April 28, 2009
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IOWA CITY, Iowa – It’s much too early to predict whether season ticket sales for the 2009 University of Iowa football team will be up, down or flat when compared to last year’s sales.
However, it’s not too early to say whether fans of the Hawkeyes who are purchasing general public season tickets like the option of spreading their payment over three installments. The answer to that question is as loud and clear as Gary Dolphin’s “Touchdown Iowa!”
As of the close of business on Monday, more than 1,900 of the orders for general public season tickets processed by the UI Athletics Ticket Office have included instructions to make three equal payments: One at the time the order was placed, another on May 26 and the final on June 23. That means about one of every three fans of the Hawkeyes who have placed an order for general public season tickets have opted for the payment plan.
The UI Athletics Ticket Office expects the total number to increase and wouldn’t be surprised if the ratio also increased as the May 1 priority deadline approaches.
“Obviously, we’re very pleased that this payment option appears to have provided the assistance we hoped it would. These are challenging times for many Iowans and many fans of our football program. If the payment plan helped just one fan of the Hawkeyes fit their season ticket purchase into their family budget, then it’s been a success,” said Pam Finke the UI’s director of ticket operations.
Friday’s (May 1) deadline is called a “priority deadline” for two reasons. First, for fans of the Hawkeyes who purchased season tickets a year ago and want to make certain they have the same seat locations inside historic Kinnick Stadium as they were assigned a year ago, the UI Athletics Ticket Office needs to receive their order for 2009 season tickets by the close of business on Friday. If the order is mailed to the UI, it must be postmarked May 1, 2009.
“These are challenging times for many Iowans and many fans of our football program. If the payment plan helped just one fan of the Hawkeyes fit their season ticket purchase into their family budget, then it’s been a success,”
UI Director of Ticket Operations
May 1 is also the last day customers who are renewing last year’s season ticket order or customers making a new season ticket order can choose to take advantage of the payment plan to pay for their season tickets, new and improved Kinnick Stadium chairbacks, reserved game-day parking and/or tickets for the Hawkeye Express.
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The Hawkeyes play seven home games in 2009. The schedule includes non-conference games against Northern Iowa, Arizona and Arkansas State, and games against Big Ten Conference rivals Michigan, Indiana, Northwestern and Minnesota.
Fans of the Hawkeyes with questions about season tickets to the home games of the 2009 Iowa Hawkeyes should contact the UI Athletics Ticket Office at 1-800 IA-HAWKS. The ticket office is located adjacent to the North Entrance of Carver-Hawkeye Arena and is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.