HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – The Rocket City Trash Pandas along with the University of North Alabama and city officials held a press conference at Toyota Field to announce a new event.
The Trash Pandas and UNA announced a football game between UNA and Jacksonville State. The game is scheduled for October 15 at Toyota Field.
Tickets for the match officially went on sale on July 18. Click here to buy tickets.
“We are thrilled to bring the tradition and pageantry of UNA football to Toyota Field this fall,” UNA President Dr. Ken Kitts said in a statement. “The Madison-Huntsville market is critical to us, not just because of our large alumni base, but because of the depth of outstanding students in the area who are prospective UNA students. Hosting this game is a tremendous opportunity for us to expand our brand and embrace the next generation of UNA students.
The UNA and the State of Jacksonville are both part of the ASUN conference. The two teams met in 2021 in Jacksonville with the Gamecocks winning, 27-24.
Jacksonville State has won the last three meetings.
Madison Mayor Paul Finley, UNA Representatives Ken Kitts and Josh Looney and Trash Pandas General Manager Garrett Fahrmann made remarks.
You can watch the announcement at the top of this story.
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