SOURCE: Stanford Athletics

January 23, 2006 20:46 ET

Stanford Athletics Introduces 2006 Football Ticket Sales & Priority Seating Program

Press Conference and Media Hard-Hat Tour Scheduled January 30

STANFORD, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 23, 2006 --

What:   Stanford Athletics will hold a press conference to introduce the
        2006 Football Ticket Sales and Priority Seating Program for the new
        Stanford Stadium, as well as provide an update on the construction
        progress to date. Following the press conference, media will be
        invited to participate in a hard-hat tour of the stadium
        construction site.

Who:    Press conference speakers include:
        - Bill Walsh, Hall of Fame football coach and Interim Athletic
        - Ray Purpur, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Facilities,
          Operations and Finance
        - Chris Hutchins, Special Assistant to the Athletic Director on
          Stadium Management

When:   Monday, January 30, 2006
        11:00 a.m. (Hard-hat tour immediately following press conference)

Where:  Stanford University, Arrillaga Family Sports Center - Kissick
        641 E. Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305

RSVP:   Tour participants will be entering an active construction site;
        appropriate clothing and footwear are required. To participate in
        the hard-hat tour, we are asking media to RSVP so that we can
        appropriate arrangements.

        Please confirm your participation by Monday, 1/30 at 8:00 a.m. via
        email to or by calling 650.724.3479.
About the New Stanford Stadium

Home to Stanford Football since 1921, Stanford Stadium will undergo major construction to transform the venue into a state-of-the-art college football facility. The single most important capital project in the history of Stanford Athletics, the new Stanford Stadium will mark the beginning of a new era for Stanford Football. With support from fans, the University, and the Department of Athletics, the new stadium is poised to become a recognized Bay Area destination offering players and spectators an intimate and electrifying game experience with modernized amenities and enhanced features. The $90 million stadium project, funded by the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) Investment Fund, alumni and friends of Stanford University, will open its doors September 2006. For more information on the new Stanford Stadium, call (650) 725.STADIUM, visit our web site or email

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Marie R. Vasquez
    PR & Community Relations Specialist
    Email Contact