The University of Houston Department of Intercollegiate Athletics' Shasta Square provides an exciting pregame destination for Houston Football fans. The pregame zone is located on the east end of TDECU Stadium with easy access to the Gate 1 and the Icon Gate, located on the northeast and southeast corners of the stadium, respectively.
Located on Cullen Blvd., between Holman St. and Cougar Place Dr., Shasta Square features a wide variety of engaging pregame experiences including the official UH Student Tailgate area, IMG sponsor activation zone, local food trucks, an Aramark Beer Garden, Memorial Hermann Kids Zone, Little Coogs tailgate, Houston Athletics Letterwinners (“H” Association & UHCAA) tailgate and Shasta Square Group Tailgate package area. The area will open four hours prior to kickoff for each of Houston’s seven home games.
Groups looking for the optimal, stress-free tailgating experience should look no further as Houston Athletics and corporate sponsor Aztec Tents and Events along with campus concessionaire Aramark have the ability to provide full tailgate rental packages including tents, tables, chairs, game tickets and catering within Shasta Square.
Shasta Square tailgate packages are as low as $44 per person with a 150-person set up and start with 25-person set ups at $66 per person. Catering for the tailgate packages include grilled all-beef hot dogs, southwest chili cheese, homemade kettle chips, fresh popcorn and iced tea with lemonade. Upgrades to all tailgate components are available upon request through Aramark. Outside food and beverage is not permitted in the Shasta Square tailgate area. Full pricing breakdown and sign up can be found here.
Groups can secure their tailgate setup by filling out the form on the link belor or by contacting Houston Athletics Marketing at 713-743-9033. All orders must be placed and paid in full at least seven days prior to the requested game.
The UH Student Tailgate area will provide an area for UH student groups to secure tailgating spots with music from DJs and/or bands while enjoying food and drinks in a festive gameday atmosphere. Student organizations can sign up for a space in the area here.
Houston’s younger fans will be able to enjoy the Memorial Hermann Kids Zone complete with inflatables, games and other activities for children and families.
2014 FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETS
Houston fans can guarantee a place in history by purchasing season tickets for the first season in the new TDECU Stadium. Season tickets are currently on sale starting at just $140 as are Memorial Hermann Family Plan four-pack season tickets, two adult and two youth, for just $299. Lower-level reserved season tickets start at just $200.
Fans interested in purchasing Houston Football season tickets for as low as $140 for seven games can contact the Ticket Sales department online or by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647).
Houston opens the 2014 season at 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29, when it hosts UTSA in the first game in TDECU Stadium.
2014 FOOTBALL MINI PLANS
For those Houston fans who are unable to make it to TDECU Stadium all season, three-game mini plans are available for purchase for $99.
The three-game mini plans give Houston Football fans two options - the opening game of TDECU Stadium vs. UTSA on Friday, Aug. 29, and any other two games this season, except for the Oct. 2 game vs. UCF, or the aforementioned Oct. 2 game vs. UCF, the 2014 Fiesta Bowl champion, and any other two games this season with exception of the TDECU Stadium opener on Aug. 29. The remaining five games for UH fans to pick from consist of 2013 bowl game participants UNLV and Tulane along with Temple, Tulsa and Grambling State. Fans can purchase mini plans here or by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647).
YOUNG ALUMNI TICKET INFORMATION
University of Houston alumni from the last five years (2010-14) can purchase season tickets for just $125 (upper levels) and $175 (lower level) in specially designated Young Alumni sections with a multiplier of four times donations to Cougar Pride giving levels for the first five years after graduation. Each ticket consists of a $25 Cougar Pride donation with the four times Young Alumni multiplier, resulting in a $100 donation credit and a Cougar Pride parking pass in the TDECU Stadium Garage. Young Alumni can purchase tickets here or by calling 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647).
GROUP TICKET INFORMATION
Single-game group ticket sales for the inaugural season in TDECU Stadium are now on sale via the Houston Athletics Ticket Office. Groups of at least 10 or more can purchase tickets starting at just $21 per person to any of Houston’s seven home games, including 2014 Fiesta Bowl champion UCF, by calling the Houston Athletics Ticket Office at 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or by clicking here.
SINGLE GAME TICKET INFORMATION
Single-game ticket sales for the inaugural season in TDECU Stadium go on sale on Tuesday, Aug. 5, via the Houston Athletics Ticket Office. Reserved seats start at $36 per person to any of Houston’s seven home games, including 2014 Fiesta Bowl champion UCF, and can be purchased by calling the Houston Athletics Ticket Office at 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or by clicking here.