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Penn State Announces Bowl Ticket Timeline

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Nov. 29, 2017

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - The Penn State football team is heading to its 48th bowl game and bowl ticket requests are available for eligible Nittany Lion Club members beginning Sunday, Dec. 3, immediately following the bowl announcement via an exclusive pre-sale.

At 12:30 p.m. Sunday, ESPN will announce the College Football Playoff national semifinal participants to play in the Rose and Sugar Bowls. At 3 p.m. Sunday, ESPN will announce the participants in the remaining CFP bowls – the Cotton, Orange, Fiesta and Peach Bowls – the New Year’s Six bowls. The remaining Big Ten bowl assignments will be announced once the New Year’s Six bowls have been finalized.
Once Penn State’s bowl and opponent have been announced, more detailed information about bowl tickets will be posted on and Penn State Athletics’ social media channels. will be the best source for all Penn State bowl information.

Eligible Nittany Lion Club Members – online pre-sale requests begin Sunday, Dec. 3, immediately following announcement of Penn State’s bowl game and run through Monday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m.
Alumni Association Members – online pre-sale requests runs Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., pending availability.
General Public – sale begins Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m., pending availability.
Student Nittany Lion Club – online pre-sale runs Monday, Dec. 4 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Penn State Students – online sale begins Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7 a.m.

As a benefit of membership, Nittany Lion Club members can log onto Account Manager at this week and request tickets to any of Penn State’s potential bowl games. All NLC ticket requests received by Monday, Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. will be allocated based on NLC point totals. The ability to request tickets does not guarantee a Nittany Lion Club member will receive tickets from Penn State’s allotment. Ticket confirmations will be received within two business days from the close of the pre-sale.



Should any tickets from Penn State’s bowl allotment remain available after the Nittany Lion Club pre-sale, Penn State Alumni Association members will be sent an email Monday evening with a promo code. They can request bowl game tickets when their pre-sale begins on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 9 a.m. at Should an Alumni Association sale occur, seats will be assigned according to NLC point status first, followed by Alumni Association membership. Ticket confirmations will be received within two business days from the close of the pre-sale.

Any Nittany Lion Club members or Alumni Association members that need assistance can call 1-800-NITTANY or email starting on Monday at 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. every weekday.

Should any tickets from Penn State's bowl game allotment remain available after the Nittany Lion Club and Alumni Association members pre-sales, the general public can purchase tickets starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at, 1-800-NITTANY (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) or by visiting the Bryce Jordan Center athletic ticket office, which is open daily from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Student Nittany Lion Club Pre-Sale for Student Bowl Tickets Runs Monday 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sale for General Student Bowl Ticket Allotment Begins Wednesday, Dec. 6
An allotment of bowl tickets is being held for Penn State students to purchase. Student Nittany Lion Club members will have an opportunity to buy bowl tickets online only on Monday, Dec. 4 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. via Student Account Manager. 

The sale for students for the Nittany Lions’ bowl game will be held Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7 a.m. online via More details, including pick up information, will be announced later.

Official Bowl Tour Packages Available for Purchase Beginning Sunday Night
Penn Staters can join the Official Penn State Bowl Tour starting Sunday, Dec. 3. Bowl tour package information is available at Game tickets are included as an option for purchase on the tour from PrimeSport, which is the official travel partner of Penn State Athletics and the Penn State Alumni Association. Bowl tour packages can be purchased directly at:

Seat location at the bowl game for all travel packages purchased with tickets will be assigned based on Nittany Lion Club priority points. Alumni and fans without NLC points can join the Nittany Lion Club by making a minimum donation $100.

Penn State season ticket renewals and Nittany Lion Club membership renewals also are underway for the 2018 campaign. The ticket invoice and Nittany Lion Club renewal deadline is Feb. 1, 2018. For information on joining the Nittany Lion Club and purchasing new 2018 season tickets, as well as club seating in Beaver Stadium, fans can visit, call 1-800-NITTANY weekdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office weekdays from 9 a.m-4:30 p.m.

Nearly 1,600 new season tickets have already been sold for the 2018 campaign.


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