Public sale to begin for “Battle At Bristol” tickets

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BLACKSBURG – Virginia Tech officials have released ticket information for next year’s “Battle At Bristol” game between the Hokies and the Tennessee Volunteers. Two decades in the making, this game is set to be played inside Bristol Motor Speedway in front of an estimated crowd of over 150,000 which would be the largest to ever watch a college football game.

Here is the timeline for ticket sales and distribution as put out by the Virginia Tech Athletic Department on Thursday:

Oct. 1, 2015 – Hokie Club Priority Order Deadline

Virginia Tech season-ticket holders and Hokie Club members have until Oct. 1 to reserve priority seating and receive three additional priority points per ticket toward their point priority ranking for 2016 Hokie Club benefits. The allocation of tickets will be based on Hokie Club point priority ranking as of Dec. 31, 2015. Continue to support Virginia Tech’s student-athletes by purchasing tickets directly through Virginia Tech Athletics.

Priority tickets can be reserved online at bit.ly/BatBPri or by calling the Virginia Tech Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800-VA TECH4 or 540-231-6731.

Priority ticket orders will be ranked in early 2016, with invoices to follow. Due to contractual restraints, final locations will not be available until August, 2016. A non-refundable deposit per ticket is required.

Oct. 2, 2015 – Virginia Tech Single-Price Public Sale 

Following the conclusion of the Hokie Club priority order deadline, Virginia Tech will offer the general public a single-price ticketing option with the best available seats being offered on a first-come, first-served basis with full payment due at time of purchase.

More details coming soon!

Beginning March 2016 – Virginia Tech Student Season Tickets, Battle at Bristol Tickets Available

Beginning in March 2016, current Virginia Tech students will have an opportunity to purchase 2016 football season tickets, as well as student Battle at Bristol tickets. Battle at Bristol tickets are not included in the Virginia Tech season-ticket package for games played at Lane Stadium.