Around six thousand tickets remain for season opener against Auburn


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The Tigers lost to Cam Newton and the eventual national champs in OT in 2010

If you want tickets for Clemson’s season-opening football game against Auburn in the Georgia Dome, there won't be a better time to purchase than right now.

The game between Clemson and Auburn concludes a three-year series between the schools – host Auburn defeated Clemson 27-24 in thrilling fashion in September of 2010, and host Clemson broke defending national champion Auburn’s 17-game winning streak with a 38-24 victory in Death Valley last season.

The rubber match of the series will be the second game of the weekend as part of the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games weekend that will kick off the season and will feature the first-ever double hosting of marquee, BCS-style games on back-to-back days in the same venue.

The first game will showcase NC State versus Tennessee on Friday, Aug. 31. The opening game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be telecast nationally on ESPNU.


The second game will pit two projected pre-season top-25-ranked teams with Auburn facing Clemson on Saturday, Sept. 1. The Tigers vs. Tigers match-up will kick off at 7:00 p.m. ET and will be telecast nationally on ESPN.

TigerNet spoke with Kate McCrary - Clemson’s Director of Ticket Operations – Thursday morning and she said about six thousand tickets remain out of Clemson’s allotment of 31,000.

“We are right at 25,000 tickets [sold], with 1,000 left in the lower level,” McCrary told TigerNet. “The rest are in the upper level. At this point, with the game still being two months away, we are doing great.”

It was announced last week that Auburn had sold out its allotment, leading to concerns that Auburn fans might start purchasing Clemson tickets.

“We have sold some of the general admission lately, but it’s hard to tell what state they are from,” McCrary said. “We can’t tell if they are Auburn fans, or Clemson fans realizing that they need to go ahead and buy their tickets.”

McCrary also said that season ticket sales are ahead of last year’s pace.
“We are ahead of last year, and should have some solid numbers in the next two weeks,” she said. “But the renewal rate has been over 90 percent – which is great – and we have sold at least 2,000 new season tickets. That is a good thing. A great season always helps.”

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Front Page Story: Around 6000 tickets remain for season opener against Aub
B-Meist®
Did people purchasing from Auburn know where their seats
joeyb®
Same here
deleted
Why not?
PalmettoFace®
Re: Did people purchasing from Auburn know where their seats
tigermax
The lower level seats in the coners suck....
BigCUFan®
Re: The lower level seats in the coners suck....
tigermax
Since we were allocated 31K tickets - I'm sure the Georgia
joeyb®
I don't think its our ticket people being slack
Johnstone4Life
Doubt they did. Just GO SUPPORT THE TIGERS! Auburn
designtiger®
I have my block of 10. Go Tigers!!!***
kkjacks
Re: Front Page Story: Auburn vs Clemson fan bases
74TIGER
Re: Front Page Story: Auburn vs Clemson fan bases
FORESTTIGER
Did Clemson do a poor job marketing the game?
Johnstone4Life
Re: Did Clemson do a poor job marketing the game?
CUAtTheFinishLine®
Re: Did Clemson do a poor job marketing the game?
74TIGER
Thank you Tommy Bowden. I did say when leaving Atlanta
ragtop
you guys know it's "snapped up," not "snagged up," right?***
camcgee®
Re: Did Clemson do a poor job marketing the game?
tigermax
so has IPTAY taken care of their own? Would they have better
ragtop
Only 5,996 left now.***
Fluxus
COME ON Clemson fans!! Don't let Auburn people get any
designtiger®
Is there
bfhale®
Call 1-800-CLEMSON to find out.***
designtiger®
I ordered my 4 Lower Levels......GO TIGERS!***
CU_Tigers4life®
Seriously!!!
TIGERFROMBIRTH
+1 for the rant !! Agree 100%. Tired of hearing whining &
designtiger®
I've gotten tix from StubHub before...
gorillawalk
You, SIR, are one of the FEW who has a real legitimate
designtiger®

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