ORLANDO, Fla. – There is much excitement about the University of Central Florida's Knights playing the Louisiana State University tigers in the Fiesta Bowl.
The tickets were sold Tuesday morning at the box office of Spectrum Stadium. Students camped to get tickets.
The first 200 people were given free tickets, and another 300 tickets were available for $ 50.
The first humans arrived on Sunday afternoon. The students were even seen late Monday evening as they were outside, playing board games, studying and even standing to get a free ticket.
"We've been here since 4pm (Sunday) They announced it," said UCF student Omar Nasser.
Senior UCF representative Robert Clements has been waiting for a free ticket since late Sunday afternoon.
"said" We booked our (flight) tickets, hotels, we knew this was a game we would not miss. "
" We wanted to make sure we get out of here and in that Moment when we saw the UCF social media team We would be free, we freaked out and called everyone we knew came down here, "said UCF student John Warren.
There's a group of friends Part of the Delta Sigma Pi Brotherhood and comes first.
Plan December 30 and fly to Glendale, Arizona, until January 2. While many fans hoped for the playoffs, they look forward to "Fiesta" as the Knights compete against the LSU.
"The Peach Bowl was impressive last year and we should destroy the LSU in the game," said UCF student Jackie Yarnell.
Yarnell and her friends moved get ahead and they get free tickets. They also try to get through the drive to save some money.
"It's not really realistic to come with the airfare from Orlando to Arizona, we'll try to do it on the road, do it on the low and drive the 30-hour drive," Yarnell said.
The first 200 tickets are free, they must have a UCF ID, and another 300 tickets are offered for $ 50.
If you're not a student and have not received a free ticket today at the ticket counter, that's okay. Tickets are still available, but you should behave quickly ̵
On New Year's Day, the Knights will try to start the new year in the same way they started the last year – winning over a SEC opponent and having the chance to win their nation's best 25-game winning streak To get life.
The tickets were sold on Tuesday at 9:00.
The reporter Asher Wildman contributed to this story.