ORLANDO, Fla. and ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TicketsNow, Ticketmaster’s resale marketplace, has been named the Official Resale Ticketing Partner for Florida Citrus Sports. Under the terms of the partnership, fans now have the ability to buy and sell tickets to the Capital One Bowl and Champs Sports Bowl through a secure resale marketplace powered by Ticketmaster and TicketsNow’s technology.
The Official Ticket Exchange of Florida Citrus Sports by TicketsNow provides fans a trusted online destination where tickets can be bought and sold in a safe, convenient environment. The Capital One Bowl Ticket Exchange and Champs Sports Bowl Ticket Exchange features Ticketmaster’s TicketFast Delivery™, where tickets fans purchase from sellers are validated by Ticketmaster for authenticity and then reissued with new barcodes for the buyer, guaranteeing the validity of the ticket.
“The games played during Orlando Bowl Week are among the most popular in all of college football, and tickets are always in high demand,” said Mike Newquist, Business Development Director for TicketsNow. “TicketsNow is proud to power the Official Ticket Exchanges for the Capital One Bowl and Champs Sports Bowl and we look forward to providing college football fans the best experience and most secure ticketing technology available.”
“We want our fans to have the ability to buy and sell tickets in the safest environment possible,” said Steve Hogan, Chief Executive Officer for FCSports. “We made the decision to partner with Ticketmaster and TicketsNow because of their ability to electronically validate and reissue every ticket sold on the Florida Citrus Sports Ticket Exchanges. This guarantees that fans will receive authentic game tickets 100% of the time.”
The Champs Sports Bowl will be played Dec. 29, 2011 and the Capital One Bowl will be played Jan. 2, 2012. Both games will be held at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando. For more information on TicketsNow and Orlando Bowl Week games, go to https://www.ticketexchangebyticketmaster.com/florida-citrus-sports-tickets.
About Florida Citrus Sports
Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports or FCS) is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to increasing community spirit and pride, promoting tourism, stimulating economic development and ultimately benefiting charities, educational institutions and the quality of life in Central Florida through its four signature events: the Capital One Bowl, Champs Sports Bowl, Orlando Citrus Parade and OUC Half Marathon and 5K. Since its first bowl game in 1947, it is estimated that FCSports has helped thousands of at risk youth in Central Florida through the Florida Citrus Sports Foundation MVPs programs. Today, FCSports has more than 1,000 members and the organization is still growing.
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