The 40th annual Groundhog Day Luncheon to benefit Blue Raider baseball has been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 4, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Murphy Center.
First-year head coach Jim McGuire and the Middle Tennessee baseball team will host the event, which began in 1975, as a way to kick off the 2013 campaign. The event will have its traditional menu of ham hocks, white beans, tomato salad, green onions, corn bread, chocolate cake and ice cream.
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Additionally, a table of 10 can be reserved for $250. Reservations can be made by calling the Blue Raider ticket office at 1-888-YES-MTSU or the BRAA office at 615-898-2210.
The season opens Friday, Feb. 15, as the Blue Raiders host Ball State for a three-game series. Season and single-game tickets are also now on sale through the ticket office at Floyd Stadium.
Ticket prices are:
Family Bleacher Pass: $60 (up to four people for each game)
Single Bleacher Pass: $45
Chairback seats: $45 plus donation requirement (contact the BRAA at 615-898-2210)
Single Game Tickets
Individual (excluding Vanderbilt and Tennessee): $6
Group (20+): $4