LEXINGTON, Ky. — It was another fun week of celebration during one of Kentucky’s most sacred events capped by Big Blue Nation underscoring why it’s the best fan base in the country.
Kentucky fans packed the Memorial Coliseum/Joe Craft Center grounds for the Big Blue Madness campout this week and – with the help of online sales – snatched up all of the tickets for Big Blue Madness in less than an hour of availability Friday night.
Fans were able to pick up tickets Friday night at UK’s Memorial Coliseum ticket office and claim them online at Ticketmaster.com [nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com] . Tickets were available to the public starting at 10 p.m.
More than a thousand fans – and 318 tents to be exact – camped out on the Memorial Coliseum/Joe Craft Center grounds over the last three days to get in line for tickets. Others obtained their tickets online.
UK Athletics strongly encourages fans to neither buy nor sell their Big Blue Madness tickets. Additionally, ticket holders should be aware of the potential risks of posting pictures of their tickets, specifically the barcode, on the internet in any way. For more information about ticket security, visit UKathletics.com/TicketSecurity [nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com] . All patrons require a ticket to Big Blue Madness, regardless of age.
Big Blue Madness, which will feature introductions of both the men’s and women’s basketball teams, practice drills, videos, and more, is Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in Rupp Arena. It will be televised on SEC Network.
This will be the 15th time Madness has been held in Rupp Arena.