2011 Big Ten Football Championship Game Information




The inaugural Big Ten Football Championship Game will begin at 8:17 p.m. ET on December 3, 2011, and will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The champion of the Legends Division will meet the champion of the Leaders Division, with the winner earning the Big Ten Championship and a chance to play in either the Rose Bowl Game or Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game. FOX Sports will serve as the official broadcast partner of the Big Ten Football Championship Games from 2011-16 and Lucas Oil Stadium will host the title games from 2011-15.

General public tickets for the Big Ten Football Championship Game went on sale July 30 and were completely sold out within two hours. An additional 15,000 tickets will be made available to each institution once participating teams are determined. Those individuals who purchased tickets through Ticketmaster or the Lucas Oil Stadium ticket office for the 2011 Big Ten Football Championship Game will have the opportunity at a later date to purchase tickets in a comparable location for the 2012 game. In addition, every Big Ten Football Championship Game ticket includes a ticket to Big Ten Fan Fest, to be held at the Indiana Convention Center from 10 a.m. ET until kickoff.

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME QUICK FACTS
Date: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011
Time: 8:17 p.m. ET
Television: FOX Sports
Site: Indianapolis, Ind.
Facility: Lucas Oil Stadium
Surface: FieldTurf
Capacity: 67,604

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