The Big 12 Championship Game dates back to 1996, when the newly formed Big 12 held its first ever championship Game for football. Throughout the history of the Big 12 Championship Game, the contest has featured the winner of the Big 12 North Division vs the winner of the Big 12 South Division. The winner of the Big 12 Championship game is crowned the Big 12 Conference Football Champion for that season, and often goes on to play in a New Years 6 Bowl game, or the College Football Playoff. The Big 12 Championship Game was held annually from 1996 until 2010, when the conference dropped from 12 teams to 11, and eventually settled in at 10 teams. With the drop in the total number of teams, the Big 12 Conference changed to a round robin schedule, and dropped the two divisions. From 1996 to 2010, Oklahoma won the most Big 12 Championship Games with 7 Big 12 titles, followed by Texas with 3 wins in the game. The Big 12 South Division has historically dominated the Big 12 Championship Game, winning 11 of the games first 15 matchup.
In 2016, the Big 12 Conference announced that they would be bringing back the Big 12 Championship Game in 2017. The 2017 Big 12 Football Championship Game will be the first Big 12 title game since 2010. With the addition of a title game, the Big 12 will also split into multiple divisions in 2017, with the names of those divisions expected to align with the historical North & South Divisions. The Big 12 Conference will still compete in a Round Robin schedule, with the top teams in each division meeting for a chance at the Big 12 Championship. Locations for the Big 12 Championship Game have typically been held at neutral sites, and this trend is to continue with the revamped 2017 Big 12 Championship Game returning to the AT&T Stadium. Big 12 Championship Game tickets are typically among the highest in demand tickets for any matchup in college football, with Big 12 Championship Game ticket prices affected by the quality and location of the matchup.
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2017 Big 12 Championship Game Preview
The Big 12 Championship game is back for the first time since 2010, with the conference announcing in late 2016 the addition of a Big 12 title game in the 2017 season. The location has been set for the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX while the date for the 2017 Big 12 Championship game has not been released. The likely date for the 2017 Big 12 Football Championship game will align with the other conference championship games, which are set for Saturday December 2nd, 2017. The Big 12 will also split into 2 divisions for the 2017, with the top team on each side representing their division in the Big 12 Championship Game. With the anticipation for the Big 12 Championship game growing for more than 7 years, 2017 Big 12 Championship Game tickets are expected to rise to historic levels for the game, and ticket demand has the potential to be the best in the game's history. Check back for more details on the date and teams for the 2017 Big 12 Championship Game when they are announced.
Big 12 Championship Game at AT&T Stadium Address: 1 AT&T Way, Arlington, Texas, 76011
AT&T Stadium is located in Arlington just off Interstate 30, a short walk from Ballpark in Arlington and Six Flags. It opened in 2009, so it’s full of modern amenities. Capacity for the Big 12 Championship is 80,000, but the stadium can expand to 105,000 with standing room only tickets. There are four main seating levels inside AT&T Stadium, the 100 level, 200 level, 300 level and 400 level. In addition, there are club seats and over 200 suites spread over five levels.
AT&T Stadium 100 Level
The lowest level provides great views of the action on the field and on the sidelines. The sections on the lower level are 101 to 150. There are typically 20-22 rows throughout the 100 level sections.
AT&T Stadium 200 Level
The second tier includes sections 201 to 250. There are 12 to 15 rows in each 200 level section.
AT&T Stadium 300 Level
The 300 level includes sections 301 to 350. The rows vary greatly per section, with as few as 5 rows in the endzone sections of 300 level and as many as 17 rows on corners.
AT&T Stadium 400 Level
The highest level of this massive stadium still offers excellent sight lines. It also provides the best vantage point to see the massive HD video screen. The screen is so large that it stretches from one 20 yard line to the other 20 yard line. The 400 level includes sections 401 to 460. There are typically 30 rows on sideline sections, then 22 to 24 rows in corner areas and as few as 5 rows in 400 level endzone sections.
Suites at AT&T Stadium
There are Field Level Suites located right down at field level , or actually situated a little below the field. The Hall of Fame suites, Silver suites, Ring of Honor suites and Star suites are located higher up. For information on suites for the Cotton Bowl, please contact TicketCity.
Big 12 Championship Game Event Guide
Where will the 2017 Big 12 Championship Game be played?
The 2017 Big 12 Championship Game location has been released by the Big 12 Conference and will be held at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX for the third year.
Who will play in the 2017 Big 12 Chamionship Game?
The 2017 Big 12 Championship Game will feature the winners of the two newly formed Big 12 divisions, which will go into affect in the 2017 season.
When is the 2017 Big 12 Chamionship Game?
The 2017 Big 12 Championship Game date has not been announced, though it is expected to line up with the other major College Football Championship Games, which are scheduled for December 2nd, 2017.
Where can I find cheap 2017 Big 12 Chamionship Game Tickets?
Big 12 Championship Game ticket prices rise and fall depending on the matchup, location, and time of purchase. Typically, Big 12 Championship tickets are cheaper for games featuring lower ranked, or unranked opponants, while ticket prices tend to rise when the Big 12 Championship features teams like the Oklahoma Sooners or Texas Longhorns. TicketCity has a large inventory of Big 12 Championship tickets, including some of the best priced tickets on the market.
What is the best team to play in the Big 12 Championship?
Picking the best team that has played in the Big 12 Championship Game is nearly impossible. 3 Big 12 Champions have gone on to win the National Championship, including the 2005 Texas Longhorns, 2000 Oklahoma Sooners, and the 1997 Nebraska Cornuskers. The largest margin of victory in a Big 12 Championship game was achieved by the 2005 Texas Longhorns, when Texas defeated Colorado 70-3.
Who are some of the best players to play in the Big 12 Championship?
The Big 12 Championship Game has featured some of the best players in the history of college football. Heisman trophy winners Ricky Williams, Sam Bradford, Jason White, and Eric Crouch all made appearences in the Big 12 Championship game, along with other future NFL players like Vince Young, DeMarco Murrray, Jamaal Charles, Adrian Peterson, Colt McCoy, Chase Daniels, and many more.