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About the Lamar Football

Lamar Football Tickets

It doesn’t matter the conference or the size of the school, college football is always big in Texas. The Lamar Cardinals are living proof of that. The program was dismantled after the 1989 season, only to return in 2010. As an FCS program, it’s a little easier to find cheap Lamar football tickets than it is for some of the other programs in the Lone Star State. However, the Cardinals have been embraced by fans since their rebirth, and last-minute Lamar football tickets have never been in higher demand.

Once Upon a Time

As a four-year college, Lamar has been playing football since 1951. For the first quarter-century of that history, the Cardinals usually fielded competitive teams. Head coach Vernon Glass led Lamar to three straight Lone Star Conference titles from 1964 to 1966 and won another conference crown in 1971. However, it was all downhill from there for the Cardinals. From 1975 to 1978, Lamar won a total of seven games. The Cardinals had no winning seasons from 1980 until the program ended in 1989. 

Alive Again

More than two decades after Lamar football was shut down, the Cardinals returned to the gridiron. The program played as an independent in 2010 before joining the Southland in 2011. While it was a struggle at first, the Cardinals made a major breakthrough in 2018 under head coach Mike Schultz, going 7-5 and making the program’s first-ever appearance in the FCS Playoffs. It was a new milestone for Lamar and a proud accomplishment for a program that didn’t even exist a decade earlier. More importantly, it was an example of what the Cardinals are capable of accomplishing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Does Lamar Football Play?

Not including their hiatus from 1990 to 2010, the Cardinals have played their home games at Provost Umphrey Stadium since 1964. The venue is located on the Lamar campus in Beaumont, Texas. Originally known as Cardinal Stadium, it was renamed and given extensive renovations when Lamar football returned in 2010. Provost Umphrey Stadium is also used as a concert venue and has a capacity of 16,000 fans for football games.

When do Lamar tickets go on sale?

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

Is it better to buy Lamar tickets in advance?

With Lamar 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 Lamar 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 Lamar tickets?

The best way to buy cheap Lamar 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 Lamar tickets. Can you buy Lamar 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 Lamar 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 Provost Umphrey Stadium will be before you buy those cheap Lamar tickets. So the next time you’re in the market for cheap Lamar tickets, turn to Gametime.

How much are Lamar Football tickets?

Lamar ticket prices will differ depending on a number of factors. Generally speaking, the average ticket price for Lamar tickets is around $62 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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