April 3, 2012
Air Force football season tickets for 2012 are on sale starting today. Fans may purchase their season tickets online at goairforcefalcons.com, by calling the ticket office at 800-666-USAF or by visiting the athletic ticket office in the Falcon Athletic Center. Ticket prices have increased this season for the first time in three years.
Season ticket holders that renew by June 1 can renew at a 10 percent discount off 2012 prices. Additional savings are available if you renew online, including free delivery and receive $15 off your entire on-line order. In addition, you may take advantage of payment plans. Season ticket holders will receive renewal information this week. New season ticket holders will also receive free shipping if they place a deposit on new season tickets before June 1.
Air Force's 2012 schedule includes home games vs. Idaho State (Sept. 1), in-state rival Colorado State (Sept. 29), service academy rival Navy (Oct. 6), New Mexico (Oct. 20), conference newcomer Nevada (Oct. 27) and the renewal of the rivalry with Hawai'i (Nov. 17). The Falcons are coming off their fifth straight bowl appearance in 2011 and second consecutive Commander-in-Chief's Trophy championship, its first back-to-back titles since 2001-02.
"After three years of keeping ticket prices at the same level we have increased prices in order to stay competitive within the Mountain West Conference and with our service academy rivals Army and Navy," Air Force Director of Athletics Dr. Hans Mueh said. "At the same time we feel like we continue to offer one of the best values in college football with options for every budget and group size to come out and experience the exciting atmosphere at Falcon Stadium."
"We have another outstanding and challenging docket this fall, Air Force head football coach Troy Calhoun said. "In addition, it's very exciting for our cadets and those who love Air Force Football, to peek towards the horizon. There's a commitment to play a service academy opponent at home every year along with bringing other quality foes to Falcon Stadium."