Ticket Packages Available for the 2015 World University Games
Ticket Package Information
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Kansas men’s basketball team was selected to represent the United States in the 2015 World University Games, July 3-14, in Gwangju, South Korea.
Fan travel packages are available now at http://www.wugusa.com/summer-games/fans/ , or contact Ashley of BTI Events at 425.977.2700 or 888.HOOPING.
Packages include a 12-night stay at one of the top 5 hotels in Gwangju, Hotel Prado, the Official USA Team hotel. Packages also include tickets and transportation to all eight KU games, the World University Games Opening Ceremonies and the KU welcome reception.
The Jayhawks were selected by the United States International University Sports Federation (US-IUSF) to represent the United States in the World University Games. Twenty-four teams will compete in the 2015 Games. There will be four pools of six teams each. Following pool competition, the teams will be seeded for bracket play with the top two teams from each pool battling for a medal.
With more than 150 countries competing in 21 sports, the World University Games are held every two years and are governed by the International University Sports Federation. Only current university student-athletes or recent graduates, born between Jan. 1, 1990, and Dec. 31, 1997, are eligible for the 2015 Games. For Kansas’ participation, only U.S. citizens can compete and incoming freshmen and transfers qualify. The Kansas travel party, consisting of 12 competitors and staff (24 total), will leave Lawrence June 28 and live in the athlete village throughout the Games.
This is the second time a college team will compete in the World University Games. In 2007, the University of Northern Iowa participated and finished ninth in Bangkok, Thailand.
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