Aug. 10, 2010
TUCSON - Arizona football fans can expect to receive their 2010 game tickets soon, if they have not already. All tickets purchased and requested by mail have been sent out.
This season Arizona hosts one of its most exciting home schedules in years, with seven key games on the docket. The action gets started on Saturday, Sept. 11, as the Wildcats kick off their home slate against The Citadel at 7 p.m. to begin a stretch of four straight home games.
The following week, UA welcomes preseason nationally-ranked Iowa to Arizona Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. ESPN game. Then it's the start of Pac-10 Conference action against California (7 p.m. on Sept. 25) and Oregon State (time TBA on Oct. 9) for Family Weekend.
For the annual Homecoming game, the Wildcats will battle Washington on Oct. 23 at a time to be determined later this season for television purposes. Southern California visits the Old Pueblo on Nov. 13 and UA closes its home slate with the Territorial Cup game against Arizona State in a made-for-TV game on ESPN that will be played on Thursday, Dec. 2.
Season football tickets may be purchased online here, by calling 520 621-CATS, or in person at the McKale Ticket Office during normal business hours.
Fans have the option of ordering season tickets to catch all seven games for as low as $92, buying a flex-pack which includes the Citadel game and two Pac-10 opponents, or they can purchase individual game seats. Season tickets and Flex Packs are on sale now, and single game tickets will go on sale online on August 21st.
The home field advantage that Arizona fans provide:
- UA has won 12 of its last 15 home games
- Only losses to No. 6 USC and No. 22 Oregon State in 2008, and No. 11 Oregon in 2OT in 2009
- The three losses have come by a total of 12 points (4 ppg average)
- UA has won its 12 games by an average of 22.7 ppg
- UA has just one single-digit victory in the span (2009 vs. Stanford)
- UA's 5-1 record in 2009 was its best home record since it went 5-1 three straight years from 1996-98.
- UA has averaged 50,000+ fans per game for six straight seasons, the best stretch in school history
- UA has averaged 52,780 fans per game in Mike Stoops' six seasons, with a 21-18 record
- A total of 2,058,412 fans have watched Stoops' teams at Arizona Stadium