LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The University of Louisville has received a supply of student tickets for its appearance in the 2012 NCAA Final Four at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, La.
To order tickets, the following link (http://tinyurl.com/7oaensx) must be copied and pasted into your browser's address bar. The requested passcode is your student ID number.Be required to present their valid student ID card at the designated checkpoint, Lower Gate C on ground level of parking garage 1, adjacent to the stadium. Enter on Sugar Bowl Drive between 10 a.m. and noon CT on Saturday, March 31 (a representative from each institution must be available at that entrance to assist with any issues related to the validity of a student ID).
The cost is $25 and this price covers BOTH sessions. Tickets are on a first-come, first-serve basis to purchase, and seat locations will be first come, first serve the day of the game at the arena.
The deadline to purchase these tickets is Tuesday, March 27, at 5 pm ET.
Students must be enrolled in classes this spring. This information will be checked after Tuesday at 5 pm. You many only purchase one ticket and must have your student ID and credit card you used to purchase the ticket with you at the arena.
Each school in the Final Four receives 710 tickets to sell (355 in the lower level, 355 in the upper for the Final Four). All four schools will also receive 710 for the championship game with the two winning schools in the lower level and the two losing teams in the upper level.
The No. 4-seeded Cardinals will face top-seed Kentucky in the national semifinals on Saturday, March 31. The national championship game is played on Monday, April 2, at 9:23 p.m. ET.
Student Entry Information:
The following information details the student entry procedures at the stadium.
All students with confirmed tickets will:
Present the credit card used to purchase the ticket online, so it can be swiped for verification.
With digital tickets, matching the student identification card to the credit card used to purchase the ticket will be the method of verification.
Students will then line up adjacent to the checkpoint to enter the stadium at Lower Gate C on ground level of parking garage 1. The line will be first-come, first served.
Students will enter the Mercedes-Benz Superdome beginning at 2 p.m. CT.
The first 355 students from each institution will be identified for floor seats and will receive a wristband upon entry to gain access to their designated floor section. The remaining 355 students will be directed to the designated upper level seating locations and will be given a seat locator.
National Championship Game, April 2
Students will not have to do anything additional to use their national championship tickets after purchasing them. The national championship tickets will be placed automatically into their existing account. Students must use the same credit card they used to purchase tickets as means of entry into the national championship game.
All 710 students from each of the two institutions advancing to the national championship game will be seated on the floor level, behind their band. All 710 students from each of the two institutions not advancing will still have access to the national championship game, but will be seated in the designated upper level seating sections.
Students will be required to line up at 4:30 p.m. CT. The same entry procedures for the national semifinals will be used for the national championship.