Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State offer tickets to Irma evacuees

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State are offering free football tickets to evacuees from Hurricane Irma.

Georgia Tech is offering free tickets Saturday to its home opener against Jacksonville State to families displaced by the storm. The offer is open to Florida residents and residents of Georgia and South Carolina counties under mandatory evacuation orders. A valid state-issued ID is needed and the offer is on a first-come basis.

Kennesaw State has made a similar offer to Florida residents for its Saturday night home game against Tennessee Tech.

On Thursday, the Braves announced they would offer free tickets to Florida residents and Georgia and South Carolina residents under evacuation orders for the four-game home series against the Miami Marlins. The series ends Sunday.

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