June 19, 2013
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Season tickets for K-State’s 2013-14 women’s basketball season will go on sale Monday, June 24, athletics officials announced on Wednesday. Fans can begin purchasing tickets online at www.k-statesports.com, or can call the ticket office at (800) 221-CATS. The priority deadline to renew tickets and retain season ticket locations is Friday, August 2.
General Public season ticket prices begin at just $3 per game when fans purchase a Wildcat 4-Pack of four or more general admission tickets for $50 each. Other season ticket options include Reserved Bench and Cat Cushion tickets at $99 per seat, as well as Chairback seats for $132 each (plus a $50 donation per season ticket account to the Ahearn Fund). For the second straight year, K-State football and men’s basketball season ticket holders are eligible for a significant discount on general admission season tickets, which can be purchased for just $20 each, a price of just $1.25 per game.
This year, K-State women's basketball will be offering specific benefits for each game exclusively to Chairback season ticket holders. Included in the ticket book will be coupons for each home game redeemable at Bramlage Coliseum for 16 specific benefits including free parking, free and discounted concessions, exclusive invitations and more.
All women’s basketball season ticket holders can participate in the roll-over ticket program for the upcoming season. Fans may redeem unused game tickets for general admission seats to future games by mailing their unused ticket or tickets to the ticket office, by visiting the K-State Ticket Office in advance to swap tickets or by bringing their unused tickets to the game they want to attend.
Any season ticket holder who purchases tickets on Monday will receive a one-time use promotional code for 20 percent off at the K-State Online Store, a one-time use promotional code for 20 percent off at K-State Pix Online.
All season-ticket holders who order on Monday will also be entered into a drawing to win one of the following prizes: one-year subscription to K-StateHD.TV, honorary coach for a game, a 2013-14 autographed poster, a Bramlage Coliseum loge box party for 10 during a non-conference game or a 2013-14 season parking pass.
Fans who order season tickets by the early bird deadline of Friday, July 12 will receive a one-time use promotional code for 10 percent off at the K-State Online Store, a one-time use promotional code for 10 percent off at K-State Pix Online and a voucher for two complimentary general admission tickets per account to a non-conference home game of their choice. Online purchases will receive a discount of $10 from the season ticket processing fee (normally $25 per account), while season ticket holders renewing online and paying with e-check will receive an additional $15 processing fee discount.
All fans who order tickets by the early bird deadline will also be entered into a drawing for one of the following prizes: a 2013-14 autographed basketball, a 2013-14 autographed and framed poster, official Nike gear, an invitation for two to the postseason banquet or two all-session tickets for the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla.
K-State faculty and staff can purchase discounted season tickets in the Chairback sections at $110 each and Reserved Bench/Cat Cushion sections at $79 per ticket. A limited number of premium courtside and floor-level seats are also on sale for $165 each, with per-seat Ahearn Fund donations of $500 required for courtside tickets and $100 for floor-level seats.
Payment plans for season ticket purchases by credit card are available, including a six-month payment option for fans purchasing tickets by July 12, while orders by August 2 may be enrolled in the five-month payment plan. Credit card payment plans can be coordinated through the online renewal applications on www.k-statesports.com for returning season ticket holders, or by calling the ticket office at (800) 221-CATS for all renewal and new customers.
Kansas State finished the 2012-13 season ranked 32nd in the nation in average attendance with 3,284 fans per game coming through the turnstiles. It is the tenth time in the last 12 seasons that K-State has finished among the top-35 in the nation in average attendance.
Playing with seven players for the final 19 games of the 2012-13 season, Kansas State reached the postseason for the 11th time in the last 12 seasons by appearing in the 2013 WNIT. The Wildcats advanced to the semifinals of the WNIT for the third time in the program’s four appearances in the tournament.
For the 2013-14 season, K-State has signed six players: forwards Breanna Lewis, Jessica Sheble and Erica Young and guards Jai Murphy, Leticia Romero and Kindred Wesemann. Lewis, Sheble and Young all check in at 6-3 or taller with Lewis at 6-5, and Sheble and Young at 6-3. Lewis will be tied for the second-tallest player in K-State women’s basketball history and the tallest on the roster since Nicole Ohlde (2001-04). Sheble and Young are the seventh and eighth players in the program’s history to check in at a height of 6-3.
In addition to its six signees for the 2013-14 season, K-State returns five players that saw significant action in the 2012-13 season, including senior Chantay Caron, junior Haley Texada and sophomore Bri Craig.
To purchase season tickets, fans may order online at www.kstatesports.com/tickets, by phone at (800) 221-CATS or in person at the K-State Athletics Ticket Office located in Bramlage Coliseum.
The 2013-14 schedule, the 2014 Big 12 schedule and the television schedule, will be released at a later date.