Madness Tickets Plan Announced

Kentucky on Tuesday announced ticket distribution plans for this year’s Big Blue Madness.

Fans wishing to camp out and line up for tickets at Memorial Coliseum can begin doing so at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Distribution will begin on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 7 a.m.

Big Blue Madness is scheduled to be held Friday, Oct. 17, at Rupp Arena.

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University officials said portable restroom facilities will be provided for Big Blue Madness campers, but permanent, wooden-type structures, portable generators, propane tanks or other open flames used in cooking are prohibited on the grounds due to safety concerns. Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products are also not permitted.

Fans must obtain control cards (one per person) at the distribution. Based on availability, control cards will not be available after 7 a.m. on Sept. 20, and all persons with a card must be in line by 7 a.m.

Tickets will also be available online at and

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