERS Player

David Oku, Student International Business & Law, RB-Coach and RAIDERS Player

“I feel very comfortable in Tyrol and I am happy that I can combine my studies with American Football. The cooperation between the SWARCO RAIDERS Tirol and MCI Management Center Innsbruck provides me with the ideal conditions to pursue both.”

David Oku, Student International Business & Law, RB-Coach and RAIDERS Player

John Gardiner, Student International Business & Law, Coach and Raiders player

"As an experienced basketball player, I'm still in great shape and can pass on much to my younger teammates, not least in my role as coach of the junior team. At the same time, I now have the opportunity to expand my professional background with an MCI degree program. It’s just perfect!"

John Gardiner, Student International Business & Law, Coach and Raiders player

Johanna Anzengruber, Student Businessadministration online & Head Coach Raiderettes Junior Dance team

"The online study program offers me the chance to further my education while being able to coach my dancers at the same time. Discipline, self-control and motivation are not only vital for studying, but also for success in sports."

Johanna Anzengruber, Student Businessadministration online & Head Coach Raiderettes Junior Dance team

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