ROSEMONT, Ill. - Tickets for the 2018 Big Ten Football Championship Game presented by Discover are now on sale to the general public. The eighth annual Big Ten Football Championship Game will be played on Saturday, December 1 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The contest will be broadcast nationally on FOX with kickoff set for 8 p.m. ET.
Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. Tickets will range from $50 to $95 depending on the seat location and each order will be limited to eight tickets. In addition, every Big Ten Football Championship Game ticket includes complimentary admission to the Big Ten Fan Fest presented by Dr Pepper, to be held at the Indiana Convention Center on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 – Dec. 1.
The Big Ten has partnered with ShooWin to give all fans the opportunity to lock in face value tickets to the Big Ten Football Championship Game. Fans can visit ShooWin.com to purchase a team-based reservation for the title game for as little as $10. If their team qualifies for the Big Ten Championship Game, they are guaranteed the tickets for face value. If the fan’s team does not qualify, the reservation simply expires and the reservation fee is all that is paid. Fans can also sell their reservations throughout the season on the ShooWin platform.
Those interested in purchasing a suite for the 2018 Big Ten Football Championship Game should contact Indiana Sports Corp by emailing Tickets@IndianaSportsCorp.org or by calling (317) 237-5000.
The 2018 season kicks off in August, and the winner of the East and West Divisions will meet in the Big Ten Football Championship Game. The victor will earn the Big Ten Championship and a chance to play in one of the six bowls that comprise the College Football Playoff, including the Rose Bowl Game. Wisconsin won the first two championship games in 2011 and 2012, before Michigan State claimed the title in 2013 and 2015. Penn State was victorious in 2016, while Ohio State earned the title in 2014 and 2017.
The Big Ten and Indiana Sports Corp have entered into an agreement to host Big Ten Football Championship Games at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis through 2021. FOX will serve as the official broadcast partner of the Big Ten Football Championship Game again in 2018.
About the Big Ten Conference: The Big Ten Conference is an association of world-class universities whose member institutions share a common mission of research, graduate, professional and undergraduate teaching and public service. Founded in 1896, the Big Ten has sustained a comprehensive set of shared practices and policies that enforce the priority of academics in the lives of students competing in intercollegiate athletics and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness and competitiveness. The broad-based programs of the 14 Big Ten institutions will provide over $200 million in direct financial support to more than 9,500 students for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350 teams in 42 different sports. The Big Ten sponsors 28 official conference sports, 14 for men and 14 for women, including the addition of men’s ice hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse since 2013. For more information, visit www.bigten.org.
About Indiana Sports Corp: Founded in 1979 as the nation’s first sports commission, Indiana Sports Corp is a not-for-profit organization focused on bringing premier sporting events to Indiana to drive economic vitality, facilitate a vibrant community with civic pride and garner positive media attention. Because of this, Indiana Sports Corp is able to provide positive, sports-related opportunities for youth in the community. For more information, please visit IndianaSportsCorp.org.