Kansas Hosting Football Fan Fest Saturday
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Fresh off an exciting 2015 Signing Day, Kansas football is moving forward with its ‘Football in February’ schedule of events. Next up on the slate is the KU Football Fan Fest Saturday, Feb. 7.
The 2015 Football Fan Fest will take place in Anschutz Pavilion from 4-6:30 p.m. Williams Fund members, football season ticket holders and KU Alumni Association members will be admitted at 4 p.m. (with proof of membership or ticket purchase), while the doors will open at 5 p.m., for the general public.
In addition to head coach David Beaty and the coaching staff, KU football players both past and present will be in attendance at the Football Fan Fest and will be available for autographs. Among the former players expected in attendance are All-Americans John Hadl (1959-61), Curtis McClinton (1959-61) and Nick Reid (2002-05), along with All-Big 12 performers and team captains Tony Pierson (2011-14), Mike Rivera (2005-08), Cassius Sendish (2013-14), Jake Sharp (2006-09), JaCorey Shepherd (2011-14) and Keon Stowers (2012-14). The event will also feature a fun zone, face painter, balloon artists, the KU Band and Spirit Squads, Big and Baby Jay and much more.
Football Fan Fest will wrap up in Anschutz at 6:30 p.m., so fans can move next door to Allen Fieldhouse for Kansas women’s basketball’s ‘Jayhawks for a Cure’ game against Oklahoma State at 7 p.m. The Jayhawks will don brand-new white uniforms with pink trim in honor of the event, which benefits Lawrence Memorial Hospital and the KU Cancer Center. Tickets for the ‘Jayhawks for a Cure’ game start at $5 and for every fan in attendance, a $1 will be donated to the ‘Jayhawks for a Cure’ beneficiaries. Upon entrance to Allen Fieldhouse, fans will receive pink t-shirts while supplies last.
Fans can Join the Chant by purchasing season tickets for as low as $115 with convenient payment plans available through July. For more information call the Kansas Athletics sales team at 800-34-HAWKS.
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