Tickets for the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl and the 2016 Ram-Crusader Cup will both go on sale to the general public at www.yankees.com/football and www.ticketmaster.com on Thursday, July 21, at 10:00 a.m.
The 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl is scheduled to kick off at Yankee Stadium at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28, pitting schools representing the Big Ten Conference and the Atlantic Coast Conference. The 2016 Ram-Crusader Cup is scheduled to kick off at Yankee Stadium at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, featuring the Fordham Rams and the Holy Cross Crusaders.
Yankees Season Ticket Licensees (Premium, Suite, Full and Partial), Yankees Universe members, and Yankees Group Leaders will have the opportunity to take part in a special pre-on-sale for both games beginning on Tuesday, July 19, the details of which can be found at yankees.com/football MasterCard cardholders can take advantage of a special MasterCard exclusive pre-on-sale for each game on Wednesday, July 20, starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 10:00 p.m. MasterCard is the preferred card of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl.
Established in 2010, the New Era Pinstripe Bowl has featured some of the most memorable moments in recent college football history. Known as "New York's Bowl Game," it is played at the world-renowned Yankee Stadium, which is home to the New York Yankees, New York City Football Club and many other sporting, cultural and business events.
This year's game will be nationally televised by ESPN, which has also secured national and local radio rights for ESPN Radio.
For up-to-the-moment information regarding the game, fans are encouraged to visit www.pinstripebowl.com, the official website of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, and follow the Bowl game's official Twitter and Instagram accounts - @PinstripeBowl.
The 31st Ram-Crusader Cup will be the first to take place at the current Yankee Stadium. The two teams previously met just once at the original Yankee Stadium, with Holy Cross defeating Fordham, 23-7, on November 10, 1923.
This year's game will mark Fordham's 22nd appearance in Yankee Stadium and first since 1946, having gone 12-8-1 at the prior venue. For Holy Cross, it will be their first appearance at Yankee Stadium since 1940, previously amassing a 2-0-1 record at the original location.