2013 Championship Tickets
The 2013 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game is currently sold out. A limited number of standing room only tickets will go on sale Thursday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. ET and may be purchased below. Approximately 50 percent of stadium capacity is allocated to the participating institutions.
Buy, Sell or Transfer Championship Tickets
The NCAA Ticket Exchange is a safe and easy way to buy, sell or transfer tickets through an approved secondary outlet. The NCAA Ticket Exchange is the only guaranteed, NCAA-approved secondary ticket marketplace. The NCAA Ticket Exchange allows fans to buy great seats confidently, knowing that the seats are authentic, never counterfeit. Visit the NCAA Ticket Exchange for more information or view the Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions.
2013 Game Day Ticket Information
Gates to FC Dallas Stadium open at 10:30 a.m. Fans using digital tickets (Flash Seat tickets either purchased or converted through the NCAA Ticket Exchange) must enter through the Northeast or Northwest Gates. Fans holding paper tickets may enter through any gate. No re-entry will be allowed.
Be one of the first 2,000 fans to enter the stadium to receive a FCS Championship scarf courtesy of the NCAA RESPECT Campaign. Arrive early as quantities are limited and only available while supplies last. Limit one giveaway item per fan.
|ON SALE DATES||PRICING||TICKETS|
|Aug. 30 - Dec. 13||Midfield $35||Sold Out|
|Sideline and Endzone $30||Sold Out|
|Dec. 14 - Jan. 4||Midfield $45||Sold Out|
|Sideline and Endzone $40||Sold Out|
|Dec. 20||Standing Room Only $30||Sold Out|
|NCAA Ticket Exchange||Buy or sell tickets through the NCAA’s Official Ticket Exchange||Ticket Exchange|
|Frisco Football League||Ticket, youth clinic and on-field recognition. Promotional code required.||Offer Ended|
|Family Pack||Four or more tickets along with sodas and hot dogs starting at $99||Sold Out|
|Group Rates||A discounted group rate is available for ticket purchases of 15 or more tickets.||Sold Out|
|Suites||Suite and suite deck tickets are available.||Sold Out|
Free Fan Transportation
Fan transportation to the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game will be available Jan. 5 beginning at 8 a.m. Buses will run approximately every 30 minutes until game time. Return transportation to hotels will begin at 2 p.m. and run until 5:30 p.m. Shuttles will be available at the following locations:
• Route 1 – Westin, Sheraton, Wingate: Westin guests pick-up at circle drive in front of Conference Center. Sheraton and Wingate guests pick-up in front of respective hotel.
• Route 2 – Embassy, Hilton Garden Inn, Home 2, Inn at Stonebriar: Embassy & Hilton Garden Inn guests pick-up on North side of Westin Hotel Conference Center. Home 2 and Inn at Stonebriar guests pick-up in front of respective hotel.
• Route 3 – Homewood, Aloft, Hampton, Holiday Inn Express: Homewood, Aloft & Hampton will pick-up in front of Homewood Suites. Holiday Inn Express will pick up in front of Hotel.
For questions, fans can visit information tables located in the lobby of Embassy Suites and Westin Stonebriar, or ask the front desk of your hotel.
About Frisco, Texas
Centrally located in the United States and 25 minutes from downtown Dallas, Frisco, Texas, is just 20 minutes from both Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Love Field Airport. Visitors to the city can enjoy a wide array of shops, dining, cultural activities, arts, sporting events and entertainment. The Division I Football Championship Game is a time for everyone to celebrate and experience college football at the highest level. If you are able to attend, we want for you to celebrate and experience all that Frisco and the championship have to offer.
Team Frisco, comprised of the Southland Conference, City of Frisco and Hunt Sports Group, is excited to host the 2013 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game.
An NCAA Division I athletic conference, the Southland Conference consists of 10 member universities in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma. Founded in 1963, the Southland Conference sponsors 17 championship sports, nine for men and eight for women. Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, and indoor and outdoor track and field. Women compete for nine championships in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball. All told, the membership of the Southland Conference encompasses more than 120,000 current students and an alumni base of approximately 700,000. For more information, click here.
Founded in 2003, the Frisco, Texas, Convention & Visitors Bureau have grown in tandem with the extensive growth of leisure travel, sports, and meeting facilities within the city. It’s the CVB’s mission to generate a positive awareness of Frisco as a premiere destination for meetings, sporting events, conventions, trade shows, leisure travel, and to positively impact the economic base of the City of Frisco. Official accreditation recognizing excellence and achievement was awarded in 2009 by the industry organization Destination Marketing Association International. For more information, click here.
Located in North Texas, Frisco defines “Progress in Motion." The U.S. Census Bureau named Frisco the fastest growing city during the past decade (2000 – 2009). This once small town turned bustling dealmaker is home to four ‘pro’ sport teams; world class venues; more than 8 million square feet of retail and restaurants; 43 parks, 60 miles of trails and an athletic center featuring an outdoor water park; three hospitals; two museums and hundreds of public and private art pieces displayed throughout Frisco’s 72 square miles. Three school districts serve Frisco including FISD, dubbed the fastest growing school district in the nation. Higher education opportunities are available through Collin College and two university satellite facilities. Frisco fosters progressive leadership and innovative ideas, making it the first city in the country to mandate Energy Star standards for new home construction. It’s no wonder why national publications have called Frisco the ‘Best Place to Raise an Athlete,' ‘Best Place to Live,' and ‘Best Place to Relocate,' And most recently, FISD was named among the “100 Best Communities for Young People” for 2012. Experience “Progress in Motion." Experience Frisco, Texas. For more information visit www.friscotexas.gov, www.friscoedc.com and www.visitfrisco.com.
Volunteers are needed to help with many different championship activities. Volunteers for the championship are coordinated through the City of Frisco’s volunteer database. If you are interested in volunteering for the event, please click here.
Welcome to 2013 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game! Approximately 13,000 student-athletes from 122 NCAA Division I institutions, representing 13 conferences, will compete for the opportunity to participate in the 2013 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game and ultimately win the FCS national championship that will be decided Jan. 5, 2013.
The championship game is a time for everyone to celebrate and experience college football at the highest level. If you are able to attend, we want for you to experience all that Frisco and the championship have to offer by participating in all of the events.
|SATURDAY, JAN. 5, SCHEDULE OF EVENTS|
|8 a.m.||Parking Lots Open||FC Dallas Stadium|
|9 – 10 a.m.||POWERADE® NCAA® Youth Clinic||FC Dallas Stadium Field 2|
|9 a.m. – Noon||Tailgate Town||Adjacent to FC Dallas Stadium|
|9:30 a.m.||North Dakota State Arrival and Stadium Walk||Adjacent to FC Dallas Stadium|
|9:45 a.m.||Sam Houston State Arrival and Stadium Walk||Adjacent to FC Dallas Stadium|
|10:30 a.m.||Gates Open||FC Dallas Stadium|
|10:15 – 10:30 a.m.||North Dakota State Pep Rally||Tailgate Town|
|10:30 – 10:45 a.m.||Sam Houston State Pep Rally||Tailgate Town|
|11 - 11:45 a.m.||Independent George (Live Music)||Tailgate Town|
|11:50 a.m.||Team intros, national anthem and flyover||FC Dallas Stadium|
|Noon||2013 DI Football Championship Game||FC Dallas Stadium|
|All times are Central and subject to change. Please check back often for the latest schedule updates.|
Event: Tailgate Town
Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon
Where: Adjacent to FC Dallas Stadium
Event Description: Where’s the best place to get ready for the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game? It’s just outside FC Dallas Stadium in Tailgate Town! This FREE fun-filled, interactive area allows fans of all ages a chance to experience the thrills, excitement and spirit of college football. Whether you try your hand at quarterback, ride the mechanical bull, cheer on your team at the pep rally, or just kick back with some of Frisco’s best food and drink…this is the place to be on the day of the big game!
Stadium Walk and Pep Rally
Come show your support for your team by arriving early to greet the players and coaches as they enter the stadium prior to the game. Then stick around for the pep rally with your schools, band, cheerleaders and school leaders.
Official NCAA DI Football Championship merchandise may be purchased in Tailgate Town and within FC Dallas Stadium on the north concourse and near section 118.
POWERADE® NCAA® Youth Clinics
Youth ages 7-14 are invited to participate in POWERADE NCAA Youth Clinics. The POWERADE NCAA Youth Clinics will be managed by USA Football and former NFL players. Participants will receive sport instruction, get valuable information on fitness, healthy lifestyles and sportsmanship. This is a free event, but registration is encouraged. Limited walk up registration is available beginning at 8 a.m. on game day. Open to both boys and girls. No equipment or experience required; simply come ready to have fun!
Register for the POWERADE NCAA Youth Clinics.
There are 122 teams within 13 conferences competing in FCS football. The championship bracket consists of 20 teams, 10 of which are selected via automatic qualification. The remaining at-large teams are selected by the Division I Football Championship Committee, assisted by four regional advisory committees that serve in an advisory capacity only. At-large selections are based on multiple factors including overall record and strength of schedule.
The 2012 NCAA Division I Football Championship bracket will be announced Sunday, Nov. 18, at 1:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
The championship bracket consists of 20 teams, 10 of which are selected via automatic qualification. The championship is conducted via single elimination format. All preliminary-round games (first round, second round, quarterfinals and semifinals) are hosted on non-predetermined campus sites. Sites are selected and announced during the selection show and as teams advance throughout the championship. The championship game (final site) is hosted at a predetermined site, currently at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco, Texas.
In 2013 the championship bracket will expand from 20 to 24 teams, increasing the number of AQ conferences from 10 to 11. The remaining teams will be selected on an at-large basis. The top-eight teams in the bracket will be seeded and receive first-round byes.
FC Dallas Stadium
FC Dallas Stadium opened on Aug. 6, 2005, as a 145-acre multipurpose sports and entertainment facility located in Frisco, Texas. The stadium will host the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game for the third consecutive year. The complex features a 20,500 state-of-the-art stadium as well as 17 tournament-sized soccer fields.
Fans may park in the Red, Blue or Green parking lots. Parking lots will open at 8 a.m. on game day. Parking passes may be purchased for $10 each on game day. Parking will be on a first come, first served basis. A no re-entry policy will be enforced on game day.
Fans with recreational vehicles (RVs) may park free of charge in the Green and White stadium lots before 8 a.m. on game. At 8 a.m. on game day, RVs must purchase parking passes and will be relocated to appropriate team lots. RVs and campers will be allocated four parking spaces each. RV parking passes will cost $50 and be assigned to a designated area in the Red (SHSU) and Blue (NDSU) parking lots.
Handicapped parking is available in Platinum, Gold, and Blue Lots. Space is first-come, first-served. A hanging tag or license plate is required to park in these spots.
Tailgating is a longstanding college football tradition and will be allowed in stadium parking lots. To ensure that fans have a safe and enjoyable experience, spectators are asked to adhere to the following regulations on game day, unless specifically authorized to do otherwise by the NCAA:
• Possession and consumption of alcohol in the Stadium parking areas is subject to the laws and regulations of the State of Texas and/or City of Frisco. Police will patrol these areas and enforce all applicable laws.
• No kegs or other common source containers.
• No tents larger than 10’ x 10’ and must be located in front of a parked car or within the four spaces allocated to a recreational vehicle.
• Tailgating activities that take up vacant parking spaces or interfere with pedestrian or car traffic flow within or around a parking lot are prohibited.
• Parking permit holders are responsible for functions they host in their parking spaces.
• Open flames other than grills are not permitted.
• Pop-up tents and canopies must be secured or dismantled if left unattended.
• Lots open at 8 a.m. All spectators are encouraged not to come before this time as traffic lineups will not be permitted. Parking lots will stay open after the game, but all vehicles must be off property by 11:30 p.m. that night.
• All cars in the stadium parking lots must keep their parking pass displayed at all times, or be subject to towing.
• No corporate signage is permitted at any time unless prior written approval by the NCAA has been obtained.
• No couches or upholstered furniture.
• Spectators who want to watch television or use other entertainment devices that require electricity are allowed to do so as long as they provide their own power and video sources.
• No outside food vendors are allowed without the permission of the NCAA or FC Dallas Stadium.
• Pets are permitted but must be kept on a leash at all times.
All FC Dallas Stadium guests are expected to maintain reasonable and appropriate behavior at all times. Any behavior defying the code of conduct or stadium policies, as determined by facility management can result in ejection and possible arrest. Guests who are ejected from the facility will not receive a refund for their ticket(s) or be compensated in any way. For detailed description of stadium policies, click here.
The following items are not permissible during the championship:
• Video equipment may not be brought into the stadium by fans.
• Artificial noisemakers, air horns, electronic instruments, etc. are not permissible.
• Large signs, flags and banners are not allowed. Items that can be held by one individual, reflect good sportsmanship and do not block the view of other fans may be permitted.
• Promotional items (e.g., cups, shakers, flags, etc.) with commercial slogans or identification are not allowed on the premises without the permission of the NCAA. Items such as newspapers, caps, t-shirts, etc. may not be distributed on the premises without NCAA approval.
FC Dallas Stadium contains seats for wheelchairs as well as seats for companions. Wheelchair accommodations are available within each price category and wheelchair access is provided to specially designated restrooms, ticket windows, and concession stands. All wheelchair seating is at the top of each section. For this event, accessible seating must be purchased at the FC Dallas Stadium box office or by phone at (469) 365-0000. If you need accessible seating, please contact the box office.
For a 3D view of your seats, please click here.
FC Dallas Stadium is located at 9200 World Cup Way Frisco, Texas 75034. For directions to the stadium, please visit the FC Dallas Stadium website.