Black And Gold 2021- Here We Go!

DisplacedRam

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Random note but since I no longer have a computer that can edit video (it got in a fight with a large open water bottle and lost) and since our video editor usually in attendance wasn't there, our video is delayed...BUT we will have video highlights soon enough.
Hason's mom requested to see his three pointer haha so be sure to include that in the mix if you can!

 

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So are you saying that if the available market of ticket purchasers contracts to those vaccinated only, then they would be able to sell more tickets?

Spit balling here, but could they also be forced to provide refunds to unvaccinated season ticket holders if they mandated vaccination?
I am saying they are worried about $ and playing both sides of the equation. In my opinion some are not buying tickets due to the minimal protocols. I am sure there are other factors as well beyond COVID.
 

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I am saying they are worried about $ and playing both sides of the equation. In my opinion some are not buying tickets due to the minimal protocols. I am sure there are other factors as well beyond COVID.


Hmmm, okay. I went to the Ravens game yesterday. Granted, it was outdoors, but no vaccine mandate and no mask requirement. Completely sold out and secondary market was thriving. It wasn't that strong pre Covid. One also might wonder if the mask mandate is doing more harm than good when it comes to selling tickets.
 

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Hmmm, okay. I went to the Ravens game yesterday. Granted, it was outdoors, but no vaccine mandate and no mask requirement. Completely sold out and secondary market was thriving. It wasn't that strong pre Covid. One also might wonder if the mask mandate is doing more harm than good when it comes to selling tickets.
Basketball is indoors and I don't want to go back and forth with you on this. I am in the camp that UVA did the right thing.
 

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Basketball is indoors and I don't want to go back and forth with you on this. I am in the camp that UVA did the right thing.

I know you are. I respect that. Was just pontificating on what is at play with so many season tickets available. Its probably a mixture of things on both sides of the coin.
 
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I am saying they are worried about $ and playing both sides of the equation. In my opinion some are not buying tickets due to the minimal protocols. I am sure there are other factors as well beyond COVID.
Others are waiting for freebies.
 
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The streak “on paper” only ends when sponsorship dollars say so. I come into town for a couple of games each year and I can always get tickets and I always see seats with no bodies in them 🤷‍♂️
 

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Basketball is indoors and I don't want to go back and forth with you on this. I am in the camp that UVA did the right thing.

Here is where I stand, in case you didn’t know already. This article references information from a representative of John’s Hopkins University.

 

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It has to be about $. I heard last night that they have around 1,700 season tickets left to sell. My guess is people do not want to deal with going during a pandemic and the only protocol being a mask. It is ridiculous. I had a dude a row in front of me swilling beer and yelling the entire game. People would come up and pull down their mask to talk to me.

Anyway, I wanted to mention the crowd last night. It was one of the largest I can remember but it did not look that way because they had the entire Stu open. If they had that black curtain for this game it would have been packed on the south side and behind both baskets.
Do you know were they expecting season ticket sales to be? It seems troubling to me that the AD has that many tickets left to sell after a NCAA bid when it is probably going to be a rebuilding year. I have to be honest, I was shocked at the low price and the massive amount of tickets available when I bought tickets to Penn State game.
 

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Well technically, since the corona virus, all schools reset to zero right?
I believe they were still claiming sellouts when attendance was capped at 250 but I'm not sure as I didn't go to any games.

EDIT: They were, the streak is currently at 166. 250 tickets sold was considered a sellout and counted.
 

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Not requiring a vaccination or proof of negative test within 72 hours is weak IMHO. I am concerned about attending with just a mask requirement because the reality is that so many will have a beverage or food at their seat and have their mask off part if not all of the time. Complicated times, folks, complicated times! BTW, I bought my season tickets and will be there.
 
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