Penn State football: Season ticket deadline approaching

From CDT staff reportsMarch 27, 2014 

— Two important Penn State Football season ticket deadlines are approaching and fans who purchase new season tickets will have an opportunity to select their seats at the Blue-White Game.

Beaver Stadium Virtual Venue Select-A-Seat began earlier this month and end on April 17 for the 2014 campaign, James Franklin’s first as head coach. Season ticket holders also are reminded that the deadline to pay for 2014 season tickets is April 1. Season ticket renewals continue at www.GoPSUsports.com/accountmanager. There again was no increase in season tickets prices for Penn State football for the upcoming season.

Jeff Garner, Assistant Athletic Director for Ticketing Sales and Service, reports that approximately 1,700 new season tickets have been sold thus far for the 2014 campaign. Members of the Athletic Ticket office will be stationed at the Blue-White Game on April 12 and fans who purchase new season tickets during the intra-squad scrimmage will have an opportunity to select their seats that day.

The Blue-White Game presented by AAA will kick at 1:30 p.m. on April 12. There is no admission or parking fee. Stadium parking lots will open at 8 a.m.

Penn State alumni and fans interested in becoming a season ticket holder should call 1-800-NITTANY, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Penn State announced two new football ticket initiatives in January — the Recent Graduate program and variable pricing for single game public tickets.

The Recent Graduate program gives Penn State graduates who earned an undergraduate degree from 2010-14 at any campus the opportunity to purchase up to two season tickets for $300 per ticket for the seven-game home schedule this fall. The cost includes a $50 donation to the Nittany Lion Club and is a savings of 35 percent from the regular $460 season ticket price ($360 + $100 NLC donation).

Approximately 2,000 seats remain available for the Recent Graduate program on a first-come, first-served basis. Nearly 500 new Recent Graduate season tickets have been sold for the 2014 since the program was announced in late January. The seats will be located in the North Upper Deck, in Sections NAU-NLU. Interested recent graduates can call 1-800-NITTANY, weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Penn State is implementing a variable pricing structure for its single game public football tickets during the 2014 season. Single game tickets will go on sale to the general public in July, with tickets being available for as low as $40 for some games. For a full list of prices by section for the 2014 football season, fans can log onto www.gopsusports.com.

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