Bring a couple more bucks

Created: 08/14/2013 3:07 PM
By: J.P. Murrieta, KOB Eyewitness Sports 4

The Lobo football season is a couple weeks away.  Here's some information the fans should know about before arriving at University Stadium.

UNM announced there will be a $5 increase for game-day single-ticket purchases and the paid parking lots will be increased from $5 to $10 per car in selected parking areas.

Two Lobo football parking lots – the dirt lot south of the Gutierrez Lot and dirt lot at Lobo Village – will remain as $5 lots.

In other UNM football news,

UNM will hold the following promotions during each of the 2013 six home games:

  • Lobos vs. UTSA on 8/31 at 6 p.m. - The first 2,500 fans will receive Coach Davie bobble heads, courtesy of Bank of Albuquerque. This is also Youth American Football League Day as selected youth teams will play at halftime. In addition, UNM will have a postgame fireworks show.
  • Lobos vs. UNLV on 9/28 at 6 p.m. - Balloon Glow Night and Homecoming. There also will be a postgame Balloon Glow. This year's Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta runs from Oct. 5-12, click here for 2013 AIBF information.
  • Lobos vs. NMSU on 10/5 at 5 p.m. - American Indian Night and The Rio Grande Rivalry Game. This game is sponsored by Route 66 Casino Hotel. Route 66 Casino Hotel is providing 10,000 glow in the dark pom-poms in addition to halftime entertainment that includes a Frisbee Dog Show.
  • Lobos vs. Utah State on 10/19 at 7 p.m. - Annual "Think Pink" game, sponsored by UNM Hospitals for Breast Cancer Awareness.
  • Lobos vs. Air Force on 11/8 at 7 p.m. - Heroes Day as all fans with a valid military ID can purchase Turquoise Level tickets for $10 each. There will be a Heroes Day display in our Howl Zone and Wounded Warriors recognition. The first 2,500 fans will receive Heroes Day replica helmets.  
  • Lobos vs. CSU on 11/16 at 5 p.m. - Seniors Day, Cherry Crush & Youth Day. Fans will have access to a special ticket price and a T-shirt promotion (details will be announced at a later date) and you can also purchase a youth ticket (ages 2-18) for only $5 in the cherry, turquoise sections. UNM also will recognize its 2013 Hall of Honor inductees.

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