Monday, September 26, 2016

Big Blue Madness Campout Begins Wednesday, But Some UK Fans Are Already Camping

The University of Kentucky has announced that this year's Big Blue Madness campout officially begins at 5:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Here are details from UK:

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fans looking to secure tickets to Big Blue Madness in person at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Avenue of Champions may begin camping out at 5 a.m. on Wednesday.

No tents are permitted to be set up prior to 5 a.m. on Wednesday at either designated camping locations or the areas surrounding Memorial Coliseum. Any fans who set up tents prior to the designated move-in time will be instructed to take them down immediately and tents left unattended are subject to removal.

Additionally, sidewalks must be kept clear for pedestrians, and all chairs should be moved to the side of the sidewalk farthest from the road.

As a reminder, to support regular campus operations and to facilitate student pedestrian routes to and from class – which have been affected due to surrounding campus construction – space will be limited to fans wishing to line up ahead of time for tickets. More information can be found at this link.

Fans are highly encouraged to use to obtain tickets, though UK Athletics cannot guarantee fans will receive tickets either by lining up or going online. Tickets will be available on Friday at 10 p.m.

Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for UK’s 2016-17 men’s and women’s basketball teams, is Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. It will also air live on the SEC Network.

Of course, some fans are already out:

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