University of Kentucky

Athletic Ticket Opportunities

The UK Alumni Association occasionally has tickets available to UK basketball, football and Olympic sports contests for dues-paying members of the association. The tickets available will depend on the demand for a particular game and the time of year when you try to order tickets. Orders are usually filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE SEE THE STEPS AT THE END OF THIS PAGE BEFORE TRYING TO ORDER TICKETS.


2016 UK Football Tickets

The UK Alumni Association’s tickets for dues-paying members to the 2016 UK football games may be ordered at this link 2016 UK Football Ticket Order Form. Seat location is not known until the tickets are received from the UK Ticket Office. Tickets have been on sale since March 9, 2016. Advance notice of this live sale date is not sent to members. The date of when tickets will be available for purchase is posted on this page, and you are encouraged to check here for information. Occasionally, additional tickets may become available during the season, and when this happens an email is usually sent to individuals who have submitted a Wait List order. In addition, some of the association’s alumni clubs receive allotments of tickets and send email notices when they are available.


2016-17 UK Men’s Basketball Tickets
Rupp Arena Games

The UK Alumni Association’s tickets for dues-paying members to the 2016-17 UK Rupp Arena basketball games may be ordered at this link 2016-17 UK Basketball Tickets Order Form. Advance notice of this live sale date is not sent to members. Occasionally, additional tickets may become available during the season, and when this happens an email is usually sent to individuals who have submitted a Wait List order. In addition, some of the association’s alumni clubs receive allotments of tickets and send email notices when they are available. The tickets are usually located in sections 36, 37, 39 or 40. The association attempts to provide two (2) Rupp Arena tickets per member annually. The association does not receive any tickets for SEC away games.

State Farm Champions Classic, New York, NY
The UK Alumni Association may possibly receive a limited number of tickets to the UK vs. Michigan State and Duke vs. Kansas games on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in New York, NY. The deadline for submitting orders was Friday, September 30 at 12:00 p.m.

Atlantis Bahamas Showcase
The UK Alumni Association will not have tickets available to this game. The Atlantis Bahamas Showcase will be held Monday, November 28 in the Imperial Ballroom at the all-inclusive Atlantis Resort at Paradise Island, Bahamas. The showcase will feature Kentucky vs. Arizona State. Ticket prices start at $99. Tickets are now on sale to season ticket holders and the general public directly through the Atlantis Resort by calling 1-888-877-7525. For more information, click here.

CBS Sports Classic, Las Vegas, NV
The UK Alumni Association may possibly receive a limited number of tickets to the UK vs. North Carolina and UCLA vs. Ohio State games on Saturday, December 17, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. The deadline for submitting orders was Friday, September 30 at 12:00 p.m.

Barclays Center UK vs. Hofstra, Brooklyn, NY
The UK Alumni Association will not have tickets available to this game.

Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival
The UK Alumni Association will not have tickets available to this game. The Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival will be held Sunday, December 11 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The doubleheader features Kentucky vs. Hofstra followed by LIU Brooklyn vs. St. Johns. Tickets will go on sale in September to both season ticket holders and the general public through Ticketmaster.com or by calling the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.

2017 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament, Nashville, TN
The UK Alumni Association will not have tickets available to this game.

2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament
Information related to tickets will be posted on this webpage when it is available.

2016 UK Olympic Sport Tickets

The UK Alumni Association provides to members complimentary tickets for the following UK Olympic sports: volleyball, baseball, gymnastics and women’s basketball. Any notices about ticket availability will probably be delivered by e-mail only, so be sure that you provide us with your correct e-mail address.


What are the steps for me to order basketball or football tickets?

  1. If you are both a dues-paying member of the UK Alumni Association and a registered member of My Wildcat Community, follow these steps:
    • Click on the link above for the tickets of interest.
    • Log In to your Wildcat Community to access the online Order Form.
  2. If you are not a dues-paying member of the UK Alumni Association join here Membership Page and return to step #1. If you join online, you will immediately be able to register in the My Wildcat Community. However, if you try to join by phone or mail, it could take up to two to three business days from the time your membership is processed for your record to be recognized as a member.
  3. If you are not a registered member of the My Wildcat Community register here My Wildcat Community Registration and follow these steps:
    • Click the Register for My Wildcat Community link at the top of the page.
    • Enter your First Name and Last Name where asked and click Find.
    • Select your name and click Next.
    • Enter your Alumni ID and Verify (find it on your Membership Card, Kentucky Alumni magazine label, event notice label, etc. or call the number below)
    • Scroll down page to Password Requirements in blue and enter New Password and User Name and scroll to bottom of page and click Continue.
    • Return to step #1.
We welcome your feedback and encourage you to contact us at nculp@email.uky.edu if you have any questions or concerns regarding the ticket opportunities.

TICKET SCALPING NOTICE

If sufficient evidence is received by the UK Athletics Association that tickets assigned to you were sold for greater than the face value of the ticket, even if criminal charges are not filed against you, the UK Alumni Association, your local club, and you as an individual may permanently lose the privilege to purchase those and other tickets in future years. If any tickets assigned to you have been posted on any Internet ticket broker site or sold without your approval please contact those individuals.
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