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The Beehive Boot

Beehive BootFirst instituted in 1971, the Beehive Boot is the symbol of gridiron supremacy in the state of Utah. The idea for the rotating trophy originated with Dave Schulthess, former Sports Information Director of BYU, and was agreed upon by SIDs from Utah, Utah State, and Weber State. As the trophy would represent dominance within the confines of the Beehive State.

The Pioneer Boot was donated by Tom Beasley, an antique dealer living in Cache Valley. Estimated to be more than 100 years old, the Beehive Boot is an authentic piece of Utah history.

If the teams should end the season with identical records against in-state opponents, a winner is chosen by vote of the in-state media who covered the schools.

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