Big Blue Madness tickets go on sale Oct. 1, camping starts Sept. 28

Tickets for Big Blue Madness will go on sale Oct. 1. starting at 7 a.m., UK Athletics announced.

They will be available at the Memorial Coliseum ticket office or online at or

Fans can start camping outside Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7 a.m., at the request of campus public safety officials.

According to the release, control cards will be issued to those camped out on Friday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. ET.  Fans are encouraged to start lining up for Saturday morning’s ticket distribution between 4-5 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Tickets are free again this year with a limit of two tickets per person at Memorial Coliseum.  Online orders will have a minimal service fee attached with a limit of two tickets per household.

Safety concerns will prohibit the use of permanent, wooden-type structures, and propane tanks or other open flames used in cooking. Alcoholic beverages or tobacco products are not permitted, according to the release.