U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - One of the biggest events in the Springs is just around the corner, and you could have the chance to go for free.
The U.S. Air Force Academy is going to give out 500 free tickets for the Academy’s Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony.
The big day will be on Wednesday, May 17.
To get your ticket, you must be in person. You can pick them up at the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC office at 102 S. Tejon Street, Suite 430, in downtown Colorado Springs, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce office at 166 Second Street in Monument, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday will also have tickets.
A maximum of five tickets per person is available on a first come, first-served basis. Tickets cannot be mailed and there is no will-call at the stadium. Lost tickets cannot be replaced.
The Graduation Ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. on May 24 in Falcon Stadium. The gates will open at 7 a.m.
The commencement speech will be given by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.
All visitors should be prepared to show valid identification, vehicle registration and proof of auto insurance. Vehicles may be inspected upon entry.