Ticketmaster Advises Fans Shopping For College Football Playoff National Championship And College Bowl Game Tickets To Only Purchase From Official Sources

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ticketmaster, a Live Nation Entertainment company (NYSE: LYV), strongly encourages fans shopping for tickets to this season’s college bowl games to purchase directly from official sources to ensure they are getting authentic tickets. Due to exceptionally high demand for tickets to this season’s bowl games, fans are cautioned against purchasing potentially counterfeit tickets from unsecured websites and other unauthorized resellers.

Fans shopping for tickets on Ticketmaster.com will find travel and VIP packages for select college bowl games as well as a number of bowl games enabled for TM+, Ticketmaster’s integrated sales platform. Games enabled for TM+ display all available tickets in one place, including tickets for sale by the colleges and universities as well as tickets being resold by fans and other sellers. Interactive, color-coded seat maps display all available tickets, both primary and resale options, making it easy for fans to select and purchase the perfect seats.

Ticketmaster also powers the Official Fan-to-Fan Ticket Marketplace of the College Football Playoff National Championship and the Official Ticket Exchanges for the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl, Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, Hyundai Sun Bowl, National University Holiday Bowl, Russell Athletic Bowl, San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, TaxSlayer Bowl, and Valero Alamo Bowl.

Most Ticket Exchanges are fully integrated with Ticketmaster’s exclusive barcode verification and transfer technology, which enables fans to receive validated, reissued tickets each with a new, unique barcode and printed with their own name. Fans also have access to enhanced conveniences including powerful search options and print-at-home technology enabling instant ticket download at no additional charge for select games – right up until game day.

Fans can buy and sell tickets for college bowl games at www.ticketmaster.com/collegebowls.

About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ticketmaster-advises-fans-shopping-for-college-football-playoff-national-championship-and-college-bowl-game-tickets-to-only-purchase-from-official-sources-300010918.html


Jennifer Swanson, [email protected], (815) 444-4923