Kentucky Football Fan Day set for Saturday Aug. 6


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LEXINGTON – The University of Kentucky football program’s annual Fan Day has been set for Saturday, Aug. 6. The event will feature an autograph session with players and coaches, followed by an open practice. Admission and parking for the event are free of charge.

Fan Day festivities will begin at 9 a.m. in Nutter Field House, where the entire Kentucky football team will sign autographs. The autograph session will last until 10:15 a.m.

Following autographs, fans will be able to watch one of Kentucky’s first practices of fall camp at the practice fields next to the new Kentucky Football Training Facility, unveiled to players last week. Practice is tentatively scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and last until approximately 12:30 p.m. Fans will be allowed to enter 20 minutes prior to the start of practice.

Nutter Field House doors will open at 9 a.m. The autograph session is inside Nutter Field House.

The 2016 Kentucky football posters and schedule cards will be available at Nutter Field House.

To help the autograph session lines move along fans are asked to limit autographs to one autograph per person and to not pose for pictures with players or coaches.

Autographs will end at 10:15 a.m. and fans are invited to attend an open practice at the practice fields next to the Kentucky Football Training Facility. Practice is tentatively scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. and last until approximately 12:30 p.m. Fans will be allowed to enter 20 minutes prior to the start of practice.

Parking will be available in the Glenn Hyundai Blue Lot adjacent to Commonwealth Stadium and Nutter Field House.

Fan Day will conclude the opening week of fall camp for the Kentucky football team. The Wildcats will report to camp on Aug. 4 and participate in media day on Aug. 5. UK is preparing for its 2016 season opener vs. Southern Miss, which will kick off at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 in Commonwealth Stadium.

Season tickets for UK’s seven home games and single-game tickets for both home and away games are available at UKFootballTix.com.

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