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    Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    Quick question for those of you more experienced than I. I've only bought student tickets at ISU. I have a group of 14-20 people who will be coming for the Texas Tech game, and we want to sit together.

    Regular tickets go on sale Sept 5. If you've ordered before, I want to know how difficult this is to undertake. Is there a limit of how many tickets you can buy? Is it impossible to find a cluster of 20 online? Should I call? Are they flooded with requests the second tickets go on sale? (and what time is that? 8am?).

    Just wanting to know what to expect from the craziness a month from now. Thanks everyone :)



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    Re: Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    Call the ticket office. They will try to put you together, may not be the best seats. Orders of 100 or more get a price break I believe.



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    Re: Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by ankenycyclone View Post
    Call the ticket office. They will try to put you together, may not be the best seats. Orders of 100 or more get a price break I believe.
    They need to drop that down to around 20 like every other place in the world. Hell most places start discounting at 10. If you need to buy 38-99 tickets to a game, it would be cheaper to buy 100 (Tulsa and WIU). It starts at 39 for the conference games.

    I'm actually kinda flabbergasted that they would think that 100+ deserves a discount but not 20+? How many groups are actually that large to have 100+?


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    Re: Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    Something I find helpful to do when I have a question about Cyclones Tickets is to go to Cyclones.com and click on Tickets.



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    Re: Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by Senolcyc View Post
    Something I find helpful to do when I have a question about Cyclones Tickets is to go to Cyclones.com and click on Tickets.
    Well at least it took 3 responses before the snark.

    I did go there. Checking back, the only thing I missed was that the ticket office was open at 8.

    What it didn't tell you was if there was a limit on how many tickets one person could purchase, and what the experience is like ordering online vs on the phone. I thought it'd be nice to hear if the website has a history of crashing at 8am on the day they go on sale, if the phone lines are so busy you can't get through for hours, etc. I have ~20 people counting on me and people on this board have experienced everything.

    Adding you to my ignore list for being a jerk.



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    Re: Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by jboffer View Post
    Quick question for those of you more experienced than I. I've only bought student tickets at ISU. I have a group of 14-20 people who will be coming for the Texas Tech game, and we want to sit together.

    Regular tickets go on sale Sept 5. If you've ordered before, I want to know how difficult this is to undertake. Is there a limit of how many tickets you can buy? Is it impossible to find a cluster of 20 online? Should I call? Are they flooded with requests the second tickets go on sale? (and what time is that? 8am?).

    Just wanting to know what to expect from the craziness a month from now. Thanks everyone :)
    I haven't done this, but I'd be curious to hear how your experience goes after you hear from the ticket office.



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    Re: Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by jboffer View Post
    Well at least it took 3 responses before the snark.

    I did go there. Checking back, the only thing I missed was that the ticket office was open at 8.

    What it didn't tell you was if there was a limit on how many tickets one person could purchase, and what the experience is like ordering online vs on the phone. I thought it'd be nice to hear if the website has a history of crashing at 8am on the day they go on sale, if the phone lines are so busy you can't get through for hours, etc. I have ~20 people counting on me and people on this board have experienced everything.

    Adding you to my ignore list for being a jerk.
    Well the Snark experience was a little off since it didn't include a Meme about aliens, dead horses or who your base belong to (it's Us by the way). Good luck on the tickets.



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    Re: Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCyclones2015 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by ankenycyclone View Post
    Call the ticket office. They will try to put you together, may not be the best seats. Orders of 100 or more get a price break I believe.
    They need to drop that down to around 20 like every other place in the world. Hell most places start discounting at 10. If you need to buy 38-99 tickets to a game, it would be cheaper to buy 100 (Tulsa and WIU). It starts at 39 for the conference games. I'm actually kinda flabbergasted that they would think that 100 deserves a discount but not 20 ? How many groups are actually that large to have 100 ?
    I would assume scalpers have a lot to do with that. 20 would be right in their range for most games. Requiring 100 is more likely to be a group or organization that you would typically want to give a discount to.



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    Re: Buying a large quantity of football tickets

    The ticket office has a phone.



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