Parking and admission are free The Wildcat Refuge play area for children will open at 11 a.m. at its usual location outside Gate 9 The varsity will play all four quarters of the game. The game will be played in an offense vs. defense format with a special scoring system. The annual flag football event with the UK alumni will be held during halftime. Lexington's Big Blue Sports Network affiliate, WLAP Radio (630 on the AM dial), will have extensive coverage of the Blue/White Game.
Blue/White Game to Feature Collection for the Mike Lyden Fund: At the end of the first quarter of the Blue/White Game, buckets will be passed through the stands for fans who would like to contribute to the Mike Lyden Fund.
Lyden, coach of the University of Kentucky men's and women's diving teams since 1993, has lung cancer. The Lyden Fund has been established to help Mike and his family while he battles the disease.
Despite the serious illness, Lyden continues to coach the Kentucky divers. With Lyden's guidance, junior Taryn Ignacio won the 2006 NCAA platform diving title, UK's first-ever individual national champion. During his career, Lyden's divers have earned 47 All-America honors, won 11 Southeastern Conference individual championships, and been NCAA runner-up twice. Lyden is an eight-time SEC Coach of the Year, including the 2006 season.
Season-Ticket Renewal Deadline is April 21: The deadline for renewal of Kentucky football season tickets is Friday, April 21. Tickets may be renewed over the Internet at ukathletics.com, in-person at the UK Athletics Ticket Office at Memorial Coliseum, or by mail.
In addition, fans may bring their renewals to the Blue/White Spring Football Game on April 22. UK ticket-office personnel will be available to accept renewals from noon to 2 p.m. at the ticket booth outside Gate 4 of the stadium