MEAC/SWAC Challenge Football Tickets
Grab your MEAC/SWAC Challenge tickets at TicketSmarter, the official ticket resale marketplace of ESPN Events. The MEAC/SWAC Challenge is an annual NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision game between teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Both of these conferences are made up of teams representing historically black colleges and universities. The event is owned and operated by ESPN Events and is considered a season kickoff game for both conferences with the game being scheduled on Labor Day weekend. The inaugural event in 2005 saw the South Carolina State Bulldogs defeat the Alabama State Hornets with a score of 27 to 14.
The MEAC/SWAC Challenge has been played at several stadiums throughout its tenure including Legion Field in Birmingham and Camping World Stadium in Orlando. The game was most recently relocated to Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta where it has remained since 2018. In addition to the MEAC/SWAC Challenge, teams from both conferences will also compete in the season-ending Celebration Bowl. Secure your MEAC/SWAC Challenge tickets at TicketSmarter to see a competitive matchup that celebrates competition among HBCUs.
MEAC/SWAC Challenge Ticket Prices
As the start of the NCAA Division, I FCS season and a highly attended neutral site game, the demand for tickets to the MEAC/SWAC Challenge is very high. Some of the factors that will impact the MEAC/SWAC Challenge ticket price includes the two teams selected to compete, the travel distance from each team’s campus to Center Parc Stadium and seating location inside the stadium on game day.
How much are MEAC/SWAC Challenge tickets?
The MEAC/SWAC Challenge is a very affordable game to attend. Tickets will generally start in the $10 to $35 range. The majority of the sideline seats will usually be in the $26 to $35 range. Fans can also opt for seats in the VIP Club area, which will include food and beverage with tickets going for over $125. Fans on a budget that are looking for cheap MEAC/SWAC Challenge tickets should look for seats in the end zone sections as those will be the least expensive.
MEAC/SWAC Challenge Date & Schedule
The MEAC/SWAC Challenge features a slightly unique game date as it is played on a Sunday afternoon as opposed to a traditional Saturday game. The game takes place on Labor Day weekend making it one of the first events on the FCS college football calendar. The MEAC/SWAC Challenge schedule includes several events leading up to the game including the team arrivals on Friday, marching band, and cheerleader arrivals on Saturday and then the fan fest at the stadium on game day. As an added bonus to your game ticket, you will also be able to watch the battle of the bands inside the stadium after the football game is completed.
When do MEAC/SWAC Challenge tickets go on sale?
MEAC/SWAC Challenge tickets will go on sale in the summer. As the official ticket resale partner of ESPN Events, TicketSmarter will have exclusive access to premium seats inside Center Parc Stadium. Be sure to check the event listings on TicketSmarter’s virtual ticket office to find some great seats for the game!
MEAC/SWAC Challenge Seating Chart
Center Parc Credit Union Stadium at 755 Hank Aaron Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 has been the home to the MEAC/SWAC Challenge since 2018. The stadium was formerly known as Georgia State Stadium and serves as the primary home for the Georgia State Panthers football team. The stadium features a total seating capacity of 24,333. It also has a unique layout as it was originally configured as a baseball stadium for the Atlanta Braves when it was known as Turner Field.
The MEAC/SWAC Challenge seating chart features multiple levels of seating on the north end zone, west sideline, and south end zone. The east sideline features a single level of seating. The most popular seats on the west and east sidelines are sections 113 through 117 and 130 through 132 which sit between the 30-yard lines and will give fans an excellent view from behind the team benches. The north end zone also features the University Club and Champion’s Club seating options, which include a more luxurious experience while at the game.
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