Extrapolations

Ticket prices for conventional sports and esports


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Extrapolate NFL ticket prices (and other major sports ticket prices)

Contrast with Esports ticket prices

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Note: This is all historic data. Some of this could be extrapolated, but we’d need to estimate some data values.

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Average Ticket Price 2003-2012 for MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL

avg-ticket-price-2003-2012

src: someone using Team Market Report data

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Ticket prices for traditional championship games 2011-2018

avg-champ-tix-price-2011-2018

src:
VividSeats, February 2017

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Avg NFL ticket prices 2006-2016

Avg-NFL-tix-prices-2006-2016

src:
Statista citing Team Marketing Report

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Fan Cost Index 1991-2016

Fan Cost Index includes:
Two adult average price tickets
Two child average price tickets
Four small soft drinks
Two small beers
Four hot dogs
Two programs
Two adult-size caps
Parking

Fan-Cost-Index-major-sports-1992-2016

Interactive version here

src:
Russell Scibetti, The Business of Sports, Feb 2017
using data from Team Marketing Report

Note: Scibetti also points to another source for aggregated sports business data, by Rodney Fort, Professor of Sport Management at the University of Michigan.

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Here is a sample of recent ticket prices for major esports tournaments:

2016 League of Legends semifinals
New York, Madison Square Garden
$57-$75
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2016 League of Legends Championship Series
Los Angeles, Staples Center
$46.50-$71/ticket
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2017 League of Legends semifinals
Shanghai, Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
$26-$70 (limited number of international tickets)
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2017 League of Legends Finals
Beijing, Beijing National Stadium (Bird’s Nest)
$41-$185
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2018 North American League of Legends Championship Series – Spring Finals
two day event
Miami, The Fillmore Miami
$35-$65 for one day
$65-$110 for two days
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2017 The International Dota 2 Championship
Seattle, KeyArena
$100-$200/ticket (multi-day event)
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2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour’s Summer Championship
Blizzard Arena Los Angeles (450 capacity)
$15 single day
$40 full weekend
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Posted by cc on February 23, 2018 at 9:32 pm | comment count