Kickoff for Sam Houston's NCAA Division I Championships second round playoff with Cal Poly Saturday at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium is at 3:05 p.m.

The West Box Office of Bowers Stadium will open for pregame sales and ticket pickup at 11 a.m.

Patrons who do not yet have tickets in hand are encouraged to purchase early as long lines are expected Saturday.

NCAA Playoff Ticket Prices are:
•  Chairbacks - $25
•  Bleacher Reserved - $22
•  General Admission - $15
•  Each ticket has a $2 per ticket fee that will be charged at the window as well.

Tickets may be bought online at until 9 am on Saturday

No Texas High School Coaches Association, SHSU Lifetime Lettermen or Texas Farm Bureau member cards will gain free admission for this game, again because it is an NCAA playoff event and not a regular season Sam Houston contest.

Sam Houston State student tickets are $5.

Student tickets are on sale at the LSE mall Thursday from 10am-2 pm or at the West Box Office of Bowers Stadium from 12 noon to 6 pm Thursday and Friday.

Student tickets may be purchased the day of the game only at the West Box Office of Bowers Stadium. Students are not be able to swipe in for free with their BearkatOne card as this is a NCAA event.

For fans who have purchased tickets but still need to pick them up at will-call:

•  Patrons are encouraged to make will-call pickup Thursday and Friday. 

•  On Saturday, patrons with parking passes and tickets waiting in will-call will be able to pull into the west lot from 11am-12 noon to pick up their parking permit and tickets

•  From noon on Saturday, no cars will be allowed into the parking lots without parking permits. Thus patrons will have to walk up, get their permit and tickets, then pull into the lot.

Bearkat Alley will open for tail gate at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Gates at Bowers Stadium will open at 1:30 p.m. The home pass list window also will open at 1:30 p.m.

Beginning at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Sam Houston Avenue will be closed down from 20th street to 11th Street and 11th Street  closed down from University Avenue to Hwy 75 north for the annual Huntsville Christmas Parade


Sam Houston patrons with parking passes labeled "North lot" will enter their special parking are from Bearkat Blvd. on the north side of Bowers.

Season ticket holders with parking passes labeled "West Lot" will parking the lot on the Press Box side of Bowers Stadium and entering from Bowers Blvd.

All participants at the Bearkat Alley pregame tailgate are asked to adhere to SHSU official tailgate policies.

The Sam Houston athletic ticket office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Monday through Friday. The ticket office telephone number is (936) 294-1729.