Chicago Bears Fans’ Thanks for Another Bad Season: Ticket Price Hike

February 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Despite a third consecutive season of missing the playoffs, the Chicago Bears expect you to pay more for the upcoming season. And if you don't? There are about 40,000 fans waiting to take your seats!
Yes, about 75 percent of Soldier Field seats will face an increase in price.
The team announced that non-club seat increases range from $2 to $17. Club seats will be raised from $10 to $20 per ticket. Prices for the Bears' non-club tickets, which make up about 85 percent of the seating at Soldier Field, now range from $68 to $125.
So what justifies the increase?
"The raising of ticket prices was justified for business reasons," said Chris Hibbs, the Bears Senior Director of Sales and Marketing. "We recognize that it's not a good time because we underperformed on the field. We spent a ton of time and analysis on this, and we knew it would not be well received, no matter what, unless the team was successful."
But look, the bottom line is this is simply the law of sup...

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