University of Illinois Hopes to Boost Sales By Selling Beer at Games
The University of Illinois’ football team, Fighting Illini, is not bringing in as many fans as they would hope. So, the university is turning to beer for help. For the first time this fall, the university will allow beer sales in the stadium’s general seating areas for home football... Read more
NFL Hires Jay-Z’s Roc Nation As Its ‘Live Music Entertainment Strategist’
The National Football League needs a little help with its image; last year, nearly dozens of people declined to perform at the once-iconic but now infamous Superbowl Halftime show. Now, the league has recruited hip-hop artist Jay-Z’s company Roc Nation to consult with live music and social justice. According... Read more
Panthers Fans Frustrated With New Ticket Policy at Preseason Game
Mobile tickets have been causing more and more issues at sports games across the country, so essentially, Panthers fans were frustrated with the new ticket policy at the team’s first preseason home game over the weekend. During the game on Friday night at Charlotte’s Bank of America stadium, officials... Read more
St. Louis Blues Create First Season Ticket Waiting List Amid High Demand
The St. Louis Blues are already garnering a lot of attention ahead of its new season. According to MissouriNet, the team is seeing a record number of season ticket sales and packages as they are selling the fastest in the 25-year history of Enterprise/Scottrade/Keil Center. For the first time... Read more
Canadiens Season Tickets Center Of Court Battle After Divorce
One man’s divorce led to his former brother-in-law missing out on six years-worth of hockey games. After a lengthy legal battle, a judge sided with one of the men, finding that he had every right to use the Canadiens season-tickets that his former brother-in-law denied him. According to The... Read more
Promoter Drops Prices After Poor Sales For NFL Preseason Game In Winnipeg
After weeks of fans crying for lower prices, a promoter has dropped prices for thousands of tickets to a Packers-Raiders pre-season game in Winnipeg next week. The Canadian-based promoter On Ice Entertainment Ltd. announced a partnership with Molson Coors, which has reduced prices for up to 6,000 tickets in... Read more
Mobile Tickets Cause Issues At First Browns Preseason Game
The NFL has gone digital — but some fans are struggling with the transition to mobile tickets. During the Cleveland Brown’s preseason game last night, some people were left unable to load their tickets at the gate. According to News 5 Cleveland, many fans had trouble with the Browns... Read more
Iowa State Breaks Football Season Ticket Sales Record
Iowa State Cyclones aren’t slated to take the football field for three more weeks, but the team has already broken its season ticket sales record. The university announced earlier this week that 43,570 season tickets have been sold, surpassing 2013’s previous record of 43,165. The Athletics Director Jamie Pollard... Read more
Austin FC To Implement VR Technology To Boost 2021 Sales
Austin FC, the latest Major League Soccer expansion that is set to launch in 2021, is hoping to bring in more ticket sales with virtual reality technology. Through the multi-year partnership with ticketing platform SeatGeek, fans will be able to see a fully-immersive, 360-degree virtual stadium tour to help... Read more
NHL Seattle Works To Stop Ticket Resale Ahead of Inaugural Season
Seattle’s NHL team isn’t going to hit the ice for two more years, but officials are already trying to stop people from reselling tickets. According to the Seattle Times, officials are planning on calling suspected brokers who have reserved season tickets to tell them that they can’t stockpile an... Read more