Dec. 11, 2009
MADISON, Wis. -- Badger fans are invited to celebrate with the team and coaching staff at the Wisconsin Football Awards Show tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Kohl Center. Admission is free.
Those who cannot attend the event in-person can watch the live stream on UWBadgers.com.
A brand new event designed for fans of all ages, the Wisconsin Football Awards Show will feature presentations of the program's post-season awards including Rookie of the Year, Scholastic Player of the Year, Badger Power Award, Team MVP and more.
For the first-time ever, fans will have a voice in the awards as well. Fans will have the opportunity to vote and select the winner of the Play of the Year which will be announced at the Awards Show. The nominees were posted Monday morning on UWBadgers.com and voting runs through 5 p.m. CT on Thursday. Five fans will be selected at random to each receive a $100 gift card to Best Buy just for voting. Check out the photo gallery from the selected plays here.
The program will include addresses from the team captains and head coach Bret Bielema. The evening will conclude with an exciting video tribute to the regular season and this year's senior class.
UW students in attendance will have the opportunity to register to win a trip for two to the Champs Sports Bowl, paid for by Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema. The package includes air and hotel accommodations, game tickets, transportation to and from the game and a gift card courtesy of Best Buy. Students must register at the award show and present a student ID to be eligible and must be present at the award show to win.