About 1,200 tickets had been sold to fans as of early Wednesday, according to a Northwest media relations official. Remaining tickets are available online at d2championship.com or at Braly Municipal Stadium on game day. Game tickets are $25 and post game celebration tickets are $20.
With Saturday's game being broadcast on ESPN2, watch parties have been schedule across Missouri, including Uncle D's in St. Joseph, The Palms Bar & Brill in Maryville, and four locations in Kansas City:
The Landing Eatery and Pub
McFadden's Sports Saloon
The Quaff Bar and Grill
Sand Trap Bar and Grill
KQ2 will air a special Back to Bama: Northwest Pregame Show at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and again at midnight on Saturday to preview the national title matchup.