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Tailgate With UK Alumni at Mississippi State Game

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 13, 2017) University of Kentucky football fans heading to the game against Mississippi State University on Saturday, Oct. 21, can take advantage of a chance to tailgate with fellow UK alumni and friends before the Wildcats face the Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium.

The UK Alumni Association will host a tailgate from 12:30-2:30 p.m. CDT, at the old intramural fields on Stone Boulevard, just south of the intersection with Bully Boulevard, next to the Fresh Food Company on the MSU campus in Starkville.

The tailgate will feature a lunch buffet with chicken tenders, pork tenderloin sandwiches and more. The UK Pep Band and UK Cheerleaders are scheduled to stop by. UK Alumni Association members will receive a special gift and all participants will be eligible for prizes and giveaways.

The cost is $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers, $10 for students and includes admission to the event and pregame buffet. Admission is free for children ages 10 and under. A limited number of walk-ups will be admitted at the event, but only while food supplies last.

Go to to register. For information, contact Jack Gallt at or 859-257-3801.

The UK Alumni Association is a membership supported organization committed to fostering lifelong engagement among alumni, friends, the association and the university. For more information about the UK Alumni Association or to become a member, visit or call 1-800-269-2586.

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