Ole Miss swamped with ticket requests as prices skyrocket at sold out Hattiesburg Super Regional
Excitement is overflowing among Ole Miss faithful as the Rebels get set for Southern Miss in the Hattiesburg Super Regional, and its being reflected in ticket demand and prices.
Certain standing room only tickets are upwards of $200 and a ticket with a face value of $60 was closer to $1,800 according to some online resellers, WLOX reported.
Ole Miss Athletics Director Keith Carter said the Rebels were given 600 tickets from the NCAA about 250 of those went to players and coaches families. That left about 350 to sell. Despite that they received more than 3,500 ticket requests.
For Ole Miss fans who can’t get a ticket, there’s a watch party Saturday and Sunday at Swayze Field, Ole Miss announced. Saturday and Sunday’s first pitches are scheduled for 3 p.m. CT, while Monday’s if-necessary game is TBD.
Fans in attendance will be able to watch the broadcast of the ballgame on the video board at Swayze Field. Saturday’s game will air on ESPNU, while Sunday’s game two will be on either ESPN2 or ESPNU.
The gates at Swayze Field will open at 2:30 p.m. for the watch party both days. Admission is free of charge and parking around the ballpark will be open. Premium areas around the stadium will not be open.
The concessions areas at the stadium will not be open and no food or beverages will be provided. However, fans are invited to bring their own food and beverages to the watch party and coolers are permitted.