Donated Seats for Servicemembers football ticket requests open on Sept. 13

September 03, 2021

Editor's note: The ticket request form is now closed, as the allotment of complimentary tickets offered through the Seats for Servicemembers program has been reached. In addition, supporters can still purchase Seats for Servicemembers tickets that will be donated to military members online or by calling 1-800-NITTANY. 

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Active duty, Guard and Reserve military members; veterans; and Fallen and Gold Star families will soon be able to apply online for complimentary tickets to the Penn State-Rutgers football game on Saturday, Nov. 20, as part of the Seats for Servicemembers program during Penn State’s Military Appreciation Week.

In its tenth year, the program honors the commitment and sacrifices of military members, veterans, and their families and loved ones by providing tickets at no cost to active and retired service members, as well as a complimentary pregame tailgate at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Penn State supporters, alumni and business donations have graciously made this possible.

How to request tickets:

  • Military members, veterans and their families can visit the ticket application request website beginning at noon on Monday, Sept. 13, to request tickets on a first-come, first-served basis to the Nov. 20 game.
  • Tickets requests will fill up quickly.
  • All active duty, Guard and Reserve military members; veterans; and Fallen and Gold Star families will be eligible to redeem one complimentary ticket for themselves and up to three additional complimentary seats for immediate family members.
  • In addition, all qualifying individuals will be eligible to request up to two additional tickets for a discounted rate of $35 per person.
  • All sign-ups are simply requests until confirmed via email by Penn State Athletics.

Active duty, Guard and Reserve military members; veterans; and Fallen and Gold Star families who already have game tickets for the Nov. 20 game against Rutgers are invited to attend the pregame tailgate at the Bryce Jordan Center. The event will require a ticket for admission. For those who already have tickets to the game, email seatsforservice@psu.edu to request tickets for the pregame tailgate.

How to donate tickets:

In addition, supporters can still purchase Seats for Servicemembers tickets that will be donated to military members by clicking here or by calling 1-800-NITTANY, Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets for the Seats for Servicemembers program are only $35 per service member. Penn State hosted more than 7,000 military members for the game against Indiana in 2019.

For more information about Military Appreciation Week, visit militaryappreciation.psu.edu.

 

Last Updated September 14, 2021