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TailgateNut
01-22-2009, 04:41 PM
Just received this from the Bronco ticket office.



Dear Season Ticket Holder,

Last year the Colorado Legislature passed and Governor Ritter signed into law Senate Bill 24, allowing you, as a season ticket holder, the ability to resell your individual game tickets through the secondary market for whatever amount you determined. On January 14, 2009, Sen. Mary Hodge of Adams County introduced Senate Bill 71 which limits the price at which you may resell your tickets. The bill proposes as follows:

6-1-718. Ticket sales and resales prohibitions unlawful conditions definitions.

(6) A reseller shall not resell or offer to resell a ticket for more than either of the following, whichever is greater:

The face value of the ticket plus twenty-five percent of the face value of the ticket, which twenty-five percent limit shall include profit, service charges, event fees, venue fees, and any other fees or charges; or
The face value of the ticket plus five dollars, which shall include profit, service charges, event fees, venue fees, and any other fees or charges.
We are passing this information on to you as it may have an impact on your ability to resell your tickets. The Denver Broncos and its management have no affiliation with the sponsorship of this bill. If you would like to communicate your opinion regarding this, Sen. Hodge may be contacted at 303-866-4855 or mary.hodge.senate@state.co.us.

Thank you

Tombstone RJ
01-22-2009, 04:43 PM
Well alrighty then. There goes my pot money.

TailgateNut
01-22-2009, 04:49 PM
Well alrighty then. There goes my pot money.

:rofl:

Hercules Rockefeller
01-22-2009, 04:59 PM
**** that, let the free market work.

OBF1
01-22-2009, 05:13 PM
But it does not show what you can charge if you offer a hot dog and a beer with the tickets.

OBF1
01-22-2009, 05:14 PM
I can already tell this is going to be a great thread, Where do I click to join this?

RhymesayersDU
01-22-2009, 05:44 PM
Yeah, this will stick.

/jerk off motion

Rock Chalk
01-22-2009, 05:50 PM
I agree with Herc, let the free market decide.

GSRelyea
01-22-2009, 05:56 PM
They tried the same thing in NY, did not last long. Put them on ebay...

Rocky Mountain Stampede
01-22-2009, 06:07 PM
They tried the same thing in NY, did not last long. Put them on ebay...

At what price do you start the bidding?

bronco militia
01-22-2009, 06:14 PM
i'm sure there's a giant loop hole in all of that.....
**** the government

broncosteven
01-22-2009, 07:13 PM
i'm sure there's a giant loop hole in all of that.....
**** the government

Obama will fix it for us.

OBF1
01-22-2009, 07:21 PM
Obama the savior :thumbs:

missingnumber7
01-22-2009, 08:17 PM
Nope...the BCS is the most important thing on the presidents plate.

cutler_to_marshall
01-22-2009, 11:30 PM
forget the economy, we need a playoff system now !

Taco John
01-22-2009, 11:37 PM
They're not your season tickets. Apparently, the government owns them.

Ninjatime
01-22-2009, 11:42 PM
Like previously noted, put in the auction that you're offering to hang out with the winner as a prize or something that could legally get you off the hook for the extra money over the top :P

GSRelyea
01-23-2009, 07:32 AM
You can place the ad in the ticket section, & say you are auctioning off a t-shirt and the winner of the auction will also get tickets to the game.

TailgateNut
01-23-2009, 07:38 AM
But it does not show what you can charge if you offer a hot dog and a beer with the tickets.



Rep.^5 :~ohyah!:

TailgateNut
01-23-2009, 07:49 AM
They're not your season tickets. Apparently, the government owns them.


Actually if you read the info the Broncos provide, they aren't guaranteed. They can be revoked for any reason, or for that matter, no reason at all.

I especially like this part: "The Denver Broncos and its management have no affiliation with the sponsorship of this bill".


I'm actually allfor it. **** scalpers.

TailgateNut
01-23-2009, 07:50 AM
You can place the ad in the ticket section, & say you are auctioning off a t-shirt and the winner of the auction will also get tickets to the game.
Prostitution?

Kaylore
01-23-2009, 07:53 AM
Obama will fix it for us.

/jerk off motion:)

Don Flamenco
01-23-2009, 10:48 AM
*gets hard from Kahn Jerking off*

Taco John
01-23-2009, 10:59 AM
Actually if you read the info the Broncos provide, they aren't guaranteed. They can be revoked for any reason, or for that matter, no reason at all.

I especially like this part: "The Denver Broncos and its management have no affiliation with the sponsorship of this bill".


I'm actually allfor it. **** scalpers.


I'm not talking about scalpers. I'm talking about someone who has purchased season tickets, isn't going to the game, but knows that the upcoming game vs. the previous year's Superbowl champions is worth more than the previous week's game vs. the Detroit Lions.

The guy is probably going to be lucky to sell the Lions tickets at face value, but might be able to cover that loss by selling to the highest bidder this other ticket.

The government has no business to step in and tell this individual that he can't sell his tickets for whatever price the market will command.

SonOfLe-loLang
01-23-2009, 11:11 AM
forget the economy, we need a playoff system now !

Crap on Obama all you want (and i love how you probably think he gives more than half a **** about a college playoff system), but he's done more in 48 hours to improve our standing in the world than bush did in 8 years

SonOfLe-loLang
01-23-2009, 11:14 AM
I'm not talking about scalpers. I'm talking about someone who has purchased season tickets, isn't going to the game, but knows that the upcoming game vs. the previous year's Superbowl champions is worth more than the previous week's game vs. the Detroit Lions.

The guy is probably going to be lucky to sell the Lions tickets at face value, but might be able to cover that loss by selling to the highest bidder this other ticket.

The government has no business to step in and tell this individual that he can't sell his tickets for whatever price the market will command.


Yeah, even as someone who is virtually anti-free market, this sounds stupid to me. We're talking about a real luxury here. It's not a right to go to a broncos game, its a luxury. Its not a necessary foundation for life. If you can find someone who wants to pay 500 bucks for a ticket, so be it. Then again, something that does annoy me, is when ticketmaster puts tickets on a sale for an event, it sells out in 3 seconds, the public doesnt get ****, and then scalping sites have tons of tickets for said event on their website for twice the price. But its not like we're cheating the public out of healthcare with this.

vancejohnson82
01-23-2009, 11:46 AM
it's Bush's fault that we are even in this kind of a situation...

during those eight years I found it impossible to scalp my tickets, the Broncos didn't win a Super Bowl and Al Wilson's career ended...

the worst president of all time...in any country....on any planet.

Thank the Good Lord Obama is finally here...in the past 48 hours I won a three team college basketball parlay and found my "lost" pajama pants...I even called my ex-girlfriend drunk and she didnt hang up on me immediately

can i vote for him for re-election now?!?!!!

Tombstone RJ
01-23-2009, 11:49 AM
it's Bush's fault that we are even in this kind of a situation...

during those eight years I found it impossible to scalp my tickets, the Broncos didn't win a Super Bowl and Al Wilson's career ended...

the worst president of all time...in any country....on any planet.

Thank the Good Lord Obama is finally here...in the past 48 hours I won a three team college basketball parlay and found my "lost" pajama pants...I even called my ex-girlfriend drunk and she didnt hang up on me immediately

can i vote for him for re-election now?!?!!!

You the man! ROFL!

Hercules Rockefeller
01-23-2009, 12:36 PM
I'm not talking about scalpers. I'm talking about someone who has purchased season tickets, isn't going to the game, but knows that the upcoming game vs. the previous year's Superbowl champions is worth more than the previous week's game vs. the Detroit Lions.

The guy is probably going to be lucky to sell the Lions tickets at face value, but might be able to cover that loss by selling to the highest bidder this other ticket.


Maybe someone should offer an amendment to the bill to prevent tickets from being sold for less than 25% below face value?

The government needs to protect all parties involved in the transaction. With this new amendment, prices are kept artificially high for crappy games and artificially low for great games.

This bill and my amendment will go a long way to fixing a nonexistant problem plaguing the citizens of the state of Colorado.

Meck77
01-23-2009, 01:14 PM
People are still trying to scalp in this economy?

SportinOne
01-23-2009, 01:56 PM
But it does not show what you can charge if you offer a hot dog and a beer with the tickets.

TRRRUUUUUUUEEEEE THAT. But does it work legally? I mean if i put an ad on ebay or stubhub and make a note that the ticket is being sold for face value and the extra is for admittance to a "tailgate party", would that be legal?

I'm not season ticket holder, and i don't plan on coming accross tickets i would want to sell, but this really intrigues me for some reason..

Garcia Bronco
01-23-2009, 02:01 PM
Crap on Obama all you want (and i love how you probably think he gives more than half a **** about a college playoff system), but he's done more in 48 hours to improve our standing in the world than bush did in 8 years

Completely untrue, but most forget what happened near and around India.

orange crusher
01-23-2009, 02:03 PM
It appears that the statement from the Broncos was a bit misleading. I received the following response from Ms. Hodge via email.

Thanks for writing about this bill. Unfortunately, when the Broncos put out the e-mail about it they apparently didn't know that it has amendments exempting individual ticket holders and 501(c)3 organizations from the bill. Sorry for all the confusion.

Garcia Bronco
01-23-2009, 02:03 PM
This bill and my amendment will go a long way to fixing a nonexistant problem plaguing the citizens of the state of Colorado.

LMAO

Garcia Bronco
01-23-2009, 02:04 PM
It appears that the statement from the Broncos was a bit misleading. I received the following response from Ms. Hodge via email.

Thanks for writing about this bill. Unfortunately, when the Broncos put out the e-mail about it they apparently didn't know that it has amendments exempting individual ticket holders and 501(c)3 organizations from the bill. Sorry for all the confusion.

Interesting

Beantown Bronco
01-23-2009, 02:05 PM
TRRRUUUUUUUEEEEE THAT. But does it work legally? I mean if i put an ad on ebay or stubhub and make a note that the ticket is being sold for face value and the extra is for admittance to a "tailgate party", would that be legal?

I see no reason why it wouldn't be.

Rocky Mountain Stampede
01-23-2009, 02:15 PM
I'm not talking about scalpers. I'm talking about someone who has purchased season tickets, isn't going to the game, but knows that the upcoming game vs. the previous year's Superbowl champions is worth more than the previous week's game vs. the Detroit Lions.

The guy is probably going to be lucky to sell the Lions tickets at face value, but might be able to cover that loss by selling to the highest bidder this other ticket.

The government has no business to step in and tell this individual that he can't sell his tickets for whatever price the market will command.

Not to mention, season ticket holders that don't attend every game also are at a $100+ loss to begin the season since they are forced to buy preseason tickets.

Hercules Rockefeller
01-23-2009, 02:20 PM
It appears that the statement from the Broncos was a bit misleading. I received the following response from Ms. Hodge via email.

Thanks for writing about this bill. Unfortunately, when the Broncos put out the e-mail about it they apparently didn't know that it has amendments exempting individual ticket holders and 501(c)3 organizations from the bill. Sorry for all the confusion.

She might plan to introduce them when it is heard before Business, Labor, and Technology Committee, but those amendments are not part of the bill yet.

Link to the bill as currently worded:

http://www.leg.state.co.us/clics/clics2009a/csl.nsf/fsbillcont3/502963CED0BA6D8F872575380075162F?open&file=071_01.pdf

Rocky Mountain Stampede
01-23-2009, 02:23 PM
It appears that the statement from the Broncos was a bit misleading. I received the following response from Ms. Hodge via email.

Thanks for writing about this bill. Unfortunately, when the Broncos put out the e-mail about it they apparently didn't know that it has amendments exempting individual ticket holders and 501(c)3 organizations from the bill. Sorry for all the confusion.

So they are targeting aftermarket ticket agencies that engage in scalping?

I have dealt with some sleezy ticket agencies, I don't like them, but these guys are still trying to put food on their table for their kids.

orange crusher
01-30-2009, 08:44 PM
I just received the Dec/Jan season ticket inside scoop newsletter email. This bill was voted down and is no longer under consideration for 2009. were recently emailed information regarding Colorado Senate Bill 71. This bill would have capped the selling amount at which you post your single game tickets for sale. This bill was voted down in committee, and it is no longer under consideration for 2009.
You will continue to be able to set the selling price when you post your tickets on TicketExchange.

Broncojef
01-30-2009, 08:54 PM
The bailout packages have so much pork maybe we can get a lobbyist for the Mane to fund season tickets for the next few years for us. Maybe all my tax dollars will start going for something I care about and i'll find an angle on socialism I can at least respect.