Valley Basketball Tournament Tickets On Sale
Kristi Cirone
Kristi Cirone

Oct. 22, 2008

NORMAL, Ill. - All-session tickets for both the 2009 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments are available for purchase through the Illinois State Athletics Ticket Office or online at

Both events will offer special, discounted rates for any all-session tickets purchased before Jan. 1, 2009. All-session tickets for the men's tournament, which will take place March 5-8, 2009, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, are currently available for $95, but the price will increase to $110 after Jan. 1, 2009. In addition, for purchasing the men's tournament tickets in advance, each patron will receive a gift certificate for $10 towards the purchase of merchandise at the event.

For $30, fans can purchase all-session tickets to the women's basketball tournament, which is scheduled for March 12-15, 2009, at Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo. However, after Jan. 1, 2009, the all-session tickets will be $50 each.

The conference has also assigned team hotels for the events. During the men's tournament, the Illinois State team hotel will be the Millennium Hotel (800/325-7353) in St. Louis, while at the women's tournament, the fan hotel is the DoubleTree (800/222-8733) at the Westport Plaza in St. Charles, Mo.

For more information regarding either of these events, please call the Redbird Arena Ticket Office at (309) 438-8000.