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Fans Are Finding 16,000 Final Four(R) Tickets From 16 Ticket Sites With FanSnap(R)(March 30, 2010)
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/30/10 -- FanSnap®, the leading live event ticket search engine, today announced the availability of thousands of great NCAA Final Four tickets, even for those sessions that are already 'sold out.' Fans searching for NCAA tickets with FanSnap are benefiting from a tremendous choice of tickets to the Final Four® in Indianapolis, from 16 ticket sites representing hundreds of sellers.
For Final Four Semifinal games, fans can find:
- Lower level end tickets from $658 to $2,077
- Lower level middle tickets from $1,800 to $8,800
- Upper level middle tickets from $396 to $3,299
- Upper level end tickets from $220 to $2,200
NCAA tournament tickets are unique in that hoops fans have very little time to make ticket and travel arrangements once the pairings are revealed, and throughout the month they must react quickly if they are fortunate enough to have their team advance through the bracket. Part of what drives fans to madness in March is the exercise of checking ticket site after ticket site to try and find the set of tickets that best meet their budget.
Top states with fans searching for Final Four tickets:
2. West Virginia
5. New York
"FanSnap ticket search results, gleaned from searching dozens of ticket sites, include hundreds or in some cases thousands of tickets for each game," said FanSnap CEO Mike Janes.
Semifinals-only (both games Sat.): Lowest price = $137Average price = $461 Championship-only (Mon): Lowest price = $92 Average price = $260 Full Strip (all games, both days): Lowest price = $220Average price = $546
"FanSnap makes it very hard for fans to overpay, as fans using the FanSnap ticket search engine can easily identify at a glance the 'best value' tickets -- those that are priced substantially below the other available comparable tickets by 10%, 25%, even 50% less," added Janes.
Current best values:
- Loge End 451 for $220, 56% lower than the average for comparable tickets
- Terrance Corner 610 for $303, 42% less than an average of comparables
- Field Center 100-139 for $1,844, 50% lower that average comparables
Fans can currently find 6,000+ ticket listings for all three Final Four weekend games (two semifinal games on Saturday and the Championship on Monday), 3,000+ Saturday-only games ticket listings and 7,000+ Final Four Championship game ticket listings with FanSnap
Average ticket prices for comparable events:
- BCS National Championship ticket = $865 - $1,000
- World Series game tickets = $910 - $1,100
- Super Bowl tickets = $2,200 - $3,200
- Olympic Gold Medal Hockey (U.S. v Canada) tickets = $3,600 - $4,300
- 2010 MLB Opening Day (Yankees @ Red Sox) tickets = $251
- One round at the Masters (tickets) = $750
FanSnap was named to the "PC World 100: Best Products of 2009" and also named "Most Innovative New Search Engine" of the Search Engine Watch (SEW) Awards 2009.
FanSnap.com is the live event ticket search engine for fans. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive, accurate, fast and easy-to-use resource for fans to find best value tickets to sports, concerts, and theatre events. FanSnap provides free ticket search results for dozens of the leading ticket providers, including TicketsNow, TicketNetwork, StubHub, RazorGator, Las Vegas Tickets, Gold Coast Tickets, eBay, Barry's Tickets, AllShows, and Ace Ticket. Our detailed ticket-level search results, totaling more than 17 million sports, theater and concert tickets to 80,000 events, are made possible by the combination of strategic industry partnerships and systems integration, as well as our FanSnap TicketData(SM) systems and patent-pending dynamic FanSnap Maps(SM). FanSnap.com is also optimized for iPhone access. Palo Alto, CA-based FanSnap was founded in 2007 and is funded by General Catalyst Partners and Highland Capital Partners.
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