Emerald Coast Classic Basketball Tickets
See some of the best rising athletes compete when you buy Emerald Coast Classic tickets. The Emerald Coast Classic is a college basketball tournament produced by the Global Sports organization that occurs in the fall of every year. The tournament features eight teams competing across four rounds. The first two rounds are held at the participants’ respective campuses, with the final two rounds held on Thanksgiving weekend at Northwest Florida State College.
The inaugural Emerald Coast Classic occurred in 2014 and saw Ole Miss, Creighton, North Carolina Central and Eastern Illinois advance to the semifinals. Ole Miss and North Carolina Central would both claim championship titles. In more recent years, such as the 2021 Emerald Coast Classic, Wake Forest, Penn State, Oregon State and LSU headlined the field. That year saw LSU and Samford take home championship wins.
The Emerald Coast Classic is held at “The Arena” on Northwest Florida State College’s campus in Niceville, Fla., and is broadcast through the CBS Sports Network. If you’re in need of a break from the hustle and bustle, there is nothing better than the intensity of college sports. See all the layups, free throws and half-court shots up close when you buy Emerald Coast Classic tickets. Make sure to secure your seat in the stands today.
Emerald Coast Classic Ticket Prices
Several variables will affect Emerald Coast Classic ticket prices. The most important is the level of demand for a given contest. Non-conference games between little-known teams can be fairly inexpensive while tickets to the NCAA Tournament or NIT can be much more expensive. Conference tournaments and other conference contests can be a happy medium for fans who want to watch quality hoops without breaking the bank.
How much are Emerald Coast Classic tickets?
Courtside and premium seats will cost much more while spots in the upper levels of an arena are typically more affordable. Typically, courtside seats for a conference game will be over $100 per ticket.
Costs can rise in the postseason. The average men’s March Madness ticket for first and second-round contests carried a cost of $173 while prices rose to as high as $135 for women’s games. Women’s Final Four and Championship tickets usually start around $114 while prices can rise as high as $1200. Men’s Final Four tickets will run around $555 for just the semifinals and $349 for only the title game.
Early season tournaments like the NIT Season Tip-off will usually cost between $19 and $172. NIT tickets for the upper level of Madison Square Garden will be the cheapest with costs usually in the $19 to $35 range. The Preseason WNIT, which features many of the best women’s basketball teams in the nation, will usually have costs between $15 and $50. WNIT Tickets will change in cost depending on which team is hosting too.
A matchup featuring Emerald Coast Classic - All Sessions Pass will be next up on the schedule. The game will take place on November 25th, 2022 at TBD at Raider Arena, 100 E College Blvd, Niceville, FL. There are not any Emerald Coast Classic tickets available right now, but check back for the latest ticket availability.
Emerald Coast Classic Schedule
From the season-opening Champions Classic to March Madness, the college basketball season is always full of exciting games. Teams open their seasons in November with non-conference contests and tournaments. The Maui Invitational and Gulf Coast Showcase are two of the top early-season tournaments. The season moves into conference play in December and January before conference tournaments take place in early March. The WNIT, NIT and NCAA Tournaments will take place in March and April.
The schedule for the current season has 1 games remaining on the calendar. The final matchup on the Emerald Coast Classic schedule will take place inside Raider Arena at 100 E College Blvd, Niceville, FL. The final game will feature Emerald Coast Classic - All Sessions Pass and tip off is scheduled for November 25th, 2022 at TBD.
When do Emerald Coast Classic tickets go on sale?
Most regular-season college basketball tickets will go on sale in June or July after schedules are released for the upcoming season. Early season tournaments like the Maui Invitational will usually start selling tickets as soon as they announce the field and dates for the next event. Postseason seats will be available as soon as the NCAA and NIT selection committees announce tournament fields. Use TicketSmarter’s up-to-date schedule to snag Emerald Coast Classic tickets as soon as they are available.
Emerald Coast Classic Seating Chart
Most men’s and women’s basketball programs share an on-campus arena. Facilities typically have seating for between 7,000 and 11,000 fans. Courtside seats provide an up-close-and-personal view of the game, while more affordable spots are usually found in the upper levels. Look for seats near the half court line for the best view of the game. Use TicketSmarter’s interactive seating chart to snag the best Emerald Coast Classic tickets available for both home and road contests.
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