Monthly Archives: August 2017

LSU sells out its 25,000 allotted tickets for BYU game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome

LSU sells out its 25,000 allotted tickets for BYU game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Courtesy of The Advocate: LSU has sold all 25,000 of its allotted tickets for Saturday’s AdvoCare Texas Kickoff game vs. BYU in New Orleans, said Stephen Perry, the president of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau. Perry joined New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and several other city officials at a Wednesday afternoon news conference. The […]

Clemson one of the most expensive tickets in college football

Clemson one of the most expensive tickets in college football

Courtesy of DieHards: And in order to get that in-person experience to see the defending national champions, one would have to pony up some serious cash this season. Clemson the fourth-highest median ticket price in college football, according to a news release from Vivid Seats that was reported by TigerNet.com on Thursday. Ohio State ($200) registered with […]

Amazon Meets Its Match as Ticketmaster Negotiations Stall

Amazon Meets Its Match as Ticketmaster Negotiations Stall

Courtesy of Billboard: With little leverage besides its huge customer base, the online retail behemoth is finding that disrupting the U.S. ticketing market won’t be as easy as throwing its weight around. Two years ago, Amazon set out to shake up one of the few businesses it had yet to disrupt: the concert-ticket industry. After first […]

Facebook didn’t win NFL streaming rights, but it will still stream 15 college football games this fall

Facebook didn’t win NFL streaming rights, but it will still stream 15 college football games this fall

Courtesy of ReCode: Unless you went to one of these schools, you may not have much interest. Facebook is bringing live football to its redesigned video tab this fall — just not the NFL games that it had originally hoped for. Facebook announced a deal on Wednesday with Stadium, the 24/7 digital sports broadcaster, to […]

NCAA football’s top-selling tickets: Michigan, Alabama lead the way

NCAA football’s top-selling tickets: Michigan, Alabama lead the way

Courtesy of Fox Business: With the start of college football season less than one month away, Coach Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverines are drawing more fan demand for tickets than any other NCAA team for the fourth straight season, according to data released Friday. The Wolverines, who ranked No. 9 in the most recent preseason Amway […]

Sports Leagues Are Reevaluating TV, So Why Not Ticketing Too?

Sports Leagues Are Reevaluating TV, So Why Not Ticketing Too?

Courtesy of Barron’s: Ticketmaster’s exclusive ticketing arrangement with the NFL ends next year. Might the league start letting you buy tickets on Twitter? The National Football League, like other pro sports leagues, has been looking for new ways to keep young people engaged. The NFL started streaming Thursday Night Football games on Twitter last year, and it will […]

Want to watch Georgia take on the Fighting Irish? It won’t be cheap.

Want to watch Georgia take on the Fighting Irish? It won’t be cheap.

Courtesy of SB Nation – DAWG SPORTS: Want to join your fellow ‘Dawgs invading South Bend on September 9th for the Georgia/Notre Dame game? It’s going to cost you. Relatively few tickets are up for sale on third party vendor StubHub.com. And the cheapest ticket still available (a single located in the lower level behind […]

Mobile Ticketing Options Add to Technology Improvements

Mobile Ticketing Options Add to Technology Improvements

Courtesy of und.com: Technology upgrades at Notre Dame Stadium mean it’s never been easier to achieve connectivity in the Irish football facility. And the Notre Dame ticket office is providing some new ways to take advantage of those technology improvements/ Changes to football ticketing taking place this fall came from Irish vice president and James […]