Booth Family Hall of Athletics and KUStore.com Open over the Holiday
Nov. 18, 2006
LAWRENCE, Kan. –
Kansas Athletics has announced the holiday hours for the Booth Family Hall of Athletics and KUStore.com. The Hall of Athletics and store will be open Wednesday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and will re-open Friday and Saturday, Nov. 24 and 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Treat your family and friends by sharing the Kansas Athletics experience and visit the store for great holiday gift ideas.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />
Located inside Allen Fieldhouse, the Booth Family Hall of Athletics celebrates the rich heritage and tradition of Kansas Athletics over a sprawling 26,000 square feet. Divided into six distinct attractions, the Booth Family Hall of Athletics features displays of programs currently sponsored by Kansas as well as cases telling the story of Kansas Athletics decade by decade. Fans can read stories, see trophies and artifacts earned by Jayhawks from as far back as 1882 to the four Big 12 championships earned by KU during the 2005-06 season.
The result of a generous gift from the Booth Family, the Hall of Athletics also features interactive displays that allow guests to search for past and present athletes who competed in the crimson and blue, and read about their achievements. Guests can also experience the sensation of walking on the different playing surfaces on which KU athletes compete. Numerous video screens on display throughout the Hall of Athletics also allow guests to relive many of the thrilling moments in Kansas Athletics history.
Normal hours of operation for the Booth Family Hall of Athletics and KUStore.com are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, with gameday exceptions. There is no charge for admission. For more information about the Booth Family Hall of Athletics and KUStore.com visit www.kuathletics.com or call (785) 864-7050.