Florida Tech To Play Tarleton State At AT&T Stadium

By  //  May 15, 2014

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AT&T Stadium is home of the Dallas Cowboys

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Florida Tech and Tarleton State will play a game in the Lone Star Football Festival at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, on Sept. 20.

Florida Tech and Tarleton State will play a game in the Lone Star Football Festival at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, on Saturday, Sept. 20. (Florida tech image)

Florida Tech and Tarleton State will play a game in the Lone Star Football Festival at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, on Saturday, Sept. 20. (Florida tech image)

The game was one of four announced by the Lone Star Conference on Tuesday. The other games on Sept. 20, include Texas A&M-Kingsville versus Texas A&M-Commerce at 10 a.m. CDT, Shorter versus West Texas A&M at 1 p.m. CDT and Eastern New Mexico versus Midwestern State at 8 p.m. CDT at AT&T Stadium.

Tarleton State, an LSC member located in Stephenville, Texas, is coming off a 7-3 season and a share of the LSC Championship in 2013.

Two of its wins were against teams ranked among the top NCAA Division II programs last year in then No. 4 West Texas A&M and No. 13 Midwestern State. However, two of its three losses were against Gulf South Conference members Delta State and North Alabama.

Tickets to the game are available now by calling the FIT Athletic Ticket Office at 321-674-6228 and by e-mailing AthleticsTickets@fit.edu. Seating will be general admission with children one-year and older requiring a ticket.

Steve Englehart

Steve Englehart

“This will be a great experience for our young men,” head coach Steve Englehart said.

“AT&T Stadium is one of the most impressive athletic venues in all of sports and our team is privileged to have the opportunity to play there. Our 2014 schedule has a little bit of everything. We are playing two DI schools, three schools from the state of Florida, Tarleton State in the Dallas Cowboys’ home stadium and not to mention the GSC schedule.”

Advanced ticket prices are $25 for adults and $10 for children ages 1-18 and those with a valid college ID. Game-day pricing at the AT&T Stadium ticket windows will be $30 for adults and $12 for children/students. A single ticket will be good for admission to all four games at the festival.

AT&T Stadium is the largest, most technologically advanced entertainment venue in the world. (Florida Tech image)

AT&T Stadium is the largest, most technologically advanced entertainment venue in the world. (Florida Tech image)

Including the game against Tarleton State, FIT will play 11 games in its second season this fall. Two of the games are against Football Championship Subdivision teams Bethune-Cookman and Stetson and seven are against GSC opponents. The Panthers will open the season Saturday, Sept. 6 against Stetson in DeLand.

The Panthers will host five games at Palm Bay High School this upcoming season starting with Ave Maria on Saturday, Sept. 13.

Inaugural 2013 season ticket holders have until this Friday, May 16 to renew their seats. Season ticket prices remain $65 for adults and $40 for seniors ages 65 and above, children ages 5-16 and FIT faculty and staff. Faculty and staff can purchase up to two adult season tickets at the discounted rate of $40.

Season ticket renewals are being accepted over the phone at 321-674-6228. Completed forms can be scanned and emailed to AthleticsTickets@fit.edu or faxed to 321-984-8529. The forms can also be sent with payment to Florida Tech Athletic Ticket Office, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL. 32901.


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