UA students get another shot at securing single game football tickets

UA students get another shot at securing single game football tickets
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ALABAMA. SHERI: WVTM 13’S CHIP SCARBOROUGH ON WHEN THE TICKETS HIT THE MARKET AND HOW THEY COULD END UP BEING A SECOND CHANCE FOR SOME STUDENT FANS. CHIP: A NEW WAVE OF TICKETS FOR TIDE FOOTBALL FANS. THE UNIVERSITY SELLING SINGLE-GAME TICKETS FOR 3 DIFFERENT HOME GAMES THIS FALL. A CHANCE FOR FANS WHO DON’T ALREADY HAVE SEASON TICKETS TO GET IN ON THE ACTION.>>THEY SELL OUT SO FAST THAT EVERYBODY WANTS THEM. THERE WILL PROBABLY BE FIGHTS ON THE STREET GOING ON TRYING TO GET THESE TICKETS FOR THESE HOME GAMES. CHIP: UA’S ATHELTIC DEPARTMENT SAYS TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS THURSDAY FOR HOME GAMES AGAINST FRESNO STATE, COLORADO STATE, AND MERCER. THEY COST ABOUT $50 EACH AND INCLUDE A $10 VOUCHER FOR CONCESSIONS AND SOUVENIRS. THE UNIVERSITY SAYS THE EXTRA TICKETS ARE LEFTOVER FROM SECTIONS DESIGNATED FOR VISITING TEAMS. >>I MIGHT CONSIDER IT. IT SEEMS LIKE THEY MIGHT BE A LITTLE EXPENSIVE, BUT IF THAT’S THE ONLY OPTION, I’M NOT GOING TO TRY AND MISS ANY OF THE TIDE’S FOOTBALL GAMES, SO I MIGHT. CHIP: THE EXTRA TICKETS CERTAINLY APPEALING TO SOME STUDENTS AFTER THE UNIVERSITY CHANGED ITS STUDENT TICKET POLICY, REQUIRING STUDENTS TO HAVE 60 U.A. CREDIT HOURS COMPLETED BEFORE RECEIVING A FULL-SEASON STUDENT TICKET PACKAGE. MEANING STUDENTS HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL THEIR SENIOR YEAR.>>IT STINKS NOT GETTING FULL TICKETS BECAUSE LAST YEAR I GOT ALL TICKETS. AND NOW, I’M IN A FRATERNITY ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE STADIUM, I’M GOING TO BE SEEING PEOPLE ON GAME DAYS GOING IN THERE AND I DON’T GET TO GO TO THE GAME. CHIP: IN TUSCALOOSA, CHIP

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