Sweet 16 fun for UT fans

Join the Tennessee Vols this week in Charlotte, North Carolina for NCAA Regional play. The UTAA will host Big Orange Tailgate Tour for all alumni, friends and fans of UT.

The fun begins on Thursday and will continue on Saturday, if the Vols advance. The Big Orange Tailgate Tour - NCAA Edition will be held, Thursday (4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. ET) at the official UT alumni headquarters, Dixie's Tavern (301 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202). The location is only 1/2 block from the arena! Admission is free! Dixie's Tavern will be serving food and drinks from its menu.

If the Vols advance, the BOTT will return to Dixie's Tavern, three hours before tip off of the Regional Championship game on Saturday. The BOTT will end one hour before tip off.

The Big Orange Tailgate Tour will include a full pep rally with the UT pep band, cheerleaders and Smokey in attendance. Food can be ordered from the Dixie Tavern menu. Door prizes will be given away during the event.

Big Orange Tailgate Tour - Vols Edition:

Thursday, March 27, 4:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. (ET)

*Saturday, March 29 (three hours before tip off).

*Contingent on the Vols advancing in the NCAA Tournament.

The full schedule can be found at www.utalumni.tennessee.edu/bottmen.html

For more information, please contact Kris Phillips at the Tennessee Alumni Association, 865-974-3011.

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