First-Round FCS Playoff Game Student Ticket Information

First-Round FCS Playoff Game Student Ticket Information

Starting Monday morning at 8 o'clock Youngstown State University students can pick up a free ticket at the YSU Bookstore, located in Kilcawley Center, to the Penguins football team NCAA playoff first-round game against Samford. Kickoff for the contest is set for 5 p.m. at Stambaugh Stadium.

All free PNC student tickets will be distributed at the YSU Bookstore starting Monday at 8 a.m.  Students must present a valid YSU student ID at the time they pick up their ticket. 

Students wishing to purchase additional tickets must buy through the YSU Athletic Ticket Office in Stambaugh Stadium. All additional tickets are $15 before Saturday and $18 the day of the game. 

After the first 500 complimentary tickets are claimed, students can purchase one ticket at $5.

PNC Bank is proud to sponsor first-round playoff tickets for the first 500 YSU students who pick up tickets. PNC Bank is a member of the Penguins Loge Family, presenting partner of the annual PNC Achievers Award presented to YSU student-athletes and has been a Corporate Partner of Penguins athletics for over 20 years.

"The YSU Athletic Department and the entire YSU Community would like to certainly extend a special thank you to PNC Bank for their generous and continuous support of YSU and our students," said Ron Strollo, YSU Executive Director of Athletics. "PNC partners with the University on numerous initiatives and allowing the first 500 students to cheer on the Penguin free of charge, in post-season play, at Stambaugh Stadium is another example of their continued giving during this Thanksgiving week."

For this NCAA contest, the YSU student section will be located on the west side of the stadium, not the regular-season east side seating location, per NCAA regulations.

YSU Bookstore Ticket Pickup Availability:
Monday – 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday – 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday – closed
Friday – closed