Texas Kickoff Game Tickets
Get your Texas Kickoff tickets at TicketSmarter to enjoy the start of the college football season at NRG Stadium in Houston! The Texas Kickoff is a yearly tradition that started in 2013. It puts two top-tier NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision teams against each other to start off the NCAA college football season with a major out-of-conference matchup. The game usually features at least one top 25 nationally ranked team, which makes it a must-watch college football game. Former nationally ranked teams that have competed in the game include the LSU Tigers, Wisconsin Badgers, Oklahoma Sooners, and the hometown Houston Cougars.,
NRG Stadium at NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX 77054 has played host to the game since its inception with massive crowds filing into the NFL stadium each year. The only exception to the host site was in 2017 when the game was played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans due to Hurricane Harvey. SEC teams have the most appearances and the highest win percentage out of all of the conference teams that have participated in the game. Be there for the start of the college football season with Texas Kickoff tickets from TicketSmarter, the official ticket resale marketplace of ESPN Events!
Texas Kickoff Ticket Prices
As the start of the college football season, tickets for the Texas Kickoff are in high demand after fans have waited out a long offseason to see their teams return to the field. Unique matchups between out-of-conference teams ensure a large and varied crowd each year of play. Texas Kickoff ticket prices are affected by several factors including the teams playing in the game, how close the college campuses are to Houston, the seating location inside NRG Stadium, and the date of the game.
How much are Texas Kickoff tickets?
Fans looking for tickets to the Texas Kickoff will find the ticket prices to be in the $50 to $150 range. Tickets closer to the 50-yard line will be expected to be around $150 while other seats in the lower level on the sideline will start around $110. Fans looking for cheap Texas Kickoff tickets can usually find upper-level seats and end zone seats in the $40 to $60 range.
Texas Kickoff Date & Schedule
The Texas Kickoff typically takes place at the start of the college football season on Labor Day weekend. The first two games took place during the last weekend of August before moving to the Labor Day schedule. In 2019, the game was held in Week 3 of the NCAA Division I FBS college football season in order to fit the season schedule for the Washington State Cougars and Houston Cougars.
The Texas Kickoff schedule also includes several fun pre-game events that fans can enjoy. The Kickoff Crawl in downtown Houston takes place the night before the game and features a massive party complete with cheerleaders and mascots from each team. The Love Street TexFest is a live music event that serves as the official pre-game party of the Texas Kickoff. A pre-game spirit walk is also scheduled for each team and lets fans cheer on their team as they make their way to NRG Stadium. Fans should also be sure to get to the stadium early so they can enjoy some tailgating outside of NRG Stadium before kickoff!
When do Texas Kickoff tickets go on sale?
Texas Kickoff tickets will generally go on sale in June. Tickets for the game may be available sooner as the competing schools may receive their ticket allotment as early as February. As the official ticket resale partner of ESPN Events, TicketSmarter will have early and exclusive access to game tickets in premium seating locations!
Texas Kickoff Seating Chart
The Texas Playoff is annually played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The stadium’s primary tenant is the Houston Texans of the NFL, but it also serves as the home to the Texas Bowl. The venue first opened in 2002 and features state-of-the-art amenities and a retractable roof. The total seating capacity at the stadium is 72,220.
The Texas Kickoff seating chart features multiple levels of seating that all form a complete bowl around the field. In addition to four levels of regular seating for fans, there are additional club levels and suites available that will provide a VIP experience at the Texas Kickoff. Fans wanting premium seats should check out sections 105 through 108 and 125 through 128, which will place fans directly behind the team benches near the 50-yard line.
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