Tickets for the Youngstown State football team's season opener on Thursday night against Dayton at Stambaugh Stadium will be on sale throughout the week at the YSU Athletic Ticket Office. Ticket Office hourson Monday through Wednesday are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The ticket office will also be open at 9 a.m. on Thursdayleading up to the 7:30 p.m. kickoff.
Fans are reminded that purchasing single-game tickets in advance is different than purchases made on game day. Tickets on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of the coming week are $17 for reserved seats (sections 2-6 and sections 14-18) and $13 for general admission (Sections 1 and 7). On Thursday, those prices increase $2 per ticket. Tickets for children 12-and-under are $8 for reserved and $6 for general admission. The price of those tickets also increases during game days.
Students for YSU students are free with a valid ID. Tickets for faculty and staff can be purchased at a discounted rate through Wednesday. All YSU faculty and staff are invited to take advantage of an Appreciation Night special which allows them to get four tickets.
Season tickets and Penguin Club Gridiron Memberships are also still available.
Season-ticket packages are $78 for general admission and $102 for reserved. As a reminder the Penguins are playing seven home regular-season games for just the second time in the school's history. Fans can get an entire general-admission season ticket for just over $11 per game.
Penguin Club memberships start at $75 with special football related benefits available at the $250 and above level.
For more information contact the YSU Athletic Ticket Office at (330) 941-1978 or stop by during office hours.
Dayton Game Information
The M-24 and M-7 Tailgate Lots open at 4 p.m. on Thursday. Parking in M-27, M-26 and additional University lots is $5.
The YSU Marching Pride will perform its "Ice Breakers" concert at 6:15 p.m. on the hill near the YSU Student and Recreation Center.
Gates at Stambaugh Stadium open at 6:30 p.m.
Fans in attendance will receive a schedule magnet courtesy of WKBN 27 First News, Coca-Cola and State Farm.
The Warren G. Harding High School marching band will perform at halftime.