MAC Championship ticket orders available online

November 24, 2017 | Athletics, Events, News
By Paul Helgren

Tickets for the 2017 Mid-American Conference Football Championship Game may be ordered online at

The Rockets, champions of the MAC West Division, will face Akron, champions of the East, at Ford Field in Detroit Saturday, Dec. 2. Kickoff is set for noon on ESPN.

The Rockets celebrated after beating Western Michigan, 37-10, to win the MAC West Division and advance to the MAC Championship Game. The Rockets will play Akron Saturday, Dec. 2, at noon at Ford Field in Detroit.

Tickets may be ordered online at All orders placed before 5 p.m. Tuesday will receive priority-seating assignments in the Toledo sections of Ford Field — behind the Rocket bench, sections 123-131. Rocket Fund contributors and Rocket football season ticket holders will receive priority-seating locations over the general public. Seats will be assigned based on donation and season ticket history. Any orders placed after 5 p.m. Tuesday will receive best available seating.

Orders may be placed over the phone at 419.530.GOLD (4653) or in person at the UT Athletic Ticket Office Saturday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Monday, Nov. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., or Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All tickets can be picked up at the UT Ticket Office in Savage Arena beginning Wednesday, Nov. 29, at 9 a.m. until Friday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. A photo ID is required to pick up tickets.

Rocket fans attending the women’s basketball game Thursday, Nov. 30, also may pick up their tickets at the UT Ticket Office before or during the game.

Any tickets not picked up by Friday at 7 p.m. must be picked up at Ford Field at the UT Will Call area at Gate C beginning at 9 a.m. Ford Field gates will open at 10:30 a.m.

UT student tickets are available for $5 and are located in the end zone. UT Students may purchase one ticket at the student rate. Any additional tickets in the student section will be $10. Student tickets are available only at the UT Athletic Ticket Office beginning at 9 a.m. Monday until Friday at 7 p.m. (if still available). Students must show their Rocket ID at the time of purchase.

The UT Alumni Association is sponsoring bus trips to the MAC Championship Game for alumni, friends and students, as well as a pre-game reception. For more information, go to or call 1.800.235.6766 or 419.530.2586 (ALUM).

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