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2019 Family Weekend Tailgate

Parent and Family Association
Pieratt Fields behind Johnson Ctr
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 3:30 PM (ET) to Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM (ET)

Please read all of the ticketing information below before selecting your tickets.

Join the Parent and Family Association for the UK Family Weekend Tailgate on Saturday, September 14, 2019, 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., on Pieratt Fields inside the fenced area at the corner of University Drive and Cooper Drive. Gates will open at 3:30 p.m. Bring your family and enjoy a delicious cookout, inflatables, Crank and Broom ice cream, Steel City Pops, giveaways, special guest appearances, and more! (Please note that Family Weekend t-shirts will be sold separately online at www.uky.edu/familyweekendtix for $5 each or may be available at the event for an increased price – cash or check only.) There will be something for Wildcat fans of all ages! Even if you are not attending the game, you are welcome to join the fun. If you are planning to attend the football game, football tickets will go on sale on July 8 through UK Athletics. (Please note the clear bag policy for Kroger Field.) More information about football tickets may be found at www.uky.edu/familyweekend in July.

This year, entry to the tailgate will be FREE for current UK students with their student ID and children under 3, $15 for children age 3-18, and $25 for family members and guests. To secure your family’s entry into the Family Weekend Tailgate, follow these simple steps:

1. Purchase/reserve tailgate tickets for your UK student and family members.

2. Print or download tickets to your mobile device.

3. Pick up your Family Weekend Tailgate wristbands during Family Weekend.

4. Wear your wristbands to the Family Weekend Tailgate event.

Purchase/reserve tailgate tickets for your UK student and family members.

Family Members and Guests: Tickets will be on sale from 9 a.m. (ET) on June 17, 2019 through 11:59 p.m. (ET) on August 31, 2019, online at www.uky.edu/familyweekendtix or in person at the Student Involvement Box Office in the Gatton Student Center, behind the Information Desk, open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. You are encouraged to purchase tickets at your earliest convenience. The Parent and Family Association cannot guarantee ticket availability; ticket availability is limited by the capacity of Pieratt Fields and catering capability. To guarantee availability, tickets for family members and guests should be purchased in advance; no refunds will be issued after August 31, 2019.

A limited number of tailgate tickets may be available for family members and guests at the Family Weekend Tailgate for an increased price (cash or check only), though the Parent and Family Association cannot guarantee on-site ticket availability.

Current UK Students: To guarantee entry for your current UK student, please reserve your student’s free ticket when purchasing your tailgate tickets. All current UK students will also need to swipe their student IDs to enter the event.

A limited number of non-reserved free current UK student tickets/wristbands will also be available on-site at the event entrances (first-come, first-served). The Parent and Family Association cannot guarantee non-reserved current UK student ticket availability; ticket availability is limited by the capacity of Pieratt Fields and catering capability. (The regularly scheduled all-student pre-game event will be combined with the Family Weekend tailgate on Pieratt Fields.)

Print or download tickets to your mobile device.

Once tickets have been purchased for the Family Weekend Tailgate, ticket holders will receive an email confirmation with a link to download your tickets to your mobile device or printer. If you have any trouble downloading your tickets, please contact the Student Involvement Box Office in the Gatton Student Center at 859-257-8427.

Pick up your Family Weekend Tailgate wristbands during Family Weekend.

You or your student will have three opportunities to pick up your pre-purchased Family Weekend Tailgate wristbands:

1. Family Weekend Check-in on Friday, September 13: Bring a printed or electronic copy of your tickets to the Family Weekend Check-in on Friday, September 13, 2019, between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., in the Gatton Student Center, 160 Avenue of Champions, to receive your Family Weekend welcome packet and event wristbands. If you are not planning to arrive to campus in time to pick up your wristbands during check-in, we encourage you to send your student with your tickets to pick them up for your family.

2. Family Weekend Check-in on Saturday, September 14: Bring a printed or electronic copy of your tickets to the Family Weekend Check-in on Saturday, September 14, 2019, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., in The 90, 440 Hilltop Avenue, to receive your Family Weekend welcome packet and event wristbands. If you are not planning to arrive to campus in time to pick up your wristbands during check-in, we encourage you to send your student with your tickets to pick them up for your family.

3. Family Weekend Tailgate: Guests may also pick up their welcome packet and wristbands at the Family Weekend Tailgate beginning at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, September 14, at the check-in/t-shirt tent on Pieratt Fields; for the best tailgate experience, it is recommended that all guests pick up their wristbands at the Family Weekend Check-in on Friday, September 13, between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. in the Gatton Student Center or at the Family Weekend Check-in on Saturday, September 14, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in The 90. Wristbands must be worn by all ticket holders over the age of 3 to enter the Family Weekend Tailgate.

Children under 3 will not be required to wear a wristband. A limited number of non-reserved free current UK student wristbands will be available on-site at the event entrances (pending availability). All UK students will also need to swipe their student IDs to enter the event.

Wear your wristbands to the Family Weekend Tailgate event.

All Family Weekend Tailgate guests over the age of 3 will be required to wear a Family Weekend wristband to enter the event. Wristbands will grant guests access to food, activities, giveaways, and more. If you lose or forget your wristbands, please see our staff at the check-in/t-shirt tent once the event has begun on Pieratt Fields. Children under 3 do not have to wear wristbands.

All UK students will also need to swipe their student IDs to enter the event, even if they have a wristband.

CONTACT:
Parent and Family Association: 859-257-2752
Social media: www.facebook.com/ukparents, www.twitter.com/ukparents
Website: www.uky.edu/familyweekend

QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR PURCHASE:
Student Involvement Box Office: 859-257-8427


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Tailgate

Ticket TypePrice
General Public
$25.00
Children age 3-18
$15.00
UKStudent - ID Required @ Door
$0.00
Children under 3
$0.00