Football Season Ticket Deadline Nearing|
May 29, 1998
LUBBOCK, Texas - The deadline to renew 1998 Texas Tech football season tickets is Friday, June 5, the Athletic Ticket Office announced today.
Fans renewing their season tickets by the deadline will have the opportunity to either retain their current seat or improve their seats during the upgrade period. Those persons wishing to upgrade their season ticket location may do so during the upgrade period in-person at the Athletic Ticket Office on June 11 and 12. The Athletic Ticket Office will begin filling new season ticket orders on Monday, June 22.
Season tickets, which include all six home contests, are available for $148 for sideline seats, $80 for seating in the South end zone and $89 for groups of 20 persons or more. Group tickets must be purchased all together at the same time. Applications are available through the Athletic Ticket Office for individual game tickets.
"Season ticket sales are a key revenue component of Texas Tech's entire athletic operating budget," said Athletic Director Gerald Myers. "We all expect another exciting season of Red Raider football. Our team is as talented as any we have had at Texas Tech and we fully expect to compete for the Big 12 Conference's South Division championship.
"We have a number of exciting promotions planned for the upcoming season that will definitely add to the experience of attending our games. Raider Alley, post-game concerts, special theme promotions, giveaways and much more will all be a part of the Texas Tech gameday experience. We are excited about Texas Tech football and I hope everyone in the Texas Tech community is too."
Texas Tech opens its six-game home schedule on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. against Texas-El Paso. Following a trip to Texas Stadium to face North Texas, the Red Raiders return home to play Fresno State at 6 p.m. on Sept. 19. The Red Raiders open home Big 12 Conference action with an October 3 contest against Baylor beginning at 6 p.m. Oklahoma State visits Lubbock on Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. in the annual homecoming contest. Family Day will highlight the 1 p.m. Oct. 31 Missouri contest. The final home game for Texas Tech senior players will be a 1 p.m. contest against Texas on Nov. 14.
For information on tickets to all Texas Tech athletic events, contact the Athletic Ticket Office toll-free at 1-888-Go-Big12 or locally at 806/742-4412. The office is located off fourth street near Red Raider Avenue on the North end of Jones Stadium.