Jump to content

Welcome to SPHL Forums

Welcome to SPHL Forums, like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information. Take advantage of it immediately, Register Now or Sign In.

  • Start new topics and reply to other fans of the SPHL!
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Add events to our community calendar
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Customize your experience here


Midgeorgiaman

Member
  • Content count

    4
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

2 Newbie

About Midgeorgiaman

  • Rank
    Rookie

Profile Information

  • Location:
    Macon, GA
  • Team:
    Macon Mayhem

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. 1211 in attendance for a Sunday game that began in a monsoon. not too bad. I stand corrected...we broke 1000.
  2. I was pleasantly surprised regarding the attendance last night, honestly. We just found out a week ago the exact schedule and there were tons of things going on yesterday. Kids spring sports are in full swing, the Soapbox Derby downtown draws thousands, other outdoor activities were on people's minds as well. It was 85 degrees and sunny yesterday. At the end of the day, hockey in Macon does best when there is nothing else to do--after college football season ends and before spring activities take flight. Everybody I invited to yesterday's game already had plans. The top two responses I received: 1) at the ballpark with kids all day, 2) at ____________ (park, lake, etc) with the family because it is so nice! While it would be nice to say that there is a huge hockey culture in Middle Georgia, the reality is that there is a nice sports culture in town, but hockey is never going to supercede a UGA football game watch party or the lure of an 85 degree sunny day... It just is what it is! Unfortunately, today's attendance will be lucky to break 1000. Sunday afternoon games are always low here and this is a surprise Sunday game that we were only certain would be played at about 9:30 last night--not a recipe for good attendance. If we wanted decent attendance today, the team should've given admittance to today's (Sunday) game with the stub from Saturday's game. Of course, giving things away doesn't pay the bills so...
  3. Midgeorgiaman

    Midgeorgiaman

  4. Been lurking on here awhile, finally signed up. Was looking at the attendance for this year and as a league we are averaging 3207 right now and last year was 2967. Much of this increase seems to be due to the bottom teams in attendance last year such as Macon and Fayetteville making increases. Macon in 16-17 averaged 1859 and are at 2372 this year. Fayetteville in 16-17 averaged 1857 and are at a much improved 2978 this year. I know we are past the peak and attendance will likely slump some now that Spring is here, but it seems that the numbers are still set to increase overall since last year. For those of you who have been at this SPHL thing for awhile, what is the break-even point for most teams? I know it varies on the agreement with the arena, corporate sponsors, etc, but there has to be an attendance marker that is a good indicator of a team's viability.
Premium Theme Designed By IBTheme.com

×