HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Michigan Tech athletics department is pleased to announce that 2018 football VIP tickets are on sale now. In addition to the traditional 4-pack, a new 2-pack option will be available for the upcoming season.
Each football VIP 4 pack and 2 pack comes with either four or two tickets to every Huskies' home game and access to the VIP Tailgate Party prior to each game. The tailgate party includes free food and beverages, free preferred parking in lot 24 or any other available lot, free game program (first 300) and game program recognition are also part of the packages. VIP 4 Packs cost $400 while the VIP 2 Packs are on sale for $280. Michigan Tech Dining Services will be providing the food and beverages in the VIP Tailgate for the 2018/19 season.
In addition, VIP members can purchase a premium parking spot in the new lot behind Sherman Field for $50.00, which must be purchased at the time the 4 pack or 2 pack is purchased. There is a limit of 50 parking spots and they will be sold on a first come first serve basis.
The VIP ticket program is in its 15th year and up to $200 may be tax deductible for 4 packs and $100 for 2 packs. The tailgate will open 1 ½ hours before scheduled kickoff and food will be taken down when the game begins.
The Huskies will kick off the 2018 campaign on the road at Truman State Thursday night August 30th beginning at 8 p.m. eastern time. The home opener for Tech is slated for the following week when the team entertains Hillsdale at Sherman Field starting at 1 p.m. The battle with the Chargers will be the first of five home games for the Huskies in 2018.
The other four home games for the Huskies this year will have Davenport (Sept. 15), Saginaw Valley State (Sept. 29), Wayne State (Oct. 13), and Northwood (Nov. 10) coming to Houghton. The annual Homecoming game is scheduled for week five against Saginaw Valley State with Hall of Fame Weekend set for week seven when Wayne State comes to town.
The 2018 GLIAC road schedule will take Michigan Tech to Grand Valley State (Sept. 22), Ferris State (Oct. 6), Ashland University (Oct. 20), and Northern Michigan University (Oct. 27). Eight of the ten opponents awaiting the Huskies had winning percentages near or over .500 a season ago.
Questions about football VIP 4 pack and 2 pack tickets should be directed to Gary Kruzich, Tech's Director of Athletic Partnerships and Ticket Sales, at 906-487-1604. Tickets may be purchased online at www.buyhuskiestickets.com or by phone at 906-487-2073.
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