The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Announces Public Sale for the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game®presented by Northwestern Mutual®

Posted on August 14, 2017 in

Sale will begin Friday, September 1 at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m.ET

PASADENA, Calif.–The Tournament of Roses® announced that tickets for the 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 1, at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET.

Tickets will be available online or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000. The sale will give fans the first opportunity to secure tickets for the Granddaddy of Them All®, which will take place Monday, January 1, at 1 p.m. PT at the Rose Bowl Stadium.

This year’s Rose Bowl Game will play host to a College Football Playoff Semifinal, featuring two of the top-four teams in the country. The four teams that will play in the College Football Playoff Semifinal will be announced on Sunday, December 3, via a national broadcast on ESPN. The Rose Bowl Game will host either the semifinal between the No. 1 and No. 4 teams in the nation or the No. 2 and No. 3 teams.

In addition to the Rose Bowl Game, there will also be a semifinal played at the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. The winners of the two semifinal games will advance to play in the College Football Playoff National Championship in Atlanta on January 8.

A maximum of four tickets per person will be available during the Rose Bowl Game ticket pre-sale. Individual ticket prices start at $185 plus Ticketmaster handling fees.

In addition to the Ticketmaster pre-sale, fans can also purchase official Rose Bowl Game travel and VIP Ticket and Hospitality Packages online through PrimeSport.

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About the Pasadena Tournament of Roses®

The Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that annually hosts America’s New Year Celebration® with the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual and a variety of accompanying events. 935 volunteer members of the association will drive the success of 129th Rose Parade themed “Making a Difference,” on Monday, January 1, 2018, followed by the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the 104th Rose Bowl Game.  For more information, visit Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.


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Karen Linhart, Rose Bowl Game, 626-817-9347,

Doug Ingels, Rose Bowl Game, 626-817-9346,