Aug. 20, 2002
The annual Nathan Dougherty Society will be recognized during pregame ceremonies of the MTSU game Sept. 7. Members of the society are also invited to a dinner Friday night at Club LeConte. You should be receiving your invitation by mail within the next couple of weeks.
Wyoming Game Tickets
UT has sold its allotment of tickets, but f you are interested in purchasing tickets for the season opener Aug. 31 Tennessee-Wyoming game in Nashville you may do so by calling Ticket Master at 615-255-9600.
Single Game Tickets
Individial game tickets remain for Tennessee's final home game against Kentucky Nov. 30 remain available. Tickets are $38 each for all home games.
Fans may purchase tickets online or by phone and over-the-counter sales at the athletic department ticket office in Thompson-Boling Arena Monday-Friday (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (EDT).
Phone and over-the-counter sales at the athletic department
ticket office in Thompson-Boling Arena began Monday, Aug. 5 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30
Tickets are $38 each for all home games. Tickets for the Mississippi State game at Starkville are $30, while tickets for UT's games at Nashville against Wyoming (Aug. 31) and Vanderbilt (Nov. 23) are priced at $50 each.
The UTAD Ticket Office phone numbers are (865) 656-1200 for local calls and 1-800-332-VOLS for calls outside the Knoxville area.
VASF Day has been set this year for Saturday, September 28, prior to the Rutgers game, in Thompson-Boling Arena. Festivities will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will continue until 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event will be mailed out to VASF donors towards the end of August. We look forward to seeing you there!
Season Basketball Season Tickets
Applications for season tickets will be mailed in August. Any VASF donor wishing to improve their seating should return a request with their season ticket application.
Remember to renew your basketball season tickets online at UTSports.com for a chance to win valuable prizes
If you do not currently have tickets but would like to purchase them for the first time, please contact the VASF Office at (865) 974-1218.
PREGAME DESTINATION - VOLUNTEER VILLAGE
Take a break from pre-game tailgating and venture over to enjoy Volunteer Village. Located at the Humanities Plaza across from the Torch Bearer on Volunteer Blvd., Volunteer Village opens three and one half hours prior to kick-off. Open rain or shine, Volunteer Village provides entertainment for every member of the family.
Kids are sure to get their exercise on the various inflatable games while everyone will enjoy live music bands provided by WIVK. Fans will have the opportunity to participate in WIVK's Saturday Morning Sports Talk, Football Digest, Football Finals, and SEC Notebook programs as part of WIVK's first ever live remote. Here is a sneak preview of the live entertainment for September:
September 7 (Middle Tennessee) - Wild Blue
September 21 (Florida) - Chill Billies
September 28 (Rutgers) - WIVK Personality, Colleen, singing
Fans will have the opportunity to get an autograph or get their picture taken with their favorite Lady Vol or Vol team member as various teams are slated to make an appearance at Volunteer Village throughout the season. Food options will be plentiful as your favorite locals restaurants will be on hand selling pre-game food items while Coca-Cola products will also be available for purchase.
Also highlighting the entertainment of Volunteer Village is the Vol Walk. Beginning two hours prior to kickoff, the area boasts a prime vantage point to watch the 2002 Volunteers and the Pride of the Southland Marching Band make their journey to the stadium.
We look forward to seeing YOU there before each home game!
JR. VOLS CLUB BREAKING NEWS
The Jr. Vols Club has a brand new look this year! Over the summer the Lady Vol Kids Club merged with the Jr. Vols Club creating one new exciting kids club exclusive to young Lady Vol and Vol fans. Membership is open to children in the eighth grade and under.
Shoney's is the proud title sponsor of the Jr. Vols Club. Boasting 20 locations in the Knoxville area, Jr. Vols' members receive special offers when dining at Shoney's as well as a birthday card from Shoney Bear and Jr. Smokey. Joining Shoney's in sponsoring the Jr. Vols Club are WIVK, The News-Sentinel, Comcast, HoundDogs, and the UT Medical Center.
Jr. Smokey sports a hip, fresh look in the brand new Jr. Vols Club logo guaranteed to attract new members. Pictured above the logo will be seen on all official Jr. Vols Club t-shirts, newsletters, and cards.
New opportunities for 2002 include touring the Lady Vol and Vol basketball locker rooms, an exclusive Jr. Vols Club pizza party at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, the opportunity to purchase a birthday party package at a men's or women's athletic event, and an invitation to Junior Vols Day at the Orange and White football scrimmage. Additional benefits are highlighted in the Jr. Vols Club ad.
Membership costs $25 for
the first child, and only $20 for each additional child. To join the Jr. Vols
Club, please call 865-974-1734
or visit UTSports.com.