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Kent State Football Tickets

While the quality may not be the highest, there are few college football conferences that are more entertaining than the MAC. Within the MAC, the Kent State Golden Flashes appear to be one of the up-and-coming programs. While the program continues to grow, it’s still possible to find cheap Kent State football tickets. But that may not be the case for much longer. The Golden Flashes are slowly becoming a program that’s worth watching. Plus, with plenty of budding rivalries with the other MAC schools from the state of Ohio, last-minute Kent State football tickets are becoming more difficult to find.

A Flash in the Pan

For much of its football history, Kent State has struggled to gain much traction. Longtime coach Trevor Rees led the program for nearly two decades after World War II and took the Golden Flashes to their first-ever bowl game in 1954. But when his tenure ended in 1963, Kent State was rarely able to retain a coach for more than a few seasons or find any sustained success. A conference championship under Hall of Fame coach Don James in 1972 turned out to be little more than an isolated incident. It took 40 years after that for the Golden Flashes to win a division title and reach the MAC Championship Game for the first time.

Staying Golden

The 2012 season became a turning point for Kent State football. Under head coach Darrell Hazell, the Golden Flashes won the MAC East division and played in a bowl game for the first time in 40 years. Despite a few rough seasons that followed Hazell’s exit, Sean Lewis eventually picked up the reins and guided Kent State to the program’s first-ever bowl victory in 2019. It was a watershed moment for the Golden Flashes and a sign that Kent State football is finally a program on the rise.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does Kent State Football Play?

Since 1969, the Golden Flashes have played their home games at Dix Stadium, which is located on the outskirts of campus in Kent, Ohio. Over the years, Dix Stadium has also been used to host field hockey, soccer, and other sports. It’s also been used as a concert venue and was used as a filming location for the movie Draft Day. Following renovations in 2008, Dix Stadium has a capacity of over 25,300 fans.

When do Kent State tickets go on sale?

Cheap Kent State tickets to games played at Dix Stadium are available months in advance, as are Kent State tickets for away games. In other words, there’s no rush to check Kent State’s schedule. Just grab tickets whenever you’ve got the itch.

Is it better to buy Kent State tickets in advance?

With Kent State tickets being available so far ahead of time, it’s easy to buy tickets whenever you want to – but there’s little need to plan ahead. You can often get cheap last-minute tickets to Kent State games by waiting to make your purchase until the very last minute. As game day gets closer and sellers drop their prices, fans reap the benefits.

What’s the best way to buy cheap Kent State tickets?

The best way to buy cheap Kent State tickets is always going to be from a secure online platform that connects fans and resellers. These ticket marketplaces often have some of the cheapest ticket prices and are the easiest way to shop for Kent State tickets. Can you buy Kent State tickets at the stadium? Sure – but you’ll likely be paying a higher price than you need to!  

Why should I choose Gametime over other ticket marketplaces?

Ticket marketplaces are the best place to find sports tickets. And when it comes to cheap Kent State tickets, Gametime is a no-brainer. Seats bought through us are affordable because we charge some of the lowest service fees anywhere. On top of that, we show you the view from the seats you’re shopping for thanks to our panoramic seat view photos. You’ll never have to buy seats blind with Gametime – you’ll know what your view at Dix Stadium will be before you buy those cheap Kent State tickets. So the next time you’re in the market for cheap Kent State tickets, turn to Gametime.

How much are Kent State Football tickets?

Kent State ticket prices will differ depending on a number of factors. Generally speaking, the average ticket price for Kent State tickets is around $46 a ticket. But you can be looking at a few hundred dollars more, depending on the opponent, stage of play, and demand. 

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