Youngstown State football fans can now purchase or renew their season tickets for the 2019 football season, which will feature seven home games for the Penguins.
The Penguins have home contests against Howard, Duquesne, Robert Morris along with conference tilts against South Dakota State, Western Illinois, North Dakota State and Illinois State at Stambaugh Stadium.
Penguins fans can purchase season tickets by calling the YSU Athletics Ticket Office at (330) 941-1YSU or visiting the Athletic Ticket Office in Stambaugh Stadium. The renewal deadline for current season-ticket holders is set for May 24. The renewal deadline for Penguin Club/Gridiron Club members is July 1.
Fans who purchase or renew season tickets before the May 24 deadline will be entered in a drawing to win select prizes (see listing below).
The price for the 2019 season is $120 for reserved seats. New in 2019 is a "Family Plan" that features two adult and two youth season tickets for $280. For the second straight year, the "Young Alumni Program" season-ticket package is available for $60 per ticket (50 percent off of a regular season ticket). The Young Alumni Program is for YSU alumni who have graduated in the past four years can buy up to two special priced season tickets.
In September, the Penguins play host to Howard (Sept. 7), Duquesne (Sept. 14) and Robert Morris (Sept. 28). It will be the first-ever meeting between YSU and Howard. The Penguins last played Duquesne in 2016 and Robert Morris in 2017. The Dukes won the Northeast Conference Championship and defeated Towson in the opening round of the 2018 FCS Playoffs.
Youngstown State opens Missouri Valley Football Conference play at UNI on Oct. 5. The Penguins will play three of their next four MVFC games at home starting with a Oct. 12 contest vs. South Dakota State. After a trip to Southern Illinois on Oct. 19, YSU returns home for contests against Western Illinois (Oct. 26) and North Dakota State (Nov. 2). Consecutive road games at South Dakota (Nov. 9) and at Indiana State (Nov. 16) close out the away portion of the schedule. The home finale is set for Nov. 23 against Illinois State.
For additional information regarding YSU football season tickets and Penguin Club memberships, please contact Austin Snodgrass at (330) 941-7466 or Andrew Wingard at (330) 941-3801.
Renew or purchase new season tickets prior to May 24 and be entered to win exclusive prizes from YSU Athletics. Weekly winners will be announced every Monday during the 2019 season-ticket renewal period.
Week 1 - Travel for two with the Penguins to a select away game
Week 2 - Tailgate parking pass for 2019 football season
Week 3 - Tailgate parking pass for 2019 football season
Week 4 - Photo with Head Coach Bo Pelini on the field
Week 5 - Under Armour gift pack from YSU Athletics
Week 6 - Helmet Autographed by Head Coach Bo Pelini
Week 7 - Gift Card from Barnes and Noble
Week 8 - Football autographed by Head Coach Bo Pelini
Week 9 - Pre-Game sideline passes for four to a select home game
Week 10 - Four complimentary tickets to a select home game in 2019
2019 Home Football Schedule
Sept. 7 - Howard | 2 p.m.
Sept. 14 - Duquesne | 2 p.m.
Sept. 28 - Robert Morris | 6 p.m.
Oct. 12 - South Dakota State | 6 p.m. (Homecoming)
Oct. 26 - Western Illinois | 2 p.m.
Nov. 2 - North Dakota State | 6 p.m.
Nov. 23 - Illinois State | Noon