March 1, 2014
MADISON, Wis. -- The Badgers are headed to the Final Four. Are you following them? Make plans to join other Badger fans for the official Badger fan event in Texas. Wisconsin Athletics, in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Wisconsin Alumni Association are hosting a “Final Four Tailgate and Pep Rally” on Saturday, April 5 from noon to 3 p.m. in advance of the Badgers’ national semi-final game vs. Kentucky. The event will be held in Exhibit Halls 1-4 of the Arlington Convention Center. Enter Main Entrance Gate A. Admission is free.
Join fellow Badger fans for food, beverages and Badger spirit. A wide range of food options will be available for purchase. Additionally, a cash bar featuring water, soda, beer and wine will be offered. The UW Spirit Squad, UW Band, and Bucky Badger will also be on hand to perform. Plus, special guests including former Badger great, Michael Finley are scheduled to appear.
Free parking is available at the Arlington Convention Center, while supplies last. Please note that the Arlington Convention Center is located approximately a half-mile from AT&T Stadium. Transportation to and from the stadium is not available.
Following the UW’s “Final Four Tailgate and Pep Rally,” fans are encouraged to attend the NCAA’s “Tailgate Tip-Off” located in the East Plaza of AT&T Stadium. The event is free with a game ticket and features food and beverages and live entertainment.
Badger fans are also reminded the team will conduct an open practice at AT&T Stadium on Friday, April 4 from 3-3:50 p.m. The open practice is free to attend. All fans are welcome.
Additionally, the NCAA is hosting a number of events surrounding the Final Four including Bracket Town, the March Madness Music Festival and Final Four Friday.
As the tournament progresses, additional fan events may be added throughout the weekend. Fans are encouraged to follow @UWBadgers or @BadgerMBB on Twitter to receive the latest updates.