Dec. 21, 2015
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The 2016-17 Purdue men's basketball season will mark the fifth year since reseating and rededicating Mackey Arena in 2011. As promised, Purdue Athletics will reseat the arena for men's basketball (excluding premium seating). We will not be reseating for women's basketball.
The timeline for the reseating can be found below.
Ballena Technologies once again will be the software used for John Purdue Club members to go online during their timeslot to select their seats. It will be a very similar look and feel to the previous reseating.
Based on fan feedback, we have made a couple proposed changes for the upcoming reseat. First, we have made a few adjustments to the legacy fund in different sections of the arena, including increasing the number of seats without a legacy fund and increasing the legacy fund in several high-demand sections. Eighty-eight percent of the seats in Mackey will have the same or decreased season ticket price for the 2016-17 season.
We also have reduced the number of tickets each member is allowed to purchase in the lower arena and first six rows of the upper arena. These new limits will allow more members the opportunity to improve their seating. The new limits will be as follows:
Brees Leadership: 8 tickets
Champion: 8 tickets
Hall of Fame: 6 tickets
Olympian: 6 tickets
All American: 4 tickets
MVP: 4 tickets (not eligible for lower arena)
Captain: 4 tickets (not eligible for lower arena)
First Team: 2 tickets (not eligible for lower arena)
Those who have traditionally held more tickets than the limit will be grandfathered with the average number of season tickets they have purchased for the past five years.
Athletics Director Morgan Burke will host an open fan forum to collect feedback and answer questions at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in Holloway Gymnasium before the men's basketball game vs. Nebraska at 4:30 p.m.
Thank you to those who shared feedback after the last reseating. If you have additional feedback or questions, please do not hesitate to share it with us by calling 765.494.3248 or sending us an email.
April 30, 2016 -- Freeze priority points for Mackey Arena seat reseating
Late May 2016 -- Send email and postcard to John Purdue Club members with their timeslot
June 13, 2016 -- Reseating begins
Aug. 10, 2016 -- Reseating ends
Aug. 16, 2016 -- Crossroads Classic and Big Ten Tournament tickets on sale to JPC members
Dec. 1, 2016 -- Priority deadline to purchase Big Ten Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament tickets
Men's Basketball Premium Seats start at $3,229 per year (sold out)
Women's Basketball Premium Seats start at $240 per year (limited quantities remain)
Premium seating license fee payments less any goods, services and amenities received are 80 percent tax deductible per IRS regulations.
JPC membership at the All American level ($2,500+) is required to purchase men's basketball premium seats. JPC membership at the First Team level ($200+) is required to purchase women's basketball premium seats.
To purchase or get your name on the waitlist, please contact either Alex Borst at 765.494.8171 or email or Jayne Giesler at 765.496.6887 or email.