The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will start selling individual tickets for the 2012-2013 season this Friday, the organization announced Monday. Friday also marks the first day of Bucs training camp with new head coach Greg Schiano. With just over a month left until opening kickoff, fans will have the opportunity to secure their spot at Raymond James Stadium for any given home game.
Season Pass, Stadium Club and Luxury Suite members have the opportunity, starting Monday morning at 10 a.m., to purchase the tickets on a pre-sale basis. Fans who “like” the Bucs’ Facebook page or follow them on Twitter get a one-day head start on purchasing tickets Thursday at 10 a.m.
Tickets may only be purchased online or by phone. Box offices at Raymond James Stadium and the Buccaneers ticket office will not be selling them. Tickets will start as low as $30.
The team’s 2012 season will begin in Tampa on Sept. 9, against the Carolina Panthers. The game will also mark veteran corner back Ronde Barber’s 200th game in a Buc uniform. The organization is celebrating by offering free parking, half-priced food and commemorative Barber giveaways for fans.
In the Breast Cancer Awareness game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Oct. 14, the Bucs will induct former offensive lineman Paul Gruber into their Ring of Honor at halftime.
The Bucs have scheduled their annual “throwback game” against the New Orleans Saints on Oct. 21. They will also celebrate the 10th anniversary of the their Super Bowl XXXVII Championship when they play the Philadelphia Eagles on Dec. 9. The Bucs defeated the Eagles in the 2002 NFC Championship game on the road to the Super Bowl.