2016 Battle of the Piney Woods Ticket information will be available in Spring of 2016. Please check back for more information.

2015 Battle of the Piney Woods Ticket Information
Saturday, October 3, 2015 @ 3 p.m.

Tickets will be available to purchase starting June 1, 2015! To purchase tickets to this event, please click on the link listed below or call the ticket office at (936) 294-1729.

NRG Stadium Seating Map (Battle of the Piney Woods)

NRG Parking Map

Premium Seating

Battle of the Piney Woods A-Z Guide

Help Support SHSU Athletics by purchasing your tickets through the SHSU Ticket Office!

(If purchased through SHSU, a portion of your ticket price will go to fund SHSU Athletic programs)

Limited Availability: Seating in NRG Stadium is limited to the Lower Level for this event.

Single Game Price Price Group (10+ Price)
Premium Midfield
(Sect. 106 & 107)
$43 $38
Premium Sideline
(Sect. 104, 105, 108, 109)
$35 $30

Sideline Corner
(Sect. 102, 103, 110, 111)

$30 $25
Lower Corner
(Sect. 139, 140, 101, 112, 113, 114)
$25 $20
(Sect. 137, 138, 115, 116)
$15 $12


CLICK HERE to buy "Battle of the Piney Woods" Tickets

*All seating at NRG Stadium for the Battle of the Piney Woods will be Lower Level and will be RESERVED SEATING ONLY. There are a limited number of tickets (approx. 28,000) between the two schools for this game. Ticket sales will be cut off once the Lower Level of Reliant Stadium is sold out! Premium Midfield and Premium Sideline seats will sell out several weeks in advance, so purchase early to be able to select the best seats for this game.

*All 2014 football season tickets will have a ticket to the "Battle of the Piney Woods" at Reliant Stadium included in the order!

SHSU offers several promotions each season for discounted single-game and season  tickets, priority seating, and promotional items. Please check the "Promotions, Discounts & Specials" page often to find the latest promotion for Bearkat Athletic events. Click here to view current SHSU Promotions!

Accepted Payment Methods
(SHSU Ticket Office ONLY)

Tickets may be purchased by credit card by going online to Gobearkats.com, by purchasing at the Ticket Office during normal business hours (M-F 8am-5pm, Located in the West Box Office of Bowers Stadium, 620 Bowers Blvd., Huntsville, TX 77320), by calling the Ticket Office at 936-294-1729 during normal business hours, or purchasing tickets at Reliant Stadium prior to any athletic event...WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! All tickets purchased via credit card will be processed by Neulion/JumpTV (SHSU's ticketing software provider)...on your credit card statement your ticket purchase will show up "JumpTV SHSU Athletics."

Tickets may be purchased by check at the Ticket Office during normal business hours. NO checks will be accepted on-site at any athletic event. Checks should be made out to "SHSU Athletics."

Game Day Information
The Texans ticket office will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff. Doors to enter the NRG Stadium will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff. All policies of Lone Star Sports & Entertainment as well as the Houston Texans will be strictly adhered to. If you have any questions concerning game operations at NRG Stadium please call their Customer Service phone number, 832-667-2000. Tickets purchased through Sam Houston Athletics will be available at the Sam Houston Will Call by the Ford Gate starting 4 hours before kick off at NRG Stadium.

Online Ticket Orders
In some cases the SHSU Ticket Office will cut off online sales prior to an event (usually four hours prior to the start of the event). This does not necessarily mean tickets are sold out. Tickets are generally available at the ticket window even if online sales are not available anymore. If you do not see a message that the event is sold out, come to the event venue to the event venue to purchase tickets. If tickets are ordered less than seven days before the event they automatically go to Will Call and will not be mailed. Will Call tickets may be picked-up at the event venue prior to the game. Please contact the SHSU Ticket Office with any questions.

Parking is available in the Blue Lots  for $15 per car, for all SHSU fans. The SHSU Student Activities Tailgate will be located in Blue Lot 22. Please follow the "SHSU Parking This Way" signs once you exit the major thoroughfares surrounding Reliant Park. Bowers Stadium parking passes WILL NOT be honored at this game. Please refer to the follow parking map for the Battle of the Piney Woods.

Group Tickets
SHSU encourages group outings at all our athletic events, including the Battle of the Piney Woods. Special group pricing is available for this game for groups of 10 or more, please see the pricing list above. Interested parties should contact the SHSU Ticket Office several weeks (preferably months) in advance if you are planning to attend in a large group, as reserved seating requirements in Reliant Stadium limit large blocks of tickets being reserved unless it is well in advance. Please ask about special parking options for large groups.

For more information on Group outings please visit our "Group Tickets" by clicking HERE or call the SHSU Ticket Office at 936-294-1729.

Accessible Seating & Parking
Wheelchair accessible seating is available on the the 100 Level concourse area of NRG Stadium on both the home and away side of the stadium.  Accessible seating is provided behind Sections 105, 112, and 110 in the SHSU seating areas. All accessible seats are RESERVED SEATING. Wheelchair access is located at the Ford Gate entrance of Budweiser Plaza via a ramp. Handicapped parking is available adjacent to the entrance to Budweiser Plaza by following the signs to the SHSU Parking area. Handicapped patrons will be required to pay the $15 per car parking charge and will be directed toward the Handicapped Lot.

Children/Lap Seat Policy
Children under the age of 2 do not need a ticket in NRG Stadium unless they will require their own seat. They must sit on the lap of a ticketed patron in the reserved areas if they are not ticketed.

Refunds, Exchanges or Cancellations
There are no refunds, exchanges or cancellations on tickets ordered through the SHSU Athletic Ticket Office unless we are unable to fill your order. Refunds will not be issued due to a time or date change, but the ticket will remain valid for the game if it is made up at a later time.

Will Call

Will call tickets can be picked up at the Main Box Office located in Budweiser Plaza (please look for the SHSU Will Call sign) on game day unless arrangements are made for pick up during the business week at the Ticket Office. Identification or an order confirmation page are required for all tickets picked up at will call.

Team Pass List
Player and Team guests may receive complimentary tickets if their name is included on the pass list for that day's game. Home Team and Away Team Pass List tickets for the Battle of the Piney Woods can be picked up at the White SHSU tent located just inside the gates of the Budweiser Plaza. Please look for the "SHSU Team Pass List" sign.  Please have a photo ID ready for each person receiving tickets on the pass list. Everyone in your party receiving pass list tickets must be present at the time of pick-up and each person must sign for their ticket.

Replacement Ticket Policy
Please handle your tickets with care. The Athletic Ticket Office will charge full price plus a non-refundable processing charge for all replacement tickets issued. This includes tickets that are lost, stolen or left at home. If the original tickets are returned to the Athletic Ticket Office within 5 days of the event, a refund will be made for the full price of the tickets. This service is available to season ticket holders and single-game mail orders, telephone and on-line buyers of record. Washed tickets will be replaced without charge if remaining portions can be recognized and the location can be identified.