Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22
  1. #1
    Rookie
    Points: 11,665, Level: 32
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 285
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    IOWA
    Posts
    398
    Points
    11,665
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 16

    2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    I have been watching the discussion on tickets sales by season ticket holders and scalpers. What do people think about the cost of tickets going up next year. I have four ticket that are down below and donate $2500. Two ticket cost $25.00 each and two cost $22.00 each plus the donation for each game. I only count half of the donation because I have football tickets. So if I ask more than face value that .is why. Do people think that there will be anymore $99.00 tickets and what can the increase be to keep it a sell out. A 5% increase would bring my ticket price to $530.00 each. Just wondering.



  2. #2
    Pro
    Points: 44,569, Level: 65
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 981
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    mike4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    2,610
    Points
    44,569
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 40
    Given: 0

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    I would bet on $99 tickets being a thing of the past. I understand it (within reason) I am willing to up the anty on the future!


    --Luck of the Cyrish--






  3. #3
    Bench Warmer
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Posts
    307
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Ya we will see a little hike, but i think they might keep the $99 tickets



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 468,851, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    40,729
    Points
    468,851
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 918
    Given: 105

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    They keep the $99 tickets until the place sells out of season tickets. Sellouts for 5 games helps, but you need to sell out the craptastic early game tickets too.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 43,487, Level: 64
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 763
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    1,956
    Points
    43,487
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 43
    Given: 0

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    I predict $125 for them.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 98,571, Level: 97
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 479
    Overall activity: 12.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    capitalcityguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    6,034
    Points
    98,571
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 463
    Given: 455

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by mike4cy View Post
    I would bet on $99 tickets being a thing of the past. I understand it (within reason) I am willing to up the anty on the future!
    Maybe they'll reduce the area that the $99 tix are good for, but I don't think they'll do away with them anytime soon.


    Keep doing what you're doing to build Strong Towns.

    CCG

  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 44,569, Level: 65
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 981
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    mike4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    2,610
    Points
    44,569
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 40
    Given: 0

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by capitalcityguy View Post
    Maybe they'll reduce the area that the $99 tix are good for, but I don't think they'll do away with them anytime soon.
    Well I am ok with that too, just win!


    --Luck of the Cyrish--






  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 70,843, Level: 82
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 607
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    2020cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    4,325
    Points
    70,843
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 390
    Given: 768

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by CyAggie View Post
    I predict $125 for them.
    At least this, should have bumped them up this year and then gone to 149 next year.



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 827,813, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    58,312
    Points
    827,813
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,733
    Given: 3,897

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    I think they could certainly up the $99 tickets just a bit.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 945,342, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    64,844
    Points
    945,342
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,196
    Given: 7,033

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    At least this, should have bumped them up this year and then gone to 149 next year.
    $50 increase in that timeframe is crazy. That pushes your market right out the door.

    I won't be surprised if they go to $125. I won't like it, because increased expenses are just not what the doctor ordered for our family right now, but I would understand that.

    If there were a $50 increase in a short window, I think that would push me out. Discretionary income is scarce for our family.


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 239,544, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonedave25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    16,880
    Points
    239,544
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,670
    Given: 1,537

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    If anything, they raise the balcony corners a little bit, say $125, but keep that one balcony end at $99. But, who knows...


    When Prepared, Fear No One.

  12. #12
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 70,843, Level: 82
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 607
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    2020cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    4,325
    Points
    70,843
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 390
    Given: 768

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    $50 increase in that timeframe is crazy. That pushes your market right out the door.

    I won't be surprised if they go to $125. I won't like it, because increased expenses are just not what the doctor ordered for our family right now, but I would understand that.

    If there were a $50 increase in a short window, I think that would push me out. Discretionary income is scarce for our family.
    Still a bargain compared to the other seats, been 99 for a long time, needed to do at least 20 dollar increase each year, trust me people will take your place next year. If not, save them for conference games and get 25 bucks a ticket.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 945,342, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 48.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    64,844
    Points
    945,342
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,196
    Given: 7,033

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    Still a bargain compared to the other seats, been 99 for a long time, needed to do at least 20 dollar increase each year, trust me people will take your place next year. If not, save them for conference games and get 25 bucks a ticket.
    $20/year is way too much.

    The whole point of the corners is that they serve as a gateway in a state with plenty of less-impressive incomes.

    I'm replaceable. No argument there. At the same time, there's an upper limit that they can charge for the corners. Do $20/year for a couple of years, and you'll have current and potential buyers very, very suspicious that it will just keep going up. That chases people out and keeps new buyers away.


    Kansas Must Be Destroyed

    Sic Semper Jayhawks




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 11,853, Level: 32
    Level completed: 87%, Points required for next Level: 97
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Harisonburg, VA
    Posts
    955
    Points
    11,853
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 87
    Given: 84

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    Still a bargain compared to the other seats, been 99 for a long time, needed to do at least 20 dollar increase each year, trust me people will take your place next year. If not, save them for conference games and get 25 bucks a ticket.
    We didn't sell out all season tickets at $99 increasing the price that much would get more people and would probably cause more people to not buy tickets.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 827,813, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    58,312
    Points
    827,813
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,733
    Given: 3,897

    Re: 2012-13 Basketball Season Tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    $20/year is way too much.

    The whole point of the corners is that they serve as a gateway in a state with plenty of less-impressive incomes.

    I'm replaceable. No argument there. At the same time, there's an upper limit that they can charge for the corners. Do $20/year for a couple of years, and you'll have current and potential buyers very, very suspicious that it will just keep going up. That chases people out and keeps new buyers away.
    I agree. I think they will go up, but you don't want to give fans the sense that you are going to turn them upside down and shake their pockets out once they've got a good product on the floor, especially when it's the loyal fans who've already been buying tickets.

    Perhaps an idea would be to up the existing a bit, and raise the new season ticket sales (non-renewed) a bit more than that.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPN2
  • HOOPS: Iowa State @ Baylor
  • February 16, 2016
  • 08:00 PM