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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

The 2014 Fall Classic football game against Washburn has been moved to Bearcat Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

The 2014 Fall Classic football game against Washburn has been moved to Bearcat Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

Nov. 13, 2014

Fall Classic moved to Bearcat Stadium

The 2014 Fall Classic football game has been moved to Bearcat Stadium on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University. Kickoff between the Bearcats and the Ichabods of Washburn University will be at 1 p.m. The game was originally scheduled to be played at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

All fans with tickets for Saturday's Fall Classic at Arrowhead will be issued full refunds on the value of the ticket. Individuals who purchased tickets through Northwest for the Fall Classic at Arrowhead will receive refunds beginning next week and processing may take several weeks. Tickets purchased for the Fall Classic may not be used or exchanged for Saturday's game at Bearcat Stadium.

Tickets for the game at Bearcat Stadium are $15 for adult reserved seats and $10 for standing room only and youth. Tickets sales will begin Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Student Services Center on the first floor of the Administration Building on campus. Online ticket sales will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday evening. Fans can also purchase tickets from 5-8 p.m. in Lamkin Activity Center this evening. On Friday, Nov. 14, the Student Services Center will be open from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The Lamkin Activity Center ticket window will also be open on Friday from 4:30-8:30 p.m. On Saturday, Bearcat Stadium gates and ticket booths will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff at 11:30 a.m.

All season ticket holders will have the opportunity to purchase their current seats until kickoff time. Season ticket holders must call or visit the Student Services Center to reserve tickets. Suite holders will be contacted on an individual basis.

The Kansas City Chiefs released a statement regarding the venue change:

After consulting with the National Football League office and a thorough review of the weather forecast, our grounds crew strongly suggested eliminating any activity on the field prior to the game on Sunday. Due to the potential combination of wet snow conditions followed by below freezing temperatures, it has been recommended that the field remain covered during the forecasted precipitation on Saturday.

"We would like to express our thanks to Mel Tjeerdsma, Loren Ferré and both universities for their understanding and working with us to find a solution to this unpredictable situation," Chiefs President Mark Donovan said.

Saturday's Northwest men's basketball game against Upper Iowa has been moved to a 5 p.m. start time. All basketball games this weekend will be free of charge.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468