Penguins paying $50k to host playoff game
Youngstown State's bid to host the first round football playoff game against Duquesne this Saturday was $50,000.
Per the NCAA, prospective host institutions must submit the following minimum financial guarantees, which shall be 75% of the estimated net receipts as submitted:
FIRST ROUND - $40,000
SECOND ROUND - $50,000
QUARTERFINALS - $60,000
SEMI FINALS - $70.,000
The YSU bid was November 1, 2023 since the Penguins were in contention for a playoff spot.
The bid also includes the lodging expenses of the committee/site representative, eight game officials, the instant replay official, communicator, DVsport personnel, and any ticket fees.
The Penguins and Duquesne kickoff at 5:00pm.