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Taylor Swift Gaining on 1 Direction – Tickifieds Top 10 Weekly Searches

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Can Notre Dame earn a trip to the BCS National Championship game?

We have some interesting developments in this week’s edition of what is trending in the world of event ticket marketing. Although One Direction is still clearly the “King”, two new challengers are starting to emerge:  Taylor Swift and Notre Dame football.  Taylor Swift’s new album and recent tour announcement have quickly propelled her to #2 on the Tickifieds Top Weekly Searches.  Keep in mind this come well before tickets have even gone on sale.  The other surprise this week is Notre Dame Football.  After years of relative obscurity, the Fighting Irish appear poised to content for the BCS National Championship.  love ‘em, or hate ‘em Notre Dame Football is back!

Here is the rest of this week’s top 10..

 Top 10 Weekly Event Ticket Searches

1.  One Direction

Absolutely no sign of a One Direction slowdown.  In fact, One Direction search traffic peaked on Friday with over 2500 unique searchers looking for 1D tickets

2.  Notre Dame Football

A huge win over a tough Oklahoma Sooners team and fans in South Bend are thinking BCS Championship.  The Golden Domers have a massive fan base and just might dominate the college football category for quite a while.

3.  Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift made big news when she announced her 2013 “Red Tour”.   Tickets haven’t even gone on sale yet but she is already trending like crazy!  Perhaps Ms. Swift can be the one to take down 1 Direction?

4.  Disney on Ice

The holiday season is synonymous with family friendly events.  Disney on Ice is the perfect family activity.

5.  Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears now sit at 6-1 and are in 1st place in a tough NFC North.  Chicago Fans are fired up and looking for tickets!

6.  Los Angeles Lakers

Interest is still high for the LA Lakers following the additions of Steve Nash and Dwight Howard.

7.  Green Bay Packers

The Packers seem to have righted the ship a bit now sitting at 5-3.  They have some work to do if they want to catch the Chicago Bears but fans are starting to believe again after a sluggish start to the season.

8.  BCS National Championship

The BCS picture is starting to become a little more clear and fans of Alabama, Kansas State, Notre Dame, and Oregon gettting confident and make BCS Plans.

9.  Chicago Bulls

Bulls fans look prepared to support their team even though MVP Derrick Rose is likely to miss most of this season.  This try hard bunch is certainly fun to watch.

10.  Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean recently announced his 2013 “Night Train” tour which will play some massive stadium shows at Sanford Stadium in GA, Wrigley Field in Chicago, and Fenway Park in Boston.  Jason should surge once he announces his full tour schedule.

This top 10 list is compiled from internal search data from Tickifieds.com and organic traffic from search engines.  Search terms are ranked by using a combination of both sources of search data.

2011-2012 College Football Bowl Game Schedule

2012 BCS Championship

Although the BCS Championship Series Bowl games are the most anticipated, several other bowls also garner much attention.

Some of the most highly anticipated sporting events in the world are the annual college football bowl games.  Each year, top college football teams across the season participate in these post-season bowl games that play a large part in determine the final rankings.  The biggest of which is the BCS National Championship game.  The BCS Championship game will be held at the Superdome in New Orleans on Jaunary 9th, 2012 and will feature the number 1 and numer 2 ranked teams in the nation.  The winner of each of the BCS conferences will appear in their respective BCS Bowl game (unless the champion earns a berth in the BCS title game).  The winner of the ACC will go to the Orange Bowl, Big 10 to the Rose Bowl, Big 12 to the Fiesta Bowl, Pac-12 to the Rose Bowl, and the SEC to the Sugar Bowl.

Although the Bowl Championship Series games are often the biggest draws, several other bowl games are immensely popular and offer alumni and college football fans alike a chance to travel to a warm destination to root for their favorite team.  Some of the most popular bowl games include the Capital One Bowl, Champs Sports Bowl, Chick-fil-A Bowl, Cotton Bowl, Outback Bowl, and the Pinstripe Bowl (held at Yankee Stadium).

With bowl game season nearly upon, here is a complete schedule for the 2011-2012 College Football Bowl games.

 

Bowl Date Location
Alamo Bowl

12/29/2011

Alamodome, 
San Antonio, TX
Armed Forces Bowl

12/30/2011

Gerald J. Ford Stadium, 
University Park, TX
BCS National Championship

1/9/2011

Superdome, 
New Orleans, LA
Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl

12/20/2011

Tropicana Field, 
St. Petersburg, FL
BBVA Compass Bowl

1/7/2011

Legion Field, 
Birmingham, AL
Belk Bowl

12/27/2011

Bank of America Stadium, 
Charlotte, NC
Capital One Bowl

1/1/2011

Citrus Bowl, 
Orlando, FL
Champs Sports Bowl

12/29/2011

Citrus Bowl, 
Orlando, FL
Chick-fil-A Bowl

12/31/2011

Georgia Dome, 
Atlanta, GA
Cotton Bowl

1/6/2011

Cowboys Stadium, 
Arlington, TX
Fiesta Bowl

1/2/2011

University of Phoenix Stadium, 
Glendale, AZ
Gator Bowl

1/2/2011

Municipal Stadium, 
Jacksonville, FL
GoDaddy.Com Bowl Ladd-Peebles Stadium, 
Mobile, AL
Hawaii Bowl

12/24/2011

Aloha Stadium, 
Honolulu, HI
Holiday Bowl

12/28/2011

Qualcomm Stadium, 
San Diego, CA
Humanitarian Bowl

12/17/2011

Bronco Stadium, 
Boise, ID
Independence Bowl

12/26/2011

Independence Stadium, 
Shreveport, LA
Insight Bowl

12/30/2011

Sun Devil Stadium, 
Tempe, AZ
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl

12/31/2011

ATT Park, 
San Francisco, CA
Las Vegas Bowl

12/22/2011

Sam Boyd Stadium, 
Las Vegas, NV
Liberty Bowl

12/31/2011

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, 
Memphis, TN
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

12/27/2011

Ford Field, 
Detroit, MI
Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

12/31/2011

Reliant Stadium, 
Houston, TX
Military Bowl

12/28/2011

RFK Stadium, 
Washington, DC
Music City Bowl

12/30/2011

LP Field, 
Nashville, TN
New Mexico Bowl

12/17/2011

University Stadium, 
Albuquerque, NM
New Orleans Bowl

12/17/2011

Superdome, 
New Orleans, LA
Orange Bowl

1/3/2011

Sun Life Stadium,
Miami, FL
Outback Bowl

1/2/2011

Raymond James Stadium, 
Tampa, FL
Pinstripe Bowl

12/30/2011

Yankee Stadium, 
Bronx, NY
Poinsettia Bowl

12/21/2011

Qualcomm Stadium, 
San Diego, CA
Rose Bowl

1/2/2011

Rose Bowl, 
Pasadena, CA
Sugar Bowl

1/3/2011

Superdome, 
New Orleans, LA
Sun Bowl

12/31/2011

Sun Bowl Stadium, 
El Paso, TX
TicketCity Bowl

1/1/2011

Cotton Bowl Stadium, 
Dallas, TX