KU Kickoff at Corinth Square Set For Friday, August 16
LAWRENCE, Kan. — Football season is right around the corner and for Jayhawk fans that is signified by what has become an end-of-the summer tradition, the KU Kickoff at Corinth Square. The eighth annual event sponsored by First National Bank, will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, beginning at 6 p.m.
Kansas Athletics and the KU Alumni Association will join forces to host the family-friendly event located at 83rd & Mission Road in Prairie Village, Kan. Starting at 6 p.m., Kansas football head coach Charlie Weis, women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson and track and field coach Stanley Redwine, who was recently named National Coach of the Year, will each address the crowd at Corinth Square.
The KU Kickoff at Corinth Square will include food, drinks and KU giveaways as well as inflatable games for kids. The popular cover band SELLOUT! is scheduled to perform from 7-10 p.m. A limited number of coupons for Corinth Square vendors will be available for members of the KU Alumni Association and Williams Education Fund who show their membership cards.
Kansas will open the 2013 football season by hosting South Dakota on Saturday, Sept. 7 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.
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