Highlighted by a Nickelodeon star and an appearance in Rupp Arena, the Kentucky gymnastics released its full promotional schedule for the 2018 season on Tuesday.
Each match will feature free pizza for all students, and a special edition Kentucky Gymnastics American Doll given away to select fans.
Kentucky’s annual Excite Night, presented by Bluegrass Orthopedics, will take place in Rupp Arena for the first time in program history. UK will look to put 10,000 fans inside Rupp Arena when the Wildcats face Southeast Missouri, Ball State and George Washington. Nickelodeon’s Lizzy Greene from the hit television show Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn will be in attendance. Kentucky’s nationally recognized cheer and dance will sign autographs before the meet, and the UK Gymnastics team will sign autographs after the meet. 5,000 light up pom-poms will given away, and the concourse will have face painting, a photo booth and more for fans.
In the five days leading up to Excite Night presented by Bluegrass Orthopedics, one special edition American Girl doll will be given away on social media.
The second home meet of the year against Florida on Jan. 19 will be student night, featuring DanceBlue and other student organizations. Help kick cancer by raising awareness and money for pediatric cancer.
On Feb. 9, UK will host Georgia, and Kentucky invites all father and daughters to spend the Friday before Valentine’s day with a special date night designed around them.
Kentucky’s meet on Feb. 23 against Missouri is youth night. Tickets are $1 for ages 6-18, and all Junior Wildcat Club members will receive free admission, and are able to bring one additional guest free of charge. In addition to discounted admission, kids will be able to get their hands on a Kentucky gymnastics coloring book.
The final home meet of the year on March 2nd against Ohio State is senior night. Come honor Kentucky’s seniors and get another chance at a Kentucky Gymnastics Coloring Book Giveaway.
For complete news and updates on the Kentucky Gymnastics program, go to UKathletics.com. Season tickets can be found on UKathletics.com/Tickets. News and updates on the team can also be found on Twitter at @UKGymnastics and at @UKCoachGarrison and Facebook at Facebook.com/UKGymnastics.
For more information contact:
Mike Scholze


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