The Ferris State University football squad will open the 2016 campaign by hosting the Ohio Dominican Panthers in a special Thursday night showdown under the lights on Sept. 1 at FSU's Top Taggart Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. (ET).
Tickets for Thursday's game are currently on sale and fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens (age 65+) and FSU faculty/staff along with $8 for students in grades K-12 in advance. The prices go up to $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens and faculty/staff on gameday or $8 for students K-12.
Currently enrolled Ferris State students with ID will be admitted free for the football game by showing their student identification cards.
Fans can purchase tickets online 24 hours a day, seven days a week at www.StarTickets.com or call (800) 585-3737. Tickets may also be purchased in person thru the FSU Athletics Ticket Office located inside the Ewigleben Sports Complex. The ticket office is open Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) along with extended hours on Wednesday's until 7 p.m. (ET). The Wheeler Pavilion Gameday Ticket Office will open on Thursday at 5 p.m.
Please visit this link for IMPORTANT special gameday parking information pertaining to the Thursday night matchup on the FSU campus.
Thursday Night Parking Details
Thursday's game will be carried live locally by the Bulldog Sports Network and Sunny 97.3 FM with the veteran broadcast team of Rob Bentley (play-by-play) and Sandy Gholston (color) calling the action. Pregame coverage gets underway at 7 p.m. (ET). The contest will also be streamed with live video and audio online at FerrisStateBulldogs.com in cooperation with Ferris State Television. FSU will also provide live internet statistics and live social media upates on several platforms.
In addition to radio and internet coverage, Bulldog fans can also follow Saturday's contest with live scoring updates on several official social media platforms. Visit www.twitter.com/FerrisFootball to follow the tweet-by-tweet coverage with periodic scoring updates or visit www.facebook.com/FerrisFootball.
Below are some important Gameday Details:
* The Wheeler Pavilion Gameday Ticket Office will open at 5 p.m. on Thursday
* Tailgating will be permitted starting at 5:15 p.m.
* Gates to the stadium open at 6 p.m. (90 minutes before kickoff)
* The Bulldog Player Parade - time TBA
* Credit cards will be accepted at the stadium ticket office & concession stand
* Concession stand will provide wide assortment of food & drinks
* Parking is $5 per available space
* Gridiron Club members should enter off South Street in Lot 35
* Grunst Party Store is the official sponsor of the Game Day Page. Head to Grunst Party Store for all your tailgating needs
* Click Here For Gameday Parking Map (PDF)
Please visit the respective links below for additional gameday information:
2016 Bulldog Football Season Opener
Ferris State vs. Ohio Dominican
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016
Top Taggart Field
Big Rapids, Mich.
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. (ET)
Radio Broadcast: Bulldog Sports Network & Sunny 97.3 FM (Pregame coverage @ 7 p.m.)
Radio Announcers: Rob Bentley (Play-by-Play), Sandy Gholston (Color)
Bulldog Sports Network Audio-Only Webcast: Click Here
Live Video Webcast (FREE): Click Here
Live Internet Stats: Live Stats
Live Twitter Scoring Updates: Click Here
Live Twitter Analysis Updates: Click Here
Live GLIAC Scoreboard: Click Here
Tickets: Click Here for more info
Directions: Click Here For Directions
Weather: Click Here For Big Rapids Weather
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