Sports Personality of the Year tickets for Belfast to go on sale

Belfast BBC Sports personality of the Year

Tickets for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 will go on sale on Thursday, 15 October at 09:00 BST.

Taking place in Northern Ireland for the first time, this year’s event is live from The SSE Arena, Belfast on Sunday, 20 December.

Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan will host the show, which will be live on BBC One, online and BBC Radio 5 live.

Tickets are priced £45 and will be limited to six per person.

“2015 has been a brilliant year for sport and we’re all very much looking forward to celebrating it in Belfast,” said Logan.

“Sports Personality is always a great show and having had a sneak peak at this year’s plans, it looks like the event is going to be one of the best yet.”

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online at, by calling the venue on 028 9073 9074 (charged at local rate), or bought in person from The SSE Arena Box Office.

All tickets are subject to a 10% service charge unless bought in person, and children under 16 (minimum age 10 years) must be accompanied by an adult.

How is the winner decided?

The Sports Personality of the Year award will be determined by a public vote on the night with the 10-strong list of contenders selected by the following panel:

Dame Mary Peters: 1972 Olympic pentathlon champion
Maggie Alphonsi: England Women’s Rugby World Cup winner
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson: 11-time Paralympic gold medallist
Ian Wright: Former England and Arsenal footballer
Hazel Irvine: BBC Sport presenter
Baroness Sue Campbell: Chair of the Youth Sports Trust
Cliff Hayes: Associate head of sport content at the Sun
Tim Hallissey: Head of sport at the Times
Ian Prior: Head of sport at the Guardian and Observer
Barbara Slater: BBC director of sport
Philip Bernie: BBC head of TV sport
Carl Doran: Sports Personality of the Year executive editor

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