PRINCESS ANNE, Md.— The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball season is in full swing and tickets are now on sale for the conference tournament, scheduled for March 11-16 at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.
Between now and March 1, University of Maryland Eastern Shore fans, alumni and supporters can receive special discount pricing by getting their tickets from UMES. This discount drops the price down to just $100 per book (adult tickets only) and $50 for senior citizens. With the purchase of this book of tickets, fans are granted admission to five days (24 games) of MEAC Division I men's and women's basketball action.
Tickets can be purchased from the Department of Athletics by calling (410) 651-6496, by visiting www.umeshawks.com, or by stopping by the Athletic Administration office in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center on the campus of UMES. Payments can be made in cash or in check or money order payable to UMES. Credit cards will also be acceptable.
Hawk Athletics is also offering special opportunities to win tickets. First, at every home women's and men's game left in the season UMES will give away a pair of MEAC Tournament Tickets. To win, simply register at the MEAC Tournament Ticket table and enter a $1 raffle. Each dollar earns one entry into the contest, five dollars gets six entries. Entries remain eligible through the final home game on Feb. 25.
UMES is also taking to social media to give away tickets. Each Wednesday, beginning Jan. 16 and continuing through March 6, the Hawk Athletics social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook will have a UMES related MEAC Tournament trivia question. A winner will be drawn from all the correct answers at 5 p.m. each day and contacted through private messaging.