Both single and group tickets for the NCAA North Central Regional Championship will be for sale beginning on Wednesday, December 19 at 9 a.m. The championship will be held at the Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis on April 12 at 6 p.m., and will feature six teams from around the country. If the Golden Gophers are selected to compete in a regional championship, they will compete at home in the Sports Pavilion.
Tickets may be ordered through the Minnesota athletics website at www.gophersports.com, or by calling the athletics ticket office at 612-624-8080 or toll free at 1-800-U-GOPHER. All seats are reserved.
Ticket prices are as follows:
$13 chair-back seats (all ages)
$11 bench seats (adults)
$7 bench seats (youth, students, seniors)
$5 bench seats (groups of 15 or more if ordered by April 9, 2008)
All six teams competing in Minneapolis will hold a practice on Friday, April 11 that will be free and open to the public. Practices will run from 2-6 p.m. at the Sports Pavilion.
The University of Minnesota is one of six institutions to host a regional championship in 2008. The other five sites and host institutions are: Baton Rouge, La. (Louisiana State University), University Park, Pa. (Penn State University), Norman, Okla. (University of Oklahoma), Gainesville, Fla. (University of Florida), and Corvallis, Ore. (Oregon State University).
Two teams from each regional championship will advance to the NCAA National Championship, which will be hosted by the University of Georgia on April 24-26, 2008.