Cowgirl Basketball Hosts Take A Kid to the Game Celebration On Saturday

Jan. 21, 2005

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Laramie, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming is inviting all area children to attend its upcoming women's basketball game, Jan. 22, 2005, against the, San Diego State Aztecs. Youth will have an opportunity to experience the college game-day atmosphere when the University of Wyoming hosts NCAA® Basketball's 10th Anniversary Take A Kid to the Game® (TAKG) day celebration, Jan. 22, 2005.

There will be a carnival prior to the women's basketball game on Saturday to celebrate Take A Kid to the Game. The carnival is set to begin at noon and run until 1:30 p.m. in the UW Fieldhouse followed by the Cowgirl game against San Diego State at 2:00 p.m. There will be inflatables (Bouncer, Quarterback Challenge, Obstacle Course, Bungee Ball), along with a cookie-walk, go-fish carnival game, lollipop tree, prizes and much more. Admission for the carnival is a ticket to the women's game, which is $3.00 for children and $5.00 for adults.

The University of Wyoming is one of more than 500 institutions across the nation that have come to participate in this campaign that is focused on attracting more of the nation's youth to college games. The Take A Kid to the Game® program is celebrating it's 10th year in the promotion of NCAA® athletics.

Tickets for this special 10th anniversary game are on sale now and can be purchased at the University of Wyoming ticket office by calling 1-800-922-9461.

NCAA Basketball® is a national sponsor of the Take A Kid to the Game program. To learn about other NCAA Basketball initiatives, please visit for more information.

TAKG is a grassroots marketing campaign created by Host Communications, Inc. to encourage alumni and fans to take their kids out to stadiums and arenas to experience intercollegiate athletics. HOST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bull Run Corporation, is a sports, lifestyle and affinity group marketing and management company based in Lexington, KY.