The Cotton Bowl average ticket prices for college football seasons has fluctuated significantly over the most recent five games. The 2012 Cotton Bowl saw average ticket prices at their highest point of an average of $327 but saw a steep drop in the average over the next two following years. In 2015 the Cotton Bowl ticket prices experienced a spike with a rise of 96% from the previous year hitting a $225 ticket price. The largest decrease has come during the 2016 college football season with a drop of 75%, moving from $225 to a $55 ticket average; this is the cheapest ticket price for the Cotton Bowl over the last 5 seasons.
(Data updated 12/7/2016)
How to Buy Cotton Bowl Tickets
1. Scan through the 2017 Cotton Bowl Schedule and select the game that you would like to attend, or use the opponent or date filters beside the Cotton Bowl ticket listings to find the perfect matchup.
2. Click “Select” to reveal all available Cotton Bowl tickets, the AT&T Stadium interactive seating chart, ticket quantity, and ticket price filters. Use the ticket price filter, and ticket quantity filter to quickly refine your search to the available Cotton Bowl tickets that are in your price range. You can also utilize the “eTickets Only” filter to find all Cotton Bowl tickets that will be delivered electronically. The AT&T Stadium interactive map can be employed to reveal all tickets available for a preferred section. Select the perfect tickets and click “Go” to proceed to checkout.
3. Review the checkout page to ensure that the correct Cotton Bowl tickets have been selected, and read through any ticket notes or delivery information. If everything looks correct, fill out the checkout information, and purchase your Cotton Bowl Tickets!
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2018 Cotton Bowl Preview
The 2017 Cotton Bowl will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on January 2, 2017. The 2016 Cotton Bowl will place the MAC champion Western Michigan Broncos against the Big Ten team Wisconsin Badgers. The Broncos had a stellar season winning all their regular season games with a top-notch MAC defense but suffered a tough loss against the Penn State at the conference championship game, allowing 384 yards passing and four touchdowns. The Badgers will have one of the top wide receivers in the country with Corey Davis and will be key for Wisconsin as they head into the Cotton Bowl. Look for the 2017 Cotton Bowl to be won on the ground, as both Western Michigan and Wisconsin will try and control the line of scrimmage.
Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium Address: 1 AT&T Way, Arlington, Texas, 76011
AT&T Stadium is located in Arlington just off Interstate 30, a short walk from Ballpark in Arlington and Six Flags. It opened in 2009, so it’s full of modern amenities. Capacity for the Cotton Bowl is 80,000, but the stadium can expand to 105,000 with standing room only tickets. There are four main seating levels inside AT&T Stadium, the 100 level, 200 level, 300 level and 400 level. In addition, there are club seats and over 200 suites spread over five levels.
AT&T Stadium 100 Level
The lowest level provides great views of the action on the field and on the sidelines. The sections on the lower level are 101 to 150. There are typically 20-22 rows throughout the 100 level sections.
AT&T Stadium 200 Level
The second tier includes sections 201 to 250. There are 12 to 15 rows in each 200 level section.
AT&T Stadium 300 Level
The 300 level includes sections 301 to 350. The rows vary greatly per section, with as few as 5 rows in the endzone sections of 300 level and as many as 17 rows on corners.
AT&T Stadium 400 Level
The highest level of this massive stadium still offers excellent sight lines. It also provides the best vantage point to see the massive HD video screen. The screen is so large that it stretches from one 20 yard line to the other 20 yard line. The 400 level includes sections 401 to 460. There are typically 30 rows on sideline sections, then 22 to 24 rows in corner areas and as few as 5 rows in 400 level endzone sections.
Suites at AT&T Stadium
There are Field Level Suites located right down at field level , or actually situated a little below the field. The Hall of Fame suites, Silver suites, Ring of Honor suites and Star suites are located higher up. For information on suites for the Cotton Bowl, please contact TicketCity.
Cotton Bowl Event Guide
Should I drive to the Cotton Bowl?
Public transportation options are somewhat lacking at AT&T Stadium, so it is advisable to drive to the stadium on game day. If you do take a shuttle, then make sure you’ve arranged for a way to get back after the game. The taxi lines post-game can be quite long.
Where are best hotels near AT&T Stadium?
The Sheraton Arlington is a short drive away; it has nice rooms and reasonable rates. The Budge Host Inn and Days Inn Six Flags are both economical choices that are walking distance from the stadium. There are a lot of options at intersection of I30 and 360, which is also close by.
What are the best places to eat around AT&T Stadium?
Pluckers Wing Bar is a short drive from the stadium; they serve a great variety of food and have a full bar with TVs. Fish Bone Grill, Sherlock’s Baker St. Pub and Joe’s Crab Shack are all located within 5 minutes from the stadium. Check out our Cotton Bowl Event Guide for more information on the surroundings of the Cotton Bowl.
How far is AT&T Stadium from downtown Dallas?
If there is little or no traffic, then it is a 20 minute drive. To be in your seat at kickoff, we recommend you try to arrive an hour early to account for parking.
How can I buy cheap Cotton Bowl tickets?
TicketCity offers a large selection of Cotton Bowl tickets which includes some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Cotton Bowl ticket prices fluctuate based on demand for the teams playing in it in any given year. Bigger matchups typically push demand higher & ticket prices. The opposite can happen if the Cotton Bowl matchup is less intriguing. Marquee teams, like the Alabama Crimson Tide, Texas Longhorns, LSU Tigers, and other teams with large fan bases, can drive up Cotton Bowl ticket prices. Get your tickets soon as after Selection Sunday the prices tend to jump around.
Who are the most famous players to play in the Cotton Bowl?
Sammy Baugh, Bobby Layne, Y.A. Tittle, Doak Walker, Jim Brown, Lynn Amedee, Joe Theismann, James Street, Joe Montana, Bo Jackson, Troy Aikman, Keyshawn Johnson, Dat Nguyen, Ricky Williams, Eli Manning, Tyrann Mathieu, Michael Crabtree and Johnny Manziel.