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FSU-OU game attendance



I want to break down how the ticket process at FSU is handled, because it is very apparent that most Oklahoma fans don't seem to understand it. Oklahoma game is the biggest home game on FSU's schedule this year. If the game went on sale like every other home game we have this year (besides the Miami game), the game would be sold out within a couple of days. So the FSU ticket office is smart and they decided to limit who can order the tickets. They required that you must either be a season ticket holder, a booster member, or purchase a 3-game ticket plan.

Why was this a smart idea? It requires fans to purchase either a 3-game ticket plan for over $150, a "family zone" season ticket for $199, a "young alumni" season ticket for $199 or a regular season ticket plan worth $321. That is instead of charging $75 for a single ticket. Obviously the university makes a lot more money when they require fans to purchase one of the ticket packages.

The 3-game ticket plan, the "family zone" season ticket, and the "young alumni" season ticket are all SOLD OUT right now. Therefore, the only way to get tickets thru the FSU ticket office is by purchasing a regular season ticket for $321.

So why isn't the game technically sold out? Because there are approximately 600 seats available for new season ticket holders to aquire. FSU is encouraging people to purchase a season ticket rather than opening up single game tickets to the general public.

So stop claiming you guys are "shocked" it's not sold out, because the only reason why it isn't "sold out" yet is because the FSU ticket office is being smart and trying to make the most money possible. Like I said earlier, if single game tickets were sold to this game, it would have been sold out months ago.

Please research this stuff before you make a post or comment on this subject matter. It has nothing to do with a horrible fan base, or driving distance, or lack of success recently. If I were in charge of the ticket office, I'd do exactly what FSU is doing for this game and I'm sure you guys would too. By the way, the same system is in place for the Miami game this year and it was the same way tickets were sold to the UF game last year.  

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