Page 1 of 10 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 147
  1. #1
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 49,824, Level: 69
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 1,326
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    GoSTATE71's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,680
    Points
    49,824
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 30
    Given: 6

    Will this game be a sellout?

    I know that the WIU and Tulsa game were much more affordable, but the weather outlook looks great, yet theres tons of seats left for saturday. It'd be disappointing for a crowd of only 50k to be in attendance for a huge game. I've convinced 6 people to go that weren't planning on it, everyone get a friend to go! Hillsides are cheap too!! GO STATE, hoping for an awesome turn out on saturday



  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 21,396, Level: 44
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 254
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    515 via 712
    Posts
    969
    Points
    21,396
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    I'm expecting a record.



  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 38,682, Level: 60
    Level completed: 70%, Points required for next Level: 368
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    iacyguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Dirty Dodge
    Posts
    2,023
    Points
    38,682
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 69
    Given: 41

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    i really think this game can set the tone for the next 3 games atleast. hope the turnout is great to support our boys wreck tech



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 405,042, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,111
    Points
    405,042
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 279
    Given: 122

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Judging by current sales on cyclones.com, i dont think so. 50k+, but probably less than W.Ill. It looks like we have decent hillside sales already (just judging by the color change from 'high availabity' to 'medium availability'), but we have at least a few thousand seats for sale in the actual stadium (quite a large price gap between the $20 hillsides and the $70 regular seats)

    Kansas State however looks like it should be very well attended. You can only buy single tickets inside the stadium, if you want more your only option is hillside right now, weeks out. Unless the ticket office is holding back a large number of seats, that one looks like its numbers will all depend on the size of the hillside crowd, but with no other options available at this point, its numbers should be decently high.


    Last edited by alarson; 09-25-2012 at 07:08 PM.

  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 27,932, Level: 51
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 718
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,367
    Points
    27,932
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 5

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Sellout is a bit nebulous with the hillsides, but I expect 56K plus



  6. #6
    Legend
    Points: 314,170, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    CyCrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    In a Bunker
    Posts
    14,598
    Points
    314,170
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 153
    Given: 30

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Quote Originally Posted by 83Clone View Post
    Sellout is a bit nebulous with the hillsides, but I expect 56K plus
    Doubt it will be that high but I expect it to be in the area of WIU. Its only Tuesday plenty more tickets will be sold.



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 33,725, Level: 56
    Level completed: 57%, Points required for next Level: 525
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cloneteach's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    1,257
    Points
    33,725
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 6

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Are they selling tickets in section J? It worked out pretty well last game sitting up there. They also sent the spillover students over.


    Visit our blog for all things ISU...

    www.ourtwosense.blogspot.com

  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 27,932, Level: 51
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 718
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    2,367
    Points
    27,932
    Level
    51
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 27
    Given: 5

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    Doubt it will be that high but I expect it to be in the area of WIU. Its only Tuesday plenty more tickets will be sold.
    Not trying to split atoms but WIU was 55,700 and I'm saying 56K, so you're predicting within 300 ticket sales???



  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 471,385, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 60.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    jdoggivjc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Sterling Heights, MI
    Posts
    31,854
    Points
    471,385
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 578
    Given: 401

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Wasn't something like 40,000 season tickets sold this year (or was it 30K)? If so, it's kinda hard NOT to have sellouts.


    Chuck Lidell: I paint my toenails with pink and black polish. Problem is, I get more paint on my toes and on the carpet than on my nails. Any advice?
    Maria Sharapova: Don't you beat up other guys for a living? I don't know how to answer this.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 405,042, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,111
    Points
    405,042
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 279
    Given: 122

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Wasn't something like 40,000 season tickets sold this year (or was it 30K)? If so, it's kinda hard NOT to have sellouts.
    It was 40k... when the visitor sells their allotment it'll probably be a sellout. When the visitor sends most of theirs back (as it looks like Tech did) we have a couple weeks just to sell all of those. When the visitor sells theirs (as i'm guessing KSU will) we will sell out.



  11. #11
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 48,261, Level: 67
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 89
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    gwoodclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    4,260
    Points
    48,261
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    The number of reserved seats still available is disappointing. It doesn't help that Tech appears to be bringing the same 20 people that Western did, but I still thought there was enough excitement for the game to sell those tickets. I'd guess attendance will be around what it was for Tulsa. It will take a ton of hillside sales to clear 55,000 and make up for the empty reserved seats. No way we break the record, and we'll only get over 56,000 if we sell more hillsides than we ever have.

    Now for Farmageddon, I believe K-State has sold out their allotment. That game should clear 56,000 easy and could break the UNI game record if JP is willing to sell enough hillsides.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 36,599, Level: 58
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 51
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    helechopper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,875
    Points
    36,599
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 54
    Given: 60

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    The people will be there. We'll be over 55K. Bank on it.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 98,870, Level: 97
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 180
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan94's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Schaumburg, IL
    Posts
    5,984
    Points
    98,870
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 131
    Given: 46

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Honest question. Isn't every game a sell-out as long as we sell more than 46,000 tickets? That's roughly our official seating, isn't it?



  14. #14
    Addict
    Points: 74,496, Level: 84
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 354
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsSocial
    dualthreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Cedar Falls
    Posts
    6,620
    Points
    74,496
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 111
    Given: 20

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    well some people on here were pretty confident the WIU game would only have about 50,000 and we managed 55,700. I'd say theres no reason why our 3-0 vs 3-0 conference opener on a beautiful 70 degree day/evening can't do the same.



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 47,537, Level: 67
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 813
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Let's Go State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Far Western Iowa
    Posts
    1,845
    Points
    47,537
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: Will this game be a sellout?

    Maybe Kum and go will buy all the remainder like they do at Iowa games.



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: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. Kansas State
  • September 6, 2014
  • 11:00 AM