Nov. 29, 2009
MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Athletic Department could be a one-stop shopping adventure for the sports fans on your list. Head to UWBadgers.com to find books, posters, cards, Hall of Fame brick walk opportunities, athletic event tickets, University Ridge Gift Certificates, Badger merchandise, photos of UW sports, auctions and much more.
Books on the Badgers are always popular and there is quite a selection found in the UW historical books section. Wisconsin's sports history is brilliantly brought to life by such titles as Third Down and a War to Go, Tales of the Wisconsin Badgers, Always a Badger: The Story of Pat Richter, Lords of the Ring, and Don't Flinch among others. You can also find a link to the newest book celebrating the 10th anniversary of Wisconsin's last Heisman Trophy winner, Ron Dayne, and the Dayne Game.
Badger merchandise is available online or in person at Bucky's Locker Room. There are two locations at Camp Randall Stadium and the Kohl Center.
Photos make a great gift and you can find a photo of campus or of the sport you love from hundreds of great photos at the Wisconsin Photo Store. There are also a number of unique auction items available here.
The UW ticket page has easy-to-order online convenience for tickets to Badger events (men's basketball is soldout). You may also order beautiful game programs for football, men's hockey and men's and women's basketball here.
The Culvers Camp Randall Hockey Classic on Feb. 6, 2010, is sure to be on every Badger fan's wish list. This extraordinary experience features both the men's and women's hockey teams in an outdoor compeition at Camp Randall Stadium. Group and individual tickets are still available for this once-in-a-lifetime event.
For the hard-to-shop for fan, how about purchasing one of four sizes of bricks in the UW Athletics Hall of Fame brick walk, located in front of the Camp Randall Memorial Sports Center. Bricks are a great way to recognize families, alumni or your favorite Badger memory.
Or for the golfer in the family, how about a gift certificate to University Ridge Golf Course?
You can still order great art from the 1920s, '30s and '40s with the vintage poster and cards series available exclusively on UWBadgers.com. The order form may be phoned in by calling 608-262-1811, and shipping is free.
This holiday season, give the Badger in your life the happiest holiday of all by shopping at UWBadgers.com.
Tamara J. Flarup
Wisconsin Athletic Communications