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Tickets go on sale this Thursday, Dec. 7, for the NCAA West Regional Hockey Tourney in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Tickets go on sale this Thursday, Dec. 7, for the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey West Regional at Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls next March 23-24.

Ticket prices range from $49 to $99, plus fees. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday at the event center’s box office or at Game times are set by the NCAA in conjunction with ESPN and will be announced the week of the tournament. Tickets will be sold as a three-game package that includes the two semifinal games on Friday and the regional championship game on Saturday with the tournament champion continuing on to the Frozen Four in St. Paul.

The University of North Dakota will host the West Region tournament. UND has previously hosted the West Regional at Scheels Arena in Fargo in both 2015 and 2017 to a sold-out venue over those two tournaments.

The 2018 regional will mark UND Athletics’ first partnership with the Sanford Center, which seats more than 10,600 fans for hockey.

Sioux Falls Sports Authority and Sioux Falls Stampede are partnering with UND and the events center  in hosting the tournament.