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May 31, 2018 04:23 PM

SDSU Football Will Open The Season Under The Lights

The South Dakota State University football team will open the 2018 season under the lights Sept. 1 at Iowa State.

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa, with the game to be televised through

Fans interested in purchasing tickets in SDSU-delegated sections should submit an online ticket request form by June 22. Tickets are $65 each and order will be fulfilled, while supplies last, based on season ticket holder status and Jackrabbit Club level.

The season-opening matchup will mark the fourth meeting all-time between the Jackrabbits and Cyclones. The two squads last met in the 2008 season opener, with Iowa State winning a 44-17 decision on its home field to improve to 3-0 in the series.

In addition, kickoff times for the Jackrabbits' six home games also have been finalized. Each of the first three home games (Sept. 8, Sept. 15, Oct. 6) are slated for 6 p.m. kickoffs, while the final three contests at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium (Oct. 13, Nov. 3, Nov. 17) are set for 2 p.m. starts.

Season tickets for the 2018 season remain on sale, starting at $170 per seat. Three-game mini-plans go on sale June 4 at a cost of $90 per seat. Mini-plan purchasers will have the opportunity to select either the Oct. 13 Hobo Day game against Youngstown State or the Nov. 17 game against South Dakota, plus two other home games.

Single-game tickets are scheduled to be available for purchase starting on Aug. 1. For more information, log on to or call the Jackrabbit Ticket Office at (605) 688-5422.


Sept. 8 Montana State [Dairy Drive] 6 p.m.
Sept. 15 Arkansas-Pine Bluff [Beef Bowl] 6 p.m.
Oct. 6 Indiana State [Hall of Fame Game] 6 p.m.
Oct. 13 Youngstown State [Hobo Day] 2 p.m.
Nov. 3 Missouri State [Military Appreciation] 2 p.m.
Nov. 17 South Dakota [Showdown Series] 2 p.m.

Courtesy: SDSU
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