Buying Wildcat tix just got easier - Tucson News Now

Buying Wildcat tix just got easier

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona Athletics has announced the launch of Arizona Text 4 Tix, a quick and easy way for Wildcat fans to instantly purchase tickets using text messaging.  This partnership works in conjunction with ReplyBuy and Arizona Athletics’ relationship with Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement, the leader in ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions in college athletics.

Fans who register for the program will receive customized notifications about available tickets, enabling them to purchase tickets on-demand in a matter of seconds via text message. The faster fans respond, the better their seat locations will be. Electronic tickets will be delivered to a buyer’s phone instantly upon purchase and can be scanned at the event.

The Wildcats’ partnership with ReplyBuy, a company on the cutting edge of the sports and technology market, is a natural fit.  The exclusive partnership allows fans to:

  • Purchase tickets instantly with a quick text message
  • Gain access to last-minute seating opportunities and special promotional offers

“We’re excited to partner with ReplyBuy,” said Arizona Director of Athletics Greg Byrne. “Enhancing the gameday experience is something we in Arizona Athletics are continually working on and ReplyBuy gives us the opportunity to take advantage of a unique service in a platform that is convenient for our fans. We expect the ReplyBuy service to be something our fans can take advantage of when they’re making last-minute decisions to attend our events and we believe that providing this service will make the decision to attend much simpler.”

Along with ticketing software provider Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement, the partnership with ReplyBuy enables Wildcat fans to be one of the first groups in the nation to purchase last-minute tickets through text-to-buy technology.

“As an Arizona based company we’re extremely proud to partner with the University of Arizona. We’re excited to introduce this new capability to their passionate fan base, via our relationship with Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement.” said ReplyBuy CEO Josh Manley. “We know fans will love the instant access, speed and simplicity.”

“We are very excited to partner with ReplyBuy and the University of Arizona to provide Wildcat fans the ability to quickly buy tickets on their phones through a simple reply text message,” said David Butler, President and CEO of Spectra Ticketing & Fan Engagement. “Arizona Athletics is a thought leader in college athletics and this is another example of offering industry-leading innovation to their fans.”

Fans can now register for the service by visiting or text CATS to 20123.  The partnership with ReplyBuy is just one of the many ways the Wildcats are working to make purchasing tickets to games and other events as seamless as possible.

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