Auburn warns of counterfeit tickets ahead of Georgia matchup - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Auburn warns of counterfeit tickets ahead of Georgia matchup

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) -

It's No. 1 vs. No. 10. The Deep South's Oldest Rivalry is a sold out football game. If you're planning to head to Auburn for the game, be warned. There are counterfeit tickets.

There are ways to spot a fake ticket and prevent losing hundreds of dollars and a spot inside Jordan Hare Stadium.

Auburn University officials are urging fans to only buy tickets from licensed vendors and say that's the only way that you can have a guaranteed seat.
Athletics officials say that they have seen an increase in altered tickets.

"You’ve got a good ticket, print at home tickets that you purchased, but you don’t have the correct seat location. So you may go in thinking you got a 30 or 50- yard line seat and once you’re in you realize that might be an upper deck seat," explained AU Associate Athletics Director, Cassie Arner. "So people are photoshopping those paper tickets and then selling them for better prices.”

Authentic tickets can be purchased through Auburn University or StubHub.

Fans can also go to the Auburn Arena to get their tickets checked to make sure that everything is valid.

Copyright 2017 WSFA 12 News. All rights reserved. 

  • SPECIAL COVERAGECollege Football PlayoffMore>>

  • Alabama coach's playbook stolen before title game

    Alabama coach's playbook stolen before title game

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-01-12 15:11:14 GMT
    Friday, January 12 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-01-12 15:11:14 GMT

    Alabama players and coaches stayed at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta for a couple days, leading up to the game Monday night, including defensive line coach Karl Dunbar.

    Alabama players and coaches stayed at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta for a couple days, leading up to the game Monday night, including defensive line coach Karl Dunbar.

  • Fitzpatrick among 5 Alabama underclassmen entering NFL draft

    Fitzpatrick among 5 Alabama underclassmen entering NFL draft

    Thursday, January 11 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-01-11 19:43:05 GMT
    Thursday, January 11 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-01-11 23:55:31 GMT
    National champion Alabama is losing four more underclassmen to the NFL draft, including All-America safety Minkah Fitzpatrick.
    National champion Alabama is losing four more underclassmen to the NFL draft, including All-America safety Minkah Fitzpatrick.
  • ESPN reaches 28.4 million with football championship

    ESPN reaches 28.4 million with football championship

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-01-09 20:49:35 GMT
    Tuesday, January 9 2018 11:32 PM EST2018-01-10 04:32:21 GMT
    The college football semi-final between Georgia and Oklahoma is a bigger television draw than Alabama's win over Clemson.
    The college football semi-final between Georgia and Oklahoma is a bigger television draw than Alabama's win over Clemson.
Powered by Frankly