All Sports Pass Discontinued With Hockey Season Tickets
ALL SPORTS PASS DISCONTINUEDWITH HOCKEY SEASON TICKETS
Pass is available for sale
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The All Sports Pass that was given for football, menÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s and womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball and volleyball tohockey season tickets holders is being discontinued.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ According to NMU AthleticDirector Ken Godfrey the pass is not being offered with hockey season ticketsbecause of the current budget situation.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Increasing revenue is essential tomaintaining current levels of intercollegiate athletics sports programs.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œThiswas a very difficult decision to make,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Godfrey said.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œNew sources of revenuemust be found to keep the NMU Athletic Department up to the standards that theNMU fans have been accustomed to seeing.ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The NMU Athletic Department mustcome up with an additional $65,000 in projected revenue.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ With this change itis only one part of the puzzle for the NMU Athletic Department.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The NMUAthletic Department in the past two years has been hit hard with cuts in theoperating budget.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Additional revenue streams and other cuts are being examinedby the NMU Athletic Department.
An All Sports Pass is available to the general public fromthe NMU Superior Dome Ticket Office.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The pass is good for football, volleyball,and menÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s and womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s basketball.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The cost of the pass is $95 per pass with amaximum of $185.