Football Fan Appreciation Day and Corinth Square dates announced

LAWRENCE, Kan. – As August draws to a close and week one of college football is right around the corner, Kansas Athletics has announced two dates providing fans opportunities to get up close and personal with the Kansas football team before the season begins.
The first chance to see the 2016 Jayhawks in action will be on Saturday, August 20 for Fan Appreciation Day at 10 a.m. The Fun Zone is set to open at 8:30, while the gates to Memorial Stadium open at 9:30. KU will hold an open practice from 10 a.m., to noon and players and coaches will be signing autographs from 12-1:00 p.m., around the perimeter of the field.  
Less than a week later on Friday, August 26th at 6 p.m., Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger, head coach David Beaty and KU Alumni Association’s Heath Peterson will address Kansas fans at the 11th annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square. The celebration will feature food, music, the opportunity to win tickets and more.  
Kansas is set to begin the 2016 season on Saturday, September 3, as it plays host to Rhode Island. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m., from Memorial Stadium with a live broadcast on the Jayhawk TV Network and ESPN3.
Season tickets for the six-game home schedule are now on sale for as low as $115. The Family Season Ticket Plan, which includes two youth and two adult general admission tickets, is $400.
Kansas Athletics is offering a new Pick 2 Flex Pack ticket package for Jayhawk football games for the 2016 season. As part of the Pick 2 Flex Pack ticket option, fans can choose any two of KU’s six home games, with Pick 2 Flex Pack plans ranging in price from $105-$120.
For additional information regarding Kansas football tickets contact the Kansas Sales Team by calling 800-34-HAWKS or in-person at the Allen Fieldhouse ticket office. Tickets can also be purchased via
Kansas Athletics will also be offering group discounts and unique fan experiences to Kansas football games for any group, business or organization of 15+. To inquire about bringing your group to Memorial Stadium, please contact the Group Sales Department at 785-864-6221 or The official online source for Kansas Athletics, Williams Education Fund contributions, tickets, merchandise, multimedia, photos and much, much more.