K-State vs. Iowa State to Air on FCS at 2 p.m

MANHATTAN, Kan. - The Big 12 football showdown between Kansas State and Iowa State will kickoff at 2 p.m., October 3, from Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, school and television officials announced Monday.

The game will be televised live on Fox College Sports as part of the network's Big 12 Conference college football package. Iowa State is the designated home team for the contest, which is the first of a two-year series between the Wildcats and Cyclones to be played in the renovated home of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Tickets remain available and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, by phone (1-800-745-3000) or at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets are available for as low as $25. K-State fans who purchased tickets through the K-State Athletics Ticket Office will receive their tickets soon.

Tickets are priced as follows: Club Level $90; Lower Level $50; Upper Box $35; Upper Reserved $25. Fans are encouraged to pre-purchase parking passes when purchasing their tickets at www.ticketmaster.com. All parking is $22.

Fox College Sports (FCS) is one of three nationally distributed college sports networks (FCS Pacific, FCS Central, and FCS Atlantic) delivering premium collegiate programming from across the country. FCS features men's and women's competitions across a broad range of NCAA-sanctioned sports highlighted by perennial powers from the ACC, Big 12, Pac 10, SEC, as well as other top conferences. The three networks combine to telecast more than 900 live NCAA events over the course of a year and are available to approximately 54 million digital homes across the country.

K-State opens the 2009 season on September 5 with the K-State Family Reunion against UMass in Coach Bill Snyder's return to the sidelines following a three-year retirement. Kickoff is set for 6:10 p.m., at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

Both season and single-game tickets for the 2009 football season remain available to the general public, including individual reserved tickets for as low as $20 for the UMass game. The most convenient way to order is online at www.k-statesports.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the K-State Athletic Ticket Office in Bramlage Coliseum or by calling, 1-800-221-CATS.


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