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Bucs ticket prices to remain flat; New 10-month payment option announced



The Bucs on Friday took the unprecedented step of announcing at midseason that next year's season ticket prices will remain flat or, in some sections, be decreased, in response to the region’s current economic struggles.

The Bucs also announced they will begin making arrangements, starting now, for fans to pay for those 2011 tickets via a 10-month payment plan that will allow purchasers to spread payments out over a longer period.

With the team sitting at 5-3 and anticipating a playoff race down the stretch, the ticket office appears to be trying to seize some of that momentum. Given the fact the Bucs have seen some of the poorest home crowds in the NFL this season, the club is trying to pull out all the stops to increase attendance. All preseason and regular season home games have been blacked out on local television because they failed to sell out.

The Bucs said this will be the third consecutive year in which prices will remain the same or be decreased. The team did not release a detailed pricing structure, but it said adult tickets will again start at $35 per game with youth season tickets that will be available in all upper-level sections.

Season ticket holders who prefer to be invoiced after the season as usual will continue to have that option.

[Last modified: Friday, November 12, 2010 4:18pm]


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