The annual summer Badger Days tour gets underway this Wednesday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. The casual evening tailgate presented by Time Warner Cable runs from 5-7 p.m. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Tickets are $25 for adults and are complementary for youth 12 and under. Tickets include admission, tailgate buffet and beverages.
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Following todays event, the Badger Days tour continues Thursday, June 4 in Janesville at the Rotary Botanical Gardens from 5-7 p.m. ticketCode=GS%3AWISC%3ABD08%3AJAN%3A&linkID=wisc&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode="> --> Tickets may still be ordered online for Thursdays event in Janesville presented by Charter Communications.
Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez will be joined by many Badger coaches including Bo Ryan, Bret Bielema, Lisa Stone, Mike Eaves, Pete Waite and Mark Johnson. Also in attendance will be 1999 Heisman Trophy winner Ron Dayne, the Voice of the Badgers, Matt Lepay and Bucky Badger, All will be available for autographs, photos and to interact with Badger fans of all ages.
Plus fans can pictures taken with the Paul Bunyan Axe and the NCAA Womens Ice Hockey National Championship trophy. Buckys Locker Room will also be on hand with the latest Badger merchandise available for purchase.
Both events offer some terrific items and Badger memorabilia available in both raffle prizes and in a silent auction including:
Silent Auction Items
- Framed Wisconsin Mens Basketball Jersey signed by the 2008 senior class
- Season tickets to the sport of your choice with signed item from coach of that sport
- Wisconsin Football authentic game ball autographed by had coach Bret Bielema
- Four tickets to a Kohl Center Suite for a mens hockey game (game TBD)
- Beautiful 18X24 canvas photo wrap of Ron Daynes NCAA rushing record breaking run signed by Ron Dayne
- Ultimate Badger Football Game day experience including the opportunity to stand on the sidelines for pre-game. Winner will also follow the team from the locker room to the field and run out with the team kick-off (non-conference game TBD)
- Framed Green Bay Packer jersey autographed by Donald Driver (Green Bay only)
- Framed flag from 2008 Ryder Cup autographed by Ryder Cup Champion and PGA Professional Steve Stricker (Janesville only)
- Opportunity to be a ball kid at a Womens Basketball game (winner must be age 7-12; game TBD)
- Ultimate Badger Weekend Two tickets to mens hockey game vs. Alaska Anchorage on Nov. 13, two tickets to football game vs. Michigan Nov. 14 and two tickets to volleyball vs. Penn State on Nov. 15.
- Pair of tickets to the home mens basketball game vs. Michigan State
- Pair of tickets to the home football game of your choice
- Foursome including cart at University Ridge
The Badger Days tour concludes next Tuesday in Milwaukee at Miller Park. ticketCode=GS%3AWISC%3ABD08%3AMKE%3A&linkID=wisc&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode="> --> Tickets for Badger Day-Milwaukee are still available including the opportunity to receive half-price Brewer tickets.