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Discussion in 'Ticket Exchange' started by minidarren, Mar 23, 2014.

  1. businesslawyer

    businesslawyer

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    Just paid $350 a seat for Friday for Section 224. An awful lot, but if UNC beats ISU I guarantee the prices will go up for the next few days. Hopefully, when I know we win you can get Sunday tickets more reasonably.

    It is incredibly important that people who buy the UConn seats don't sell them to anyone not a diehard UConn fan, and that those who won't get seats that way cough up whatever dough they can and get in the building. Both to help the team and to make a point about our strength in the NYC market. Just like we did for the Kemba Big East final three years ago.
     
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  2. UCweCONN

    UCweCONN Let's do this!

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    Only negative is I have to pick them up and the agency they come from is in NJ. The email confirmation says that pickup is not at event location. I hope I don't have to go to NJ to get them....as I'm planning on taking the train. I should've paid $20 more on RazorGator to have them shipped.
     
  3. husky8273

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  4. minidarren

    minidarren #freeHFD

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    Bought 3 off of Prime Sport, full strips. 419 Row 3. 431 per seat.
     
  5. minidarren

    minidarren #freeHFD

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    No link no proof.
     
  6. zls44

    zls44 Your #icebus Tour Director

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    Just spoke with him, he's a good guy despite his SU affiliation. :) Very reliable, someone help him out here.
     
  7. zls44

    zls44 Your #icebus Tour Director

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    TicketExchange.com promo code at checkout 'return10' saves 10% off the ticket price...picked up 3 in the 200's behind one of the baskets for $231. Now turning around the $240 one's I got in 416.
     
  8. Milo65

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    UNC lost and I just checked Razor Gator...Lots of tickets under $300. I assume the UNC fans are dropping their tickets
     
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  9. Jimdish255

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  10. minidarren

    minidarren #freeHFD

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    Razorgators fees are outrageous.
     
  11. Milo65

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    Yes, they are...terrible
     
  12. Masc23

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    Thanks, Zak. Unfortunately the tickets just sold.


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  13. Lamb Shake

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    This is garbage, I am a season ticket holder for 10 plus year, 6 seats gample, 6 seats XL and all I can get is two tickets from the school??!?!?! Is this a joke? You can't even get thru any lines to talk to any one!
     
  14. Dooley

    Dooley Driving the bus straight off the cliff

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    No offense, but I view this as a GREAT sign that UCONN tickets are in high demand. The tickets need to be split in 1/4 for Friday night so, by the sounds of it, UCONN will sell out their allotment easily and flood the secondary markets to pick up tickets originally bought up by fans from other eliminated teams. I want Friday (and hopefully Sunday!) to be UCONN home games and jammed phone lines can only be a good thing!
     
  15. UConnDad

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    UConnSwag11 Storrs, CT The Mecca

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    my friend just bailed and i lost my ticket, so if anyone has an extra ticket please let me know
     
  17. methodology

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    Zone J is 400 sections behind the hoops 412-421 I believe
     
  18. huskymedic

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    No need to sit on hold for 1:30 window opening...

    >> Dear UConn Club Member,
    Thank you for your continued support of UConn Athletics and our men’s basketball program. Due to the limited allotment of tickets from the NCAA and extremely high demand, UConn Athletics is now sold out of tickets to the NCAA Men’s Basketball East Regional. The second ordering period for Golden Husky, Director, Coach, Assistant Coach and Captain donor levels has been canceled.

    The Huskies will face Iowa State on Friday, March 28th at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:27 pm and will be aired on TBS.

    Go Huskies!<<
     
  19. Carl Spackler

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    THe smallest number of donors, were able to order the largest number of tickets this morning, and the majority of donors are pissed off right now. What's the reason for somebody to privately donate $3500-$5000 a year when you don't even get a chance to order 2 tickets....



    Not good. THis is really bad - the feedback I'm getting is bad. Only reason to buy the season tickets to all the crap games is to have the opportunity to get the post season tickets. I hope catering to the top 5% was worth it. I'm a football guy, so this doesn't bother me much, but there are donors right now that have had basketball seats for a long, long time, and aren't happy. If the Big East was still together for basketball wouldn't be a concern, but mark my words - HUGE dip in season ticket sales next year for basketball because of what they did today with donors.

    Same old same old at UCONN from the same people that didn't know what they were doing with tickets when we made it to a BCS bowl.

    Talking to you Warde.
     
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  20. minidarren

    minidarren #freeHFD

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    Well, its not that people didnt have a chance, its that people who donated more money than 3500-5000 a year got an earlier chance and the tickets sold out. Such is life. It was like 650 tickets.
     
  21. sanchez42885

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    Yeah there is no way to please everyone with such a limited allotment. Even if they got 2,000 tickets and sold one per person you'd still have some angry season ticket holders left.
     
  22. Carl Spackler

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    Hey - this doesn't concern me. I bought my football tickets months ago. When the pledge card comes, I'll do what I usually do. The football program isn't going anywhere but back up. I'm just giving feedback, and it's not good.

    When your UCONN season ticket holder friends for basketball are telling you that they aren't going to renew next year, after they've had tickets for 20+ years.....you better hope you got some new blood to go after.
     
  23. chewy

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    So, anybody who donated 50k and above was able to order a maximum of 6.
    Anybody who donated 10000 - 49999 was able to order a maximum of 4.
    5000 - 9999 was able to order a maximum of 2 (and who knows if they all even got tickets?)

    Anybody under 5k had zero chance. I know there were limited number of tickets available, but that's a tough pill to swallow if I'm donating that much. Do you go with the fairest approach (2 tickets per until they are gone, feed the big fish first)...or the smartest in terms of long term donations (feed the big fish the most).

    Glad I didn't have to make that choice...





    Donor Category
    Maximum # of Tickets

    Hall of Fame and Legend
    6
    Champion and All-American
    4
    MVP, Golden Husky, Director, Coach, Assistant Coach, and Captain
    2

    DONOR LEVELANNUAL GIFT AMOUNT
    HALL OF FAME$100,000 and above
    LEGEND$50,000 to $99,999
    CHAMPION$25,000 to $49,999
    ALL AMERICAN$10,000 to $24,999
    MVP$5,000 to $9,999
    GOLDEN HUSKY$2,500 to $4,999
    DIRECTOR$1,000 to $2,499
    COACH$500 to $999
    ASSISTANT COACH$250 to $499
    CAPTAIN$100 to $249
     
  24. WestHartHusk

    WestHartHusk Thank God It's Basketball Season

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    What exactly is the school supposed to do? The alternative is that you give someone that donates $150K 2 tickets and someone who donates $4k 2 tickets...that $150k fan will also be pissed and maybe reduce donations by $148k versus some people donating $4k less. I know this is a tough pill, but people should be buying season tickets for the enjoyment of the season and donating because they care about the school. If they donate that much money what is an extra couple of $100 on the secondary market?

    I also think that this experience could be a motivation for some people to increase (or at least maintain) their donations. And I'm sure the school will try to make those donors whole with some football/hockey tickets or something.
     
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  25. beerfan

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    Perhaps they can mix in a "total points" group with the high donors for post season tickets rankings. The guy who has been donating $4k for 25 years should at least get a better chance to get tickets over someone who is a first time $10,000 a year donor. The long time mid-level donor is getting the shaft here.
     
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  26. Carl Spackler

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    Don't shoot the messenger, I'm just providing feedback, and it's real, and I think it's important, because I was surprised to hear it. Surprised at first, then I remembered what I experienced from the ticket office in the days following Dave Teggart's kick against USF in 2010.

    There is no easy solution, but business as usual, is certainly doomed to fail, I can tell you that.
     
  27. huskymedic

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    Read on another thread that 1250 tickets (500 required w/ option for another 750) was all that could be aquired by the school.

    edit add link to NCAA policy: http://the-boneyard.com/threads/new...-based-on-s16-ticket-sales.55743/#post-895003
     
  28. Carl Spackler

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    You would think that in theory, somebody that's donated $100k over 25 years and been a season ticket holder all those years, would have ordering priority over somebody that's donated $10,000 once. It seems that basketball tickets are still being sold with the model of points that Lew Perkins came up with in the early 90s.

    I honestly don't know. Oh well.

    I'm happy for the basketball program - the pieces are in place - Madison Square Garden on a Friday night. Got to go out on the floor and get it done.
     
  29. zls44

    zls44 Your #icebus Tour Director

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    It never is.
     
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  30. UConn '89 "98

    UConn '89 "98

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    I would think that distributing tickets by priority points would be a fairer way to go about it. Should reward the long-term contributor.