Tickets on Sale Now for Fort Myers Tip-Off Events
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 22, 2022) – Division-specific tickets for the Beach and Palms Division of the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off as well as the Island Division of the Elevance Health Women’s Fort Myers Tip-Off are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased through www.womensfortmyerstipoff.com/tickets or by calling 239-481-4849.
Tickets will only be sold as division-specific tickets, which are good for all four games in a particular division. Single-day tickets, based on availability, may become available at a later date.
Fans still have an opportunity to purchase an official fan travel package, which is the best way to get the true Southwest Florida vacation experience. Fan travel packages guarantee access to seats in the official fan seating sections and allow fans to stay at the same luxury resorts as the teams. Packages offer a flexible combination of number of nights and hotel choice. Custom travel packages can be built at www.womensfortmyerstipoff.com/travel.
In a seven-day span during Thanksgiving Week, 14 college basketball games will be held at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers, Fla. Opening the weeklong schedule will be the four teams of the Beach Division, with games taking place Nov. 21 and 23. The four teams of the Palms Division will compete on Nov. 22 and 23. Finally, the inaugural Island Division of the Elevance Health Women’s Fort Myers Tip-Off will take place Nov. 25-27.
The complete schedule of Fort Myers Tip-Off games can be found below:
|Monday, Nov. 21||Beach Division||Georgia Tech vs. Utah|
Mississippi State vs. Marquette
|6 p.m. |
|Tuesday, Nov. 22||Palms Division||Northern Illinois vs. Sam Houston |
LIU vs. South Dakota
|Wednesday, Nov. 23||Palms Division||Third-Place Game |
|11 a.m. |
|Wednesday, Nov. 23||Beach Division||Third-Place Game |
|6 p.m. |
|Friday, Nov. 25||Island Division||DePaul vs. Maryland |
Towson vs. Pitt
|11 a.m. |
|Saturday, Nov. 26||Island Division||Maryland vs. Towson |
DePaul vs. Pitt
|11:30 a.m. |
|Sunday, Nov. 27||Island Division||Maryland vs. Pitt |
DePaul vs. Towson
|11:30 a.m. |
What started as a four-team, four-game men’s event in 2018 has expanded to a 12-team, 14-game celebration of men’s and women’s college basketball in 2022. After initially staging one men’s four-team early season event in 2018, the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off expanded to two men’s divisions, the Beach and the Palms, in 2021, ahead of the inaugural Elevance Health Women’s Fort Myers Tip-Off this November. The Fort Myers Tip-Off will also become just the fifth early season event that consists of both a men’s and women’s component during the non-conference season.
Nationally recognized brands have also aligned themselves with the Fort Myers Tip-Off, in addition to title partners Rocket Mortgage and Elevance Health. Old Trapper Beef Jerky, Applebee’s, State Farm, Libman and O’Reilly Auto Parts are some of the premium brands that will be part of this year’s events.
About the Fort Myers Tip-Off
An annual celebration of men’s and women’s college basketball, the Fort Myers Tip-Off welcomes 12 of the top programs from around the country for six days of incredible competition to see which teams and their fans will #OwnTheFort during Thanksgiving Week. Contested at Suncoast Credit Union Arena, the home of Florida SouthWestern State College, the Fort Myers Tip-Off has quickly become a staple of the Southwest Florida sports calendar. For more information and to stay updated on the participating teams, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, or visit www.fortmyerstipoff.com or www.womensfortmyerstipoff.com.
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