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WVU extends ticket deadline for Kickoff tilt

Mountaineers to open season vs. Florida St. in Chick-fil-A contest

The Inter-Mountain file photo West Virginia and coach Neil Brown will open the 2020 season against Florida State in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Sept. 5 at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

MORGANTOWN –Due to the ongoing developments related to COVID-19, the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is extending the priority ticket request deadline for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game to May 1.

“As we continue to monitor the ongoing developments related to COVID-19, we are keeping the health and well-being of all our fans in mind,” WVU Director of Athletics Shane Lyons said. “Given that, we are extending the priority ticket request deadline for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game to allow our fans more flexibility as we navigate these trying times together.”

West Virginia and Florida State will open the 2020 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Sept. 5, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC) members for 2019 and 2020 and 2019 football season ticket holders still have the first opportunity to request tickets to be seated in WVU’s allotment through the Mountaineer Ticket Office.

MAC members and season ticket holders can continue to log in to their online account at WVUGAME.com to request priority tickets to the game.

A priority ticket request paper form also was mailed to those patrons in mid-January and can be returned directly to the Mountaineer Ticket Office using the business reply envelope included in this mailing.

Credit cards will only be the only accepted form of payment. Credit cards will not be charged until after the new deadline of May 1.

For a Mercedes-Benz Stadium seating chart and more information on the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, visit WVUsports.com/CFAKickoff. Please note, WVU does not have all seats in each shaded section. The game will be mobile phone entry only with tickets to be retrieved on smart phones through the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl/Kickoff Game app. Fans should keep an updated email on their WVU account for additional information in the future.

Fans with no MAC priority status and the general public can still order tickets in the upper level with the option to request an upgrade at WVUGAME.com.

Fans with questions about the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game or 2020 WVU Football season tickets can contact the Mountaineer Ticket Office via email at WVUGAME@mail.wvu.edu or by calling 1-800-WVU GAME and leaving a voice mail message. Mountaineer Ticket Office employees will respond to emails and return calls as promptly as possible.

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