Aug. 26, 2009
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue Athletics is providing an opportunity for all area children to attend the Sept. 5 football game against Toledo in Ross-Ade Stadium for free. As part of NCAA Football's "Take A Kid to the Game¨ (TAKG) program, children (ages 14 and younger) will receive a complementary ticket with the purchase of a full-priced adult ticket to watch the Boilermakers in action in their first game of the season.
Purdue is one of more than 200 schools across the nation that is hosting a game in this campaign focused on allowing youth the opportunity to attend college football games.
"Purdue Athletics is excited about this event where kids from the community will have a chance to be a part of our game day experience and support NCAA Football's Take A Kid to the Game program,¨ Purdue athletics director Morgan Burke said. "This game day experience is an opportunity for children to spend quality time with a parent or role model and learn about sportsmanship that can be demonstrated on the playing field.¨
Tickets for this special game may be purchased at the Purdue athletic ticket office. Adult tickets for the game are $40 each. The ticket office is located in the Intercollegiate Athletic Facility (IAF) and hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fans may also order by phone at 800-49-SPORT or 765-494-3194.