What is your spending limit for a game ticket?
$10 or less – 6 percent
$20 – 31 percent
$50 – 38 percent
$100 or more – 25 percent
Despite the weak economy, the majority of responders are willing to plunk down $50 or more to see a game. Providing, of course, that the game is worth $50 or more to see.
When do you try to arrive at the venue to attend a game?
30-60 minutes before the start – 56 percent
Less than 30 minutes before the start – 25 percent
The start of the game – 19 percent
Doesn’t matter if you’re late – 0 percent
Our readers are early birds when it comes to attending games.
What is the best part about attending a sporting event?
The game itself – 63 percent
The sideline entertainment – 0 percent
Socializing with other sports fans – 6 percent
Spending quality time with family/friends – 31 percent
Clearly, cheerleaders and “kiss cams” are wasted on our readers. They want to watch the games and hang out with their family and friends.
How passionate are you when cheering for your team in person?
Borderline insane – 6 percent
Energized – 56 percent
Interested – 31 percent
Indifferent – 6 percent
It’s good to know our readers are enthusiastic without crossing the line into insanity.
How often do you call in to sports talk radio shows?
Frequently – 0 percent
Occasionally – 6 percent
Rarely – 19 percent
Never – 75 percent
According to our readers, this might be the time sports talk radio stations in our region consider a format change.
How interested are you in fantasy sports leagues?
Play in as many leagues as possible – 19 percent
Own one or two teams – 24 percent
Interested but haven’t done it – 19 percent