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Posted: Wednesday October 8, 2008 10:28AM; Updated: Wednesday October 8, 2008 10:28AM

Survey: How will the economy affect your sports experience?

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As the economy slumps, pro, college and high school sports will be feeling the pinch in the coming months. But what about the average fan? How will these tough ecomonic times affect your sports experience?

How many sporting events have you attended in the last year?
None
Three or fewer
More than three
How many sporting events did you attend five years ago?
None
Three or fewer
More than three
How much of your budget do you spend on sporting events?
Less than 5 percent
Less than 15 percent
More than 15 percent
How has the economy affected your attendance of sporting events?
I can no longer afford to attend games
I go to fewer games than I used to
Not at all
If you could only afford to do one of the following, which would you choose?
Attend a few games
Buy a flat-screen TV
Take a family vacation
What's the biggest obstacle to attending an event?
Ticket prices
Transportation/parking
Food prices
Which would be the first to go in your family budget?
Tickets to a game
Sports equipment for you or kids
Going out to dinner
Would you buy a personal seat license for the right to own a season ticket?
Yes
No
Depends on the price
Which entertainment option provides the best value for you and your family?
Pro sports event
College sports event
Movies
Theatre
Who will be hit the hardest by slower economic times?
Fans
Owners
Stadium/arena workers

 
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