Get Your Swag on at the DanceBlue-tique!

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 3, 2011)UK DanceBlue DB-tique is now open for business for supporters of DanceBlue who want to by some DB gear for the kids or for themselves! The DB-tique is online at and features T-shirts, sweatshirt, sunglasses and other DanceBlue logo merchandise.

“DanceBlue is the fastest growing dance marathon in the country,” said Matt Dempsey, overall chair for DanceBlue 2011. “In its second year, the DB-tique gives all of our supporters a chance to purchase and wear some of our favorite DB gear.”

In addition to the online store, some merchandise will also be available for purchase at the marathon. The DB-tique will be open from 8 p.m. until midnight on Friday, Feb. 18 and from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19.

Vineyard Vines has also created a signature DanceBlue print available in a tote bag or tie that is available for purchase. Click here for order information. Orders must be placed and paid for by Friday, Feb. 4.

DanceBlue is UK’s 24 hour no-sitting, no-sleeping dance marathon that benefits the Golden Matrix Fund and the Pediatric Oncology Clinic at the Kentucky Children’s Hospital. Now in its sixth year, DanceBlue has raised more than $2 million for pediatric cancer research and children with cancer. Give to DanceBlue here and connect with DanceBlue on Facebook at and on Twitter at

DanceBlue is a program housed in the UK Center for Community Outreach (CCO). The CCO seeks to serve, connect and unite the University of Kentucky with the surrounding community in collaborative efforts to promote life-long community service. For more information about the CCO, visit Connect with the CCO on Facebook here and on Twitter at


Katy Bennett can be reached via email at or via phone at (859) 257-1754, ext. 255.