Aug. 31, 2012
MADISON, Wis. -- UW students, welcome back to campus! The UW Athletic Department hopes you had a great summer and are excited to be back in Madison.
In order to celebrate the start of the school year, we have a series of fun and free events planned to get you ready for the sport season.
The first event is slated for Friday, Sept. 7 at Camp Randall Stadium (enter Gate 10). The “Tailgate and Pep Rally” begins at 5 p.m with free chips and queso to the first 1,000 students courtesy of Qdoba Mexican Grill. Plus, students will have a unique opportunity to have their photo taken on the Camp Randall field at the 50-yardline. Moreover, there will be raffle drawings throughout the event for Best Buy gift cards.
At 6 p.m., a Pep Rally featuring Badger coaches and student-athletes, Bucky Badger, the UW Spirit Squad and the UW Band will begin. Following the Pep Rally, students are invited to attend FREE the 7 p.m. Wisconsin volleyball vs. Drake match in the UW Field House. There will be free Badger rally towels courtesy of adidas, plus more Best Buy gift card drawings.
The series of free events concludes on Sunday with a soccer double-header at the McClimon Complex. The men’s team takes on Georgetown at noon, while the women’s team battles Illinois State at 2:30pm. Students will enjoy free admission, field-level seating, Best Buy gift card drawings and free pizza while supplies last.
UW students should also note that men’s hockey season tickets are currently on sale. Student season ticket holders will receive a free “Crease Creatures” T-shirt with an order courtesy of adidas. Men’s basketball student season tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 a.m. CT online at UWBadgers.com. Adidas will provide “Grateful Red” T-shirts for free with an order.