Ticket prices for Alabama-Clemson championship game hit a record

(CNN) – College football fans face record ticket prices ahead of Monday’s National Championship game.

The average resale price of a ticket to the Alabama-Clemson game is close to $3,000.

That’s a record for the college title game according to TicketIq, which tracks sales.

Only about 3,000 resale tickets were available Wednesday afternoon.

The cheapest costing a little over $1,000.

The game will be at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, which is partly why tickets are so expensive.

Both schools are less than 600-miles from Tampa, making it easier for fans to get there.

Further helping demand is that this year’s game is a rematch of last year, when Alabama beat Clemson 45-40.