St. Louis City SC Announces MLS Record for Season Ticket Deposits
Soccer supporters in St. Louis are apparently excited about their Major League Soccer franchise. The league reported that the St. Louis City SC expansion team set a new record for season ticket member deposits in 24 hours – actually exceeding the prior record in less than an hour. It’s... Read more
Reversing Course, Big Ten Football Will Begin in October
There will be a Big Ten football season in 2020, after all. After announcing it would not play fall sports in August, the conference reversed course on Wednesday, saying that football games would begin the weekend of October 24. At least 60 percent of the league administrators would have... Read more
StubHub, Ticketmaster Prevail in MLB Ticket Lawsuit
A lawsuit filed shortly after the coronavirus pandemic brought Major League Baseball’s upcoming season (and all other sports) to a sudden halt fizzled out this week, as a judge dismissed StubHub and Ticketmaster from the lawsuit, with MLB expected to see similar results on its dismissal requests soon. U.S.... Read more
MLB 2020 Playoffs, World Series to Use “Bubble” Format
Arlington, Texas will host World Series games in its inaugural season – whether or not the Rangers make it that far. Major League Baseball announced a uniquely structured postseason plan for the shortened 2020 season, taking a bubble format of sorts to ensure minimal exposure to the coronavirus down... Read more
Four Sentenced in Master’s Ticket Resale Fraud Scheme
A Georgia man will spend time in federal prison after pleading guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud in a case tied to tickets for the popular Master’s golf tournament in Georgia. Stephen Michael Freeman, 42, was sentenced to 28 months jail time followed by three years of supervised... Read more
Oklahoma Announces COVID Safety Policies for Football
The University of Oklahoma announces new policies for Football season 2020 The Department of Athletics at the University of Oklahoma (OU) has developed the new rules and procedures for the 2020 Football season. Fans are expecting some amazing experiences at the Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The department came up with... Read more
Paciolan Announces Addition of Ten University Clients, Including UCLA
Paciolan has announced the addition of ten university clients, headlined by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Southern Methodist University (SMU). Each partnership will focus on the deployment of mobile ticketing technology as well as the delivery of “integrated ticketing, fundraising and marketing solutions” by leveraging the... Read more
National Finals Rodeo Moves to Texas to Allow Fans in Stands
Arlington, Texas will play host to the 2020 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) competition, as organizers have relocated to the brand new Globe Life Field for the December event. Originally scheduled for the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NFR will return to its original home of Texas... Read more
NFL Attendance and Ticket Policies for 2020 – Team by Team Breakdown
The NFL 2020 Regular season begins tonight and it’s shaping up to be one like no other, due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic. One aspect that’s certain to make the experience of football unique and unusual is the limited number –  or, in some cases, the complete absence –... Read more
Florida Governor Disagrees with Tampa Bay No Fan Decision
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) expressed his displeasure last week at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers decision to play at least their first two home games without fans in attendance. The franchise announced it would be be holding off on allowing fans to enter Raymond James Stadium last Wednesday. “I... Read more