KU KickOff at Corinth Square Set for Friday

Aug. 15, 2012

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Now an end-of-the summer tradition, the seventh annual KU KickOff at Corinth Square in Prairie Village, Kan., will be on Friday, Aug. 17, beginning at 6 p.m.

Kansas Athletics and the KU Alumni Association will join forces to host the KU KickOff at Corinth Square, located at 83rd & Mission Road in Prairie Village. Starting at 6 p.m., Kansas football head coach Charlie Weis, men’s basketball coach Bill Self, women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson, Athletics Director Dr. Sheahon Zenger and Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will each address the crowd in Prairie Village. Inflatable games, multiple vendors and various KU giveaways will be also be available. Live music will be provided by SELLOUT from 8-10 p.m.

Additionally, card-carrying members of the KU Alumni Association in attendance will receive coupons for discounts to local Corinth vendors while at the event.

Kansas will open the 2012 football season by hosting South Dakota State on Saturday, Sept. 1 in Memorial Stadium. Game time is slated for 6 p.m. Tickets are still available and can be purchased by contacting the Kansas Ticket Office at 1-800-34-HAWKS or via the web at KUAthletics.com.