2018 MAC Football Championship

22nd Annual Marathon Mid-American Conference Football Championship

Friday, November 30, 2018
7:00 pm
Ford Field, Detroit, MI



Walk to Victory

The UB football team is leaving Thursday for Detroit for its first appearance in a MAC Championship game in a decade, and members of the UB community can turn out for a “Walk to Victory” to send the team off in style.

The event will take place at 10 a.m. Nov. 29 in the lobby of the Murchie Family Football Center in UB Stadium. Fans can park in the stadium lot and enter the building through the South Ticket Gate.


Ticket Options

Tuesday, November 27th 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, November 28th 9:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday, November 29th 9:00am - 7:00pm

Fans who have purchased their tickets can pick them up on Wednesday starting at 2:00pm.

The East Champion UB Bulls Fan sections are 125-129.

All Tickets are $20.00

Pregame/Ticket Package $60.00

Tickets can be purchased:

All ticket allocations will be based on your Loyalty Point Rank & you must be an ACTIVE donor (given in the last 12 months).  Click here to learn more about ways to increase your loyalty point rank.

If you’d like to know what your loyalty point rank is, you may contact Bill Breene in the Blue & White Fund office at 716-645-6808.  In addition, if you are interested in supporting the Football program, click the following link to donate to the Football Excellence Fund.

Will Call Location - Must have picture ID with you at pick up!

Alumni Arena - Ticket pick up options will be announced at a later time.

Ford Field - Player Pass list and Will Call distributed at Gate C starting 2 hours prior to kickoff.

Ford Field Information

Getting into Ford Field

Seating Maps

Prohibited Items



True Blue Students

MAC Football Championship Student Bus to Detroit Tickets

The Alumni Arena Ticket Office will start selling Undergraduate Student Bus Packages to Detroit on Tuesday, November 27 @ 9am.

Package includes: Game Ticket, Round-trip transportation, meal voucher and Bulls T-shirt

Package is $25.00 – (Ticket Office accepts all major credit cards and cash)

Notes to remember:

  • Please plan to visit the ticket office early – this package will sell out
  • Bus will leave from Alumni Arena on Friday and return immediately following the game.
  • You must ride the same bus to and from Detroit. If you want to be seated with friends, sign up together.
  • More information will be provided with your purchase.

$10 Game tickets are also available for students that want to attend the game with their own transportation.

Student staying in Buffalo can also attend the Student Union Watch Party

  • Game will be on the BIG Screen
  • Light snacks will be served
  • Broadcast starts at 7pm
  • Wear your blue & white!


Pre-Game Fan Party

Join your fellow Bulls fans for the official MAC Championship pre-game party at the Gridiron Club inside Ford Field.  This private tailgate party starts at 5:30pm and will be open until kickoff. The party includes special appearances from members of our UB Spirit team, giveaways, food (wings, gourmet mac & cheese and nacho bar) plus beer, wine and soft drinks.  The party is open to all alumni, donors, parents and friends.  Pre-registration is required.  


Official Watch Party Locations

Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill
Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill
7800 Transit Road
Williamsville, NY

Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill
1402 Millersport Highway
Williamsville, NY

Student Union
North Campus

Western New York
Buckets and Bulls at Wehrle Golf Dome
8230 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville
Pre-Registration Requested:
Click here for event information/registration

New York City
Dewey's Pub
135 W. 30th St, New York
Pre-Registration Requested:
Click here for event information/registration

Hudson Grille
7955 North Point Pkwy, Alpharetta

Fox & Hound
1501 Spruce Street, Philadelphia

Washington DC
Buffalo Billiards (Dupont Circle)
1330 19th St. NW, Washington DC


Watch and Listen

Radio: ESPN 1520 AM (Tune In Radio App)
Live Stats



BULLS TEAM SHOP located in the lobby of Alumni Arena

Regular Business hours are:
Monday - Friday: 11am - 8pm
Saturday: 12pm - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Or you can shop online at www.shopUBbulls.com

Go Bulls!


Hotel Information

Marriott Detroit at the Renaissance Center
A limited number of room have been made available at the Marriott Detroit at the Renaissance Center for fans. Please use this link to make your reservation https://book.passkey.com/go/MACFootballAlumniFansNov2018

Courtyard Detroit Downtown  
145.00 USD  per night
Book your group rate for Mid American Conference
Last date to book room at this rate 11/28/2018


Bowl Game Possibilities

Bowl game selection announcements will be made on December 2.

  • UB has the potential to participate in 6 upcoming bowls.
  • Ticket sales will begin when location is determined.
  • To be in the BUFFALO FAN SECTION you must purchase your game tickets from UB Athletics.
  • Access and seating will be based on current loyalty point standing.
  • Click on game below for more information. Once game is confirmed specific ticket information will be release to UB Bulls fans.

Potential games are:


Social Media

Fans stay connected with UB Athletics and the football team on social media.

Twitter  Follow us on Twitter @UBAthletics

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Football Excellence Fund - Donate Today

For more information on the MAC Tournament go to www.mac-sports.com