The Florida State Seminoles will be taking their annual spring game on the road in 2016.
On Monday, the university announced that the 2016 game will be played at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla. The game will be held on Saturday, April 9, with kick off set for 5:00 p.m.
“The short term construction challenges of building the Champions Club in Doak Campbell stadium have provided a unique opportunity for our 2016 spring football game,” said Florida State Director of Athletics Stan Wilcox in a statement.
“We are pleased to offer our fans greater access to Florida State football at an exciting and refurbished venue in one of the best destinations cities in the world. Moving the game to Orlando and partnering with Steve Hogan and his staff at Florida Citrus Sports will allow us to platform the game and Florida State athletics in exciting and unique new ways.”
Tickets for the game will go on sale beginning November 1, with general admission seats selling for $5.00 each.
“We are excited to play our 2016 spring game at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, said FSU head football coach Jimbo Fisher. “With the renovations to our stadium next spring that have been provided from contributions from our fans and boosters, it gave us a unique opportunity to hold our spring weekend at another venue. The Orlando area is a tremendous part of our Seminole fan base and it will be a great opportunity for the greatest fans in college football from across the state to see our team. Couple that with the fact that we are opening the 2016 season against Ole Miss in the Citrus Bowl and it made sense.”
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