Madness Tickets Distributed Saturday
As of 9:20 am Saturday morning, all Big Blue Madness tickets have been distributed, and the event is sold out. Half of the available tickets were distributed at 7:00 am at Memorial Coliseum, and half of the available tickets were distributed online at ticketmaster.com at 8:45 am due to technical difficulties. We appreciate your patience with the delay this morning. Tickets for the 2007 Big Blue Madness at Rupp Arena will be available Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7 a.m., at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Euclid Avenue and online at UKathletics.com or . Madness, the first practice opportunity for Kentuckyís 2007-08 menís and womenís basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 12, at 9 p.m. It is also the first Big Blue Madness for new head coaches Billy Gillispie and Matthew Mitchell.
Tickets are free again this year. When ordering tickets online, there is a $1.25 service fee per ticket, and an overall processing fee of $2.80 per order (total of $7.80 for four tickets ordered online). There is a limit of four tickets per person. Duplicate orders will automatically be cancelled.
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 8 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26. The Athletics Department will provide portable restroom facilities, but safety concerns will prohibit the use of permanent, wooden-type structures, and propane tanks or other open flames used in cooking.
This will be the third time Madness has been held at Rupp Arena, where over 23,000 fans have attended each of the last two years.