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Ole Miss football launching digital-only tickets

Beginning with this upcoming 2020 season, Ole Miss football will eliminate all paper tickets, moving to a digital-only ticketing platform.

In a news release sent out Wednesday, Ole Miss cited increased convenience and safety as the primary reasons for moving to the all-digital platform. In addition, they are extending the season ticket renewal deadline to June 15.

“Despite the challenges we are all facing, the excitement surrounding our football program remains sky high under Coach Kiffin’s leadership,” said Keith Carter, Ole Miss Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics. “Game day experience will always be a top priority and a point of pride for our department, and this is an opportunity to utilize the latest technology to ensure a safe and convenient process for ticket delivery and stadium entrance.”

In addition to eliminating the physical touching concerns that are prevalent at this time, digital ticketing will reduce frequent issues related to paper tickets, including theft, shipping delays, tickets lost in transit and the need for an early confirmation of a shipping address. Other advantages feature the ability for ticket purchasers to transfer tickets via mobile phone, while customers will still be able to post and sell tickets via StubHub.

For those buying tickets at the gate, they will be printed out in a house stock for entry into the stadium. Additionally, there will still be a print-at-home option available for all tickets bought online for those without smartphone access.

Ticket distribution will begin via email in mid-August. Rebel fans who have already ordered their 2020 season tickets will maintain their orders and payment plans already in place. More information will be coming about parking and ticket delivery for premium, general and other season ticket holders as it is finalized.