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TFL History

TFL began as Tickets For Less in 2004 when Dan Rouen realized he wouldn’t be able to attend a Kansas Basketball game. Making sure the seats didn’t go to waste, Rouen listed his tickets on eBay. The listing garnered a surprising amount of interest, prompting Rouen to dive deeper into the ticketing world and build his own customer base on the foundation of no extra fees. 

Nearly two decades after listing his Jayhawks tickets, Rouen is the founder and president of a top 10 national wholesale ticket company. Today, TFL offers technology solutions to businesses and organizations, partners with professional sports teams, college athletic departments, artists, venues, promoters and other rights-holders to maximize revenue, and provides a platform for customers to buy and sell tickets to concerts, sports games and theater events nationwide.

Headquartered in Kansas City with offices in St. Louis, MO, Omaha, NE and Tuscaloosa, AL, TFL has nearly 100 employees and is in the top 1% of secondary market sellers nationally.

2004

Tickets For Less is born.

2006

First Retail Location

The first Tickets For Less retail location is opened in Price Chopper in Overland Park, KS.

2007

New Location

Tickets For Less moves to First National Bank of Olathe, which is now called Central Bank of the Midwest.

2016

Second Location

A second retail location is added at Oak Park Mall through the acquisition of Ace Sports and Nationwide Tickets.

2017

Brickhouse Sports Acquisition

Tickets For Less acquires Brickhouse Sports.

2019

New Location

Tickets For Less moves to its current headquarters at 7311 W 130 St. STE 100, Overland Park KS 66213.

2020

Ticket Solutions Acquisition

Tickets For Less acquires Ticket Solutions, adding an Alabama location at 1410 University Blvd Suite 2, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.

2021

B2B Operations

Tickets For Less announces its B2B operations will operate under the Ticket Solutions brand.

2021

Just Tix Acquisition

Tickets For Less acquires San Francisco-based Just Tix.

2022

Ticket Express Acquisition

Tickets For Less acquires Ticket Express, adding a location in Omaha, NE.

2022

St. Louis Location

Tickets For Less adds a St. Louis location at 8550 Eager Rd, Brentwood, MO 63144.

2022

ATBS Acquisition

Tickets For Less acquires ATBS.

2023

Rebrand

Tickets For Less rebrands to TFL.

2023

Omaha Location

TFL’s Omaha location moves to 14543 W. Center Road.