Another year, another round of Clemson students selling and buying normally free student tickets for massively inflated prices.
The “Clemson University Class of 2018” Facebook page has a variety of posts offering student football tickets for sale. Prices are rarely listed and instead are negotiated through Facebook message. It’s very simple for a ticket seller to post on Facebook and name the price. Although some tickets are only going for $25, anything above the normal $0 price tag is technically inflated. I recall the FSU game of 2013 with tickets at $200; $300 dollars. I doubt prices will rocket to that level this year.
As it states on the official Clemson football ticket information page, selling student tickets is illegal:
Some students don’t seem to care and say that you can’t fight the business. One student wrote on Facebook:
“We all have the freedom to do whatever we want! I know it’s illegal to sell your tickets but there is no way they are going to punish everyone that’s selling their tickets and transferring them.”
Some students look down upon those who remind them of the illegality of their actions. This lengthy post in the Clemson University Class of 2018 is an example of that. I chose to black out their last names and profile pictures because I did not think that revealing their identities was truly necessary: