Football Team to Host Kids' Day

Aug. 3, 2005

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Kansas football team will host its annual Gatorade Kids’ Day on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the practice fields south of Anschutz Pavilion. The event starts at 5 p.m. in the parking lot south of Allen Fieldhouse where children can enjoy inflatable games and receive a free Gatorade gift. In addition, 2005 Jayhawk Football posters and schedule cards will be available.

At 5:30 p.m., all children will be invited to participate in drills and stretching exercises during the final 30 minutes of KU’s practice. At the conclusion of practice, members of the KU football team will sign autographs and pose for pictures with the children.

In addition, Kansas Athletics will be launching its Rock Chalk Chalk program. Packages of sidewalk chalk will be available at the event and fans are encouraged to draw Jayhawks, or their favorite KU design, and submit pictures of the drawings to the KUAC marketing department. The winning design will be chosen August 31st, with the winner receiving a 2005 Family Plan, which includes two adult and two youth general admission tickets located in Memorial Stadium’s Family Zone. This $300 package also includes two tickets to the OU vs. KU game at Arrowhead Stadium.

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