JMU knocked off No. 1 North Dakota State to clinch its spot in the FCS national title game. As the Dukes head to Frisco, Texas to play for a National Championship, they will be counting on fans' support to keep the purple & gold spirit strong! We've planned lots of events and activities for the JMU Nation, so you can join in on the fun whether you are Frisco-bound or planning to watch the games with friends in your hometown!
The allotment through JMU is sold out. Fans can now purchase from the NCAA Ticket Exchange. JMU seats will be in sections 100-107 and 128-133. We are anticipating close to 10,000 fans at Toyota Stadium. Don't miss the experience of a lifetime!
If you have already purchased your tickets through the JMU Ticket Office, will call will be available at the following times and locations:
JMU Convocation Center, Ticket Office:
Saturday, December 31, open during Men's and Women's Basketball games
Tuesday, January 3 and Wednesday, January 4 open 9am to 5pm
Friday, January 6, 3pm to 6pm (local time)
Toyota Stadium North End Zone:
Friday, January 6, 11am to 1pm (local time)
Saturday, January 7 beginning at 9am (local time)
Aloft Hotel, Plano, TX:
Friday, January 6, 6:30pm to 8pm (local time)
Events in Frisco, Texas
All times listed are local Central Time
Thursday, January 5
The Dallas-Ft. Worth Alumni Chapter will be hosting Welcome Happy Hours on Thursday, January 5th.
Friday, January 6
The Shops at Legacy in Plano, TX will serve as JMU Nation Headquarters for the weekend. There are many options for dining and entertainment at the Shops at Legacy. Please be advised that if you are planning to have dinner at one of the restaurants at The Shops, reservations are recommended.
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Charles Haley '87, Professional Football Hall of Famer and Five-time Superbowl champ, will be at Scruffy Duffies, at the Shops at Legacy, signing his latest book, Fear No Evil: Tackling Quarterbacks and Demons on My Way to the Hall of Fame. Books will be available for purchase.
6:00 p.m. - The JMU Alumni Association will be at Scruffy Duffies and Ringo's Pub, at the Shops at Legacy, on Friday night to welcome you to Texas! Scruffy Duffies will feature live music from Awesome Sauce, an 80s cover band and Ringo's Pub will feature a live DJ. There is a $5 cover beginning at 8pm and no guests under 21 allowed after 9pm.
Saturday, January 7
7:00 a.m. Parking lots at Toyota Stadium open
8:45 a.m. James Madison team arrival and walk to stadium
9:00 a.m. Tailgate Town in Toyota Stadium opens. Stop by the JMU tent inside Tailgate Town! Free hot chocolate, donuts and spirit items (like STREAMERS!) while they last!
10:10 a.m. JMU Pep Rally at Tailgate Town
11:00 a.m. Kickoff
Post-game, The Shops at Legacy in Plano, TX will serve as JMU Nation Headquarters for the weekend.
Watch Parties Across the JMU Nation
JMU volunteers have planned game watch parties so that you can watch the game in your hometown with fellow Dukes. Please click the button below to see if your area is having a watch party. Go Dukes!