BMS announces kickoff time for ETSU-Western Carolina game
BMS announces kickoff time for ETSU-Western Carolina game
Friday, July 29, 2016

“Bucs at Bristol” to kickoff at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 17

BRISTOL, Tenn. (July 29, 2016) – Bristol Motor Speedway announced the game time for the “Bucs at Bristol” on Friday afternoon. ETSU and Western Carolina will kickoff at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Last Great Colosseum. 

“We are extremely excited to announce that the Bucs At Bristol Football game will kickoff at 1:30 p.m.,” said Jerry Caldwell, executive vice president and general manager of Bristol Motor Speedway. “With the great traditions ETSU and WCU have, plus the close proximity of each school, this will be a can’t miss game for anyone in east Tennessee and western North Carolina.” 

Tickets for the Bucs At Bristol are now on available starting at $25 per ticket and can be purchased at or by calling the BMS ticket office at (866)-415-4158. 

Group pricing is available for any group looking to purchase tickets to the Bucs At Bristol. Groups of 50-99 can purchase tickets for $20 per ticket and groups of 100+ can purchase tickets for $15 per ticket. For more info on group tickets please contact Mironda White at 423-989-6904 or by emailing

The Buccaneers are coming off their first season since 2003, playing as a FCS Independent in 2015. Meanwhile, Western Carolina went 7-4 overall, 5-2 in SoCon play last year.  

ETSU and Western Carolina have played 45 times with the first game of the series being contested in 1932.  

Friday marked 50 days until the “Bucs at Bristol” game. 

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