COLUMBUS, Ohio-The general public will be able to purchase Ohio State Fiesta Bowl Tickets beginning at 9 a.m. Dec. 17, Bill Jones, Ohio State assistant athletics director for ticketing, announced Friday.

Fans will be able to order by calling 1-800-GO BUCKS.

The 2009 Fiesta Bowl will be played at the University of Phoenix Stadium (73,000) Jan. 5, 2009. Ohio State will face the University of Texas. Game time is 8 p.m. EST.

Game tickets are $155. There is no limit. Fans may also purchase tickets to College Football’s Biggest Party for $20. Parking passes also are available for $30.

Tickets will be mailed prior to the Christmas Holiday or left at will call.