HARRISONBURG, Va. - Football season tickets, single game tickets, mini plans and tickets for the James Madison-West Virginia game at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Maryland are all on sale now. Last season, JMU ranked second in all of NCAA Football Championship Subdivision attendance, averaging 25,002 fans in five home games.
Season tickets for 2012 , featuring six home games, and Duke Club memberships are now available online. Season tickets ordered by May 15 will receive a framed picture from last year commemorating the first season in the expanded Bridgeforth Stadium.
"We are excited about the upcoming season and our six-game home schedule at Bridgeforth Stadium," Head Coach Mickey Matthews said. "The support of the JMU Nation means a great deal to our team. We look forward to seeing the stadium full again this fall. Go Dukes!"
Tickets for individual JMU home football games, including Family Weekend and Homecoming, are on sale now also. Fans who plan to attend more than one game are encouraged to check out the affordable season ticket and discounted mini plan options.
This season, the Dukes will travel two hours from home to take on the Big 12's West Virginia Mountaineers at FedEx Field, home of the National Football League's Washington Redskins. Reserve your tickets now for the game on Saturday, September 15. Orders made through the JMU Athletic Ticket Office will be located in the JMU seating block and include complimentary game-day parking and a commemorative t-shirt.
Ticket orders may be placed online or can be placed through the Athletic Ticket Office by calling 540-568-3853 or stopping by the Convocation Center Ticket Office. 2012 ticket pricing information and order details are available online or by contacting the Ticket Office.
The anticipation of another exciting home schedule, including hosting reigning Colonial Athletic Association champion Towson as well as rivals Old Dominion and William & Mary, will be sure to keep the demand high for tickets this season.
JMU will have a solid core of returning players from its 2011 team that went 8-5 and reached the second round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship.
2012 Home Football Games with Promotions
Sept. 1 - St. Francis (Pa.) -- Community Day
Sept. 8 - Alcorn State - Day with the Dukes partnering JMU Athletics with The Special Olympics
Oct. 6 - Towson - Family Weekend/Annual Pink Out in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Oct. 13 - William & Mary -- Hall of Fame Weekend
Oct. 20 - Georgia State - Homecoming
Nov. 17 - Old Dominion - Senior Day/Military Appreciation Day