How UGA-Notre Dame ticket demand compares to mega-events here

5 things to know about Georgia-Notre Dame

Ticket demand for the Georgia-Notre Dame game Saturday night in Athens is the sixth highest for a sports event in this state since 2013, according to data from secondary ticket marketplace Vivid Seats.

The average price of tickets sold on the site for Notre Dame’s first-ever visit to Sanford Stadium is $611. Among sports events held in the state of Georgia since 2013, that is surpassed only by demand for tickets to Super Bowl LIII in February 2019 (average resale price of $4,325), the College Football Playoff national championship game between Georgia and Alabama in January 2018 ($2,321), the final round of the 2018 Masters ($1,572), the 2017 SEC Championship game between Georgia and Auburn ($784) and the 2018 SEC Championship game between Georgia and Alabama ($655), according to the Vivid Seats data.

Georgia-Notre Dame tickets are selling for a higher average price on the  secondary ticket marketplace than the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta (average of $519) and the 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff game between Alabama and Florida State ($599).

Bottom line: Georgia-Notre Dame prices are far from those seen in Atlanta for the Super Bowl or the CFP championship game, but  are the highest for a regular-season pro or college football game in this state over the seven years covered by the data.

Vivid Seats' "fan forecast" model, which projects crowd breakdowns for key college football games, estimates 83% of the Georgia-Notre Dame tickets Saturday will be in the hands of UGA fans and 17% in the hands of Notre Dame fans. Notre Dame received an allotment of 8,000 tickets from UGA, plus whatever additional seats its fans have bought on the secondary market.

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