Tent City 2015: Camp Out for Big Blue Madness Tix

Tent City 2015: Camp Out for Big Blue Madness Tix


It’s been a rainy campout for Big Blue Nation for 2015 tickets to Big Blue Madness.

If you thought last year’s Big Blue Madness Campout outside Memorial Coliseum was wild and over-the-top, think again.

In yet another example of how passionate the fan base is and just how fanatical they are about their Cats, fans camped out days in advance to get a spot to yes, campout more and get a free ticket to Big Blue Madness.

Then insanity ensued. 

And the fun has started at the #BBMCampout! A video posted by Kentucky Men’s Basketball (@kentuckymbb) on

And things got a little weird. 

Within three hours, camping space reached capacity and tent city status was achieved.

Even torrential rain couldn’t stop the fans. 

And here’s a little more weirdness.

This year’s BBM Campout also had a live broadcast show, Tent City Live. Coach Cal, the players and Matt Jones all made guest appearances. 

We have the best fans in the country #bbn

A video posted by Skal Labissiere (@skallywally) on

The players also became pizza delivery men for the night. 

Fans can get tickets to Big Blue Madness on October 2 at 10 p.m. at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows and online at Ticketmaster.com. Big Blue Madness is the first open practice for UK’s 2015-16 men’s and women’s basketball teams and is October 16 at 7 p.m. 

All Big Blue Madness tickets are free again this year. Fans can expect introductions of both the men’s and women’s basketball teams, practice drills, a scrimmage and more. Broadcast info hasn’t been announced yet.

UK’s basketball season begins November 2 with an exhibition against Ottawa.

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