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uk logo1 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (10/2/13) – Tickets for the 2013 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, Oct. 5 at 7 a.m. ET at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com and Ticketmaster.
 
Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2013-14 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Television broadcast info will be released at a later date.

Tickets are free again this year, and there will be a limit of four tickets per person at Memorial Coliseum. Online orders will have a minimal service fee attached, and there will be a limit of four tickets per household. Online ticket ordering information will be available at a later date.
 
Camping Out
At the request of campus public safety officials, fans wishing to line up ahead of time at Memorial Coliseum are asked to do so no earlier than 5 a.m. ET, Wednesday, Oct. 2. At that time, campers are encouraged to be courteous to their fellow Wildcat fans and use caution when crossing the Avenue of Champions, over onto the Coliseum block to occupy a spot in line. Public safety officials will be on site to aid and assist in a safe move-in. Campers displaying unsafe/disorderly conduct risk being removed from line. The Athletics Department will provide portable restroom facilities, but the use of permanent, wooden-type structures; portable generators; and propane tanks or other open flames used in cooking is prohibited due to safety concerns. Alcoholic beverages or tobacco products are not permitted. Additionally, selling sports tickets in excess of face value is illegal in Kentucky.
 
A maximum of four (4) control cards per cent will be issued to those camped out on Friday, Oct. 4, beginning at 2 p.m. ET. Fans will receive a maximum of four (4) tickets per control card on Saturday morning. Fans are encouraged to start lining up for Saturday morning’s ticket distribution between 5-6 a.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 5. All fans must be present to obtain their control cards and only one control card per person will be accepted at distribution. Control cards will not be distributed after 7 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 and all persons with control cards must be in line by 7 a.m.
 
Parking and Transportation
Campers are encouraged to come prepared with their tents and other belongings prior to arriving at Memorial Coliseum. Unloading may occur in the Wildcat Plaza inset (directly across from the frontage of Memorial Coliseum) for a maximum of 5 minutes or in the metered spaces directly North of the Joe Craft Center. Campers should not park in employee or residential parking lots and streets near Memorial Coliseum, both of which require valid UK parking permits until 5:30pm on Friday, October 4th.
 
Campus safety officials request campers not block bike lanes and/or sidewalks with their vehicles at any time. Vehicles left unattended or creating traffic congestion will be cited and/or towed.
 
After unloading, campers must relocate their vehicles to the E/K overflow parking lot, located across from Commonwealth Stadium off Alumni Drive. Parking in the E/K overflow parking lot will be free. Bus service will be available to transport fans back to Memorial Coliseum. Lextran buses serve this parking lot from 7 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. From 6 p.m. to midnight, the CATS Yellow Night Route will be in service.
 
From midnight to 5 a.m., the CATS Bus On-Demand Service may be utilized by calling 859-221-RIDE Ext. 7233. For more information on bus routes and service, please visit HERE.
 
Beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, the gates of Parking Structure #5 (also known as the Limestone Garage) next to Kennedy’s Bookstore will be open and the structure will be available for free parking. The garage will remain open overnight; however no camping or sleeping in vehicles is permitted. Cars must be removed by 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5.
 
Construction
With ongoing construction on the Lexington Avenue side of the Joe Craft Center, campers are asked to be mindful of construction vehicles entering and leaving the construction site during daytime hours.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by John Hayden (UK Athletics)

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