A Guide to Texas A&M vs. Alabama 2013

The game on Saturday between Texas A&M and Alabama is by far the biggest of the season in college football as two of the strongest units in the country last year face the burden of proof in College Station.  Here’s a quick snapshot of how this game compares to last year’s epic showdown. Can the Aggies beat the Tide again?

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TicketCity has been the fan’s choice for college football tickets for 20+ years.  Get great deals on tickets to see the Crimson Tide or the Texas Aggies in the 2013 football season.

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It’s Here! #righttobrag Contest Winner for August

@TicketCity did you announce a new monthly winner for #righttobrag contest? I need a gift card bad!!! - Photo by @DavidRasner3

@TicketCity did you announce a new monthly winner for #righttobrag contest? I need a gift card bad!!! – Photo by @DavidRasner3

 

 

 

Lucky for @DavidRasner3, we are announcing the August #righttobrag winner today… and guess who it is!  His submission to @TicketCity had a football-filled collage that caught the eye of the judges. Congratulations @DavidRasner3!

Thank you to the many others who have submitted fan-tastic pictures and posts this month  that are definitely brag worthy – here is another August favorite!

For my 16th birthday present my mom bought me and my best friend of 15 years now tickets to my first Oregon Ducks game at UVA and the Ducks won 59-10 #righttobrag - Photo by @bradgreen35

For my 16th birthday present my mom bought me and my best friend of 15 years now tickets to my first Oregon Ducks game at UVA and the Ducks won 59-10 #righttobrag – Photo by @bradgreen35

Be sure to follow @TicketCity on Instagram & keep the photos coming! The #righttobrag Instagram contest will run through December, with a different person chosen every month to receive the $250 gift card prize.

10 Things To Know If You’re Going to the US Open

1. Don’t look so confused. Know what kind of access you get with your US Open ticket. You can learn more about how “Grounds Admission” tickets differ from regular US Open tickets here.

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2. There is no retractable roof,  so rain can be a factor. Try not get upset- most ticket companies, like TicketCity, have a Rain-Out Policy.

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3.  Come hungry. US Open food village has just about every type of food imaginable from deli classics and burgers, to ice cream, seafood, kosher dishes, pizza, barbecue and alcoholic beverages.

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4. Admission to the USTA grounds is free on Arthur Ashe Kids Day.

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5. But you’ll need to buy a ticket to the Stadium show, featuring kid friendly performers like Austin Mahone and Fifth Harmony.

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6.  Choose the fastest way to get there. The best way to get from Manhattan to the stadium is to either take the #7 subway train or the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).

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7. Leave it at home. Backpacks, hard coolers, glass bottles, alcohol, video cameras, computers or laptops, weapons, banners or signs, noisemakers, or tennis racquets are not allowed on the premises.

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8. Don’t get stuck in line. Enter  by the South Gate. East Gate is packed with morning crowds coming off the subway/LIRR.

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9. Wear sunglasses. (A hat and sunblock will also make you happier.)

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10. Sleep is for rookies. There have been some legendary matches during the night session that stretched well past midnight. So drink your coffee!

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Still have questions? Visit our US Open page for more info.

Dean Taylor is August’s Client of the Month!

Shout-out to Dean Taylor for being August’s client of the month! Dean is a die-hard college football fan who has been dedicated to making it to a Longhorns game every season. Here’s a quick snapshot of some of Dean’s favorite college football moments:

What is the most memorable sporting event you’ve attended?  Texas vs Oklahoma State in November of 2004. Texas was down in the 2nd quarter 35-7 and came back and won 56-35 ! Vince Young was the quarterback and Texas went on to the Rose Bowl that year and beat Michigan on a last second field goal to win it.  And of course we all know Texas won the National championship the following year!

If you could attend any sporting or music event in the world, what would it be?  The National Championship game for college football of course!

Happy 15 years to our ecommerce site!

We’re really excited to announce that today is the 15 year anniversary of our eCommerce site! Launched on August 8th, 1998, the site catapulted TicketCity into the world of online ticket sales.

To celebrate, we’re doing $10 off all orders $50+ through midnight- use code “FIFTEEN” at checkout.

We’ve created a little video to show you guys just how our online presence changed throughout the years. We’ve been laughing at the terrible 90s web design all morning!

Here’s to another 15 years!