Cougar Club Newsletter 3-17-09 | The Official Site of BYU Athletics

Cougar Club Newsletter 3-17-09

BYU Season Football Tickets—On Sale Now

In anticipation of one of the best home football schedules in school history, BYU Athletics is pleased to announce that 2009 season tickets are on sale. All season ticket prices will remain the same as last season with the exception of 2,000 seats where planned stadium upgrades will add built-in backrests to regular bench seating.

Season ticket prices start at $96 for end zone tickets with premium end zone seats at $110. Faculty and staff season tickets are $130, and sideline bench seats starts at $200. Seats in the newly upgraded sideline sections with seatbacks (sections 3, 7, 103 and 107) are $250. Cougar Club members will receive priority seating.

Interested Club Members may place their orders immediately online at or by calling the Marriott Center Ticket Office (800-322-BYU1 or 801-422-BYU1 between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm). The deadline for ordering priority season tickets is April 22. Requests for season tickets submitted after the deadline will be filled on a space-available basis.

Club Members will also receive priority for purchasing tickets to away games. Information on the BYU v. Oklahoma game in Dallas, and other away contests, will be released as soon as it is finalized. If the stadium is not sold out with season ticket requests, a priority buying period for Club Members to purchase single home games tickets will also be announced.

BYU vs Texas A&M—March 19

The three-time MWC Champion BYU Men’s Basketball has received an at-large invitation to the 2009 NCAA Tournament and will face Texas A&M on Thursday, March 19, at 10:30 am (MDT) in the West Region at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia. Thursday’s game is a rematch of last season’s first round game when the Aggies of the Big 12 defeated the Cougars 67-62 in Anaheim, CA. BYU is a No. 8 seed for the third-straight season.

After defeating Air Force, the Cougars lost to San Diego State, 62-64, in the semifinals of the MWC Tournament, while Texas A&M fell to Texas Tech in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament. Thursday’s game will be televised live on CBS (locally Channel 2) while the radio broadcast can be heard live on KSL Newsradio (102.7 FM, 1160 AM, or on the web), with the pregame show beginning at 9:30 am (MDT).

Cougar Club Day at Men’s Volleyball—March 20

All Cougar Club Members are invited to attend the BYU Men's Volleyball Game against the Long Beach State 49ers on Friday, March 20, at 7 pm. Club Members and their immediate families (family members living at home) may attend the game free of charge by presenting their Cougar Club Membership Cards at the Smith Fieldhouse doors as they enter the arena. For more information contact the Cougar Club Office at 801-422-2583.

Y Awards—March 31

The Cougar Club and the BYU Athletic Department cordially invite you to attend the annual Y Awards Program on Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30 pm in the Wilkinson Center Ballroom. We will be honoring BYU's exceptional student athletes, coaches, and competitions of 2008 at this Celebration. The format for this exciting event is similar to the ESPYs or the Academy Awards, with celebrity guests presenting the nominees in each category and then opening the envelope to announce the winner. The event will be filmed for broadcast on KBYU. All BYU student athletes, coaches, and athletic administrators are also invited to this event.

A written invitation has been mailed. RSVPs may be made by calling the Cougar Club Office at 801-422-2583 before March 24. Dress for the event is semi-formal.

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