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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Tickets on sale for 2019 NCAA Division II National Football Championship in McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 4, 2019) – The City of McKinney and McKinney Independent School District are pleased to announce tickets are now on sale for the 2019 NCAA Division II National Football Championship. The game will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at McKinney ISD Stadium, 4201 S. Hardin Blvd. This is the second year McKinney will host the championship game.


Tickets are $20 for reserved seating and $15 for general admission. Ticket prices will increase Dec. 9.


“Hosting the NCAA Division II National Football Championship again is a huge honor for the City of McKinney and presents an unprecedented opportunity for us to welcome the fans of both teams to Texas with our unrivaled hospitality. I’m excited to see our city have a strong showing of support at this game and look forward to a great game,” said Mayor George Fuller.


The NCAA Division II football playoffs begin Saturday, Nov. 23. The championship game will be aired on ESPNU.


The community is invited to a Fan Fest celebration ahead of the NCAA Division II Football Championship Game in McKinney. Fan Fest will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 20 at Tupps Brewery, 721 Anderson St. The event is free to attend. Fan Fest is hosted by the NCAA Division II Event Committee, a partnership between the City of McKinney, McKinney ISD and the business community. Fan Fest will feature a pep rally, musical entertainment and a battle of the bands from the two teams who will compete for the championship title. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.


Two other events are also planned for visiting fans and locals during the Championship weekend in McKinney. Tacos, Tequila and Cerveza is a friendly competition between local restaurants that takes place Friday-Sunday, Dec. 20-22, and features guests at participating restaurants voting for their favorite featured taco and drink. A VIP downtown shopping event is set for Friday, Dec. 20, and includes coupons and shopping specials at participating businesses in McKinney’s Historic Downtown Cultural District. Details on these events can be found at d2mckinney.com.


For more information on the 2019 NCAA Division II National Football Championship, visit d2mckinney.com or NCAA.com.


About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest growing cities in America, McKinney has a current population of nearly 190,000 and serves as the county seat for Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown and cultural district, diverse housing options, a trendy culinary scene, and a uniquely beautiful natural setting with rolling hills and lush trees. The city is home to the top-rated McKinney National Airport and serves as the headquarters to many Fortune 500 companies and a burgeoning set of cutting-edge technology companies. McKinney offers the perfect mix for successful business development: a highly educated workforce, availability of land for expansion, convenient location to the DFW area and a nationally-acclaimed quality of life. To learn more about the City of McKinney, visit www.mckinneytexas.org.


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