Ohio State and Wisconsin to Meet in Championship Game
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Ohio State and Wisconsin will meet in the 2019 Big Ten Football Championship Game presented by Discover on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
The ninth annual Big Ten Football Championship Game is scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. ET. The contest will be televised nationally on FOX, with Compass Media Networks providing national radio coverage. The winner will earn the Amos Alonzo Stagg Championship Trophy and a chance to play in one of the six bowls that comprise the College Football Playoff, including the Rose Bowl Game.
Ohio State will make its fifth championship game appearance following berths in 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2018. The Buckeyes will be seeking their fourth victory in the contest and third in as many years, having defeated Wisconsin in 2014 and 2017, and Northwestern in 2018. Wisconsin will be making its sixth appearance and first since 2017, having claimed the title in 2011 and 2012. The Buckeyes and Badgers met earlier this season on Oct. 26, with Ohio State claiming a 38-7 victory in Columbus.
The Buckeyes defeated Michigan today 56-27 to end the regular season at 12-0 overall and 9-0 in conference play to claim the outright East Division title.
The Badgers defeated Minnesota 38-17 today to improve to 10-2 overall on the season, including 7-2 in conference play. Minnesota and Wisconsin finished tied atop the West Division standings at 7-2 in conference play, however Wisconsin earned the championship game berth due to its head-to-head win over Minnesota.
Ticket blocks for the Big Ten Football Championship Game are being held for both Ohio State and Wisconsin and will be sold through university ticket offices, while general public tickets are sold out. Those interested in purchasing a suite or VIP ticket packages for the 2019 Big Ten Football Championship Game should contact Indiana Sports Corp by emailing selmore@IndianaSportsCorp.org or by calling (317) 237-5036. Tickets are also available through Vivid Seats, the Official Resale Marketplace of the Big Ten Conference.
Fans attending the game will utilize digital tickets to enter Lucas Oil Stadium and will be asked to enter with clear bags. Fans should be prepared to arrive early and are encouraged to review the digital ticket guide and clear bag policy information available at bigten.org/fcg.
Every Big Ten Football Championship Game ticket will allow complimentary admission to the Big Ten Fan Fest presented by Dr Pepper, to be held at the Indiana Convention Center on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7.
For more information on the Big Ten Football Championship Game, visit bigten.org/fcg.