UW and NCAA Host Take a Kid to the Game Carnival on Saturday

Feb. 8, 2007

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming Athletics Department is hosting the seventh annual Take a Kid to the Game carnival in conjunction with the NCAA on Saturday, Feb. 10, in the UniWyo Sports Complex.

The event starts at 12:00 p.m. with a pre-game carnival which will be followed by the Cowgirls hosting the UNLV Lady Rebels at 2:00 p.m.

An appearance will be made by the official NCAA basketball mascot, J.J. Jumper and Cowgirl head coach, Joe Legerski.

"I feel this is a great opportunity for young people and their families to meet the Cowgirls and be a part of the carnival, as well as Take a Kid to the Game," said Legerski.

The pre-game carnival runs from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., and admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children 18 and under. Admission to the carnival also includes a ticket to the game. The first 350 kids will receive free admission to the game and carnival courtesy of Pepsi Kids Day.

Tickets can be picked up on first-served basis starting at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the game at the main UW Ticket Office in the Arena Auditorium. UW Kid's Club members can reserve their tickets in advance by calling the UW Ticket Office at (307) 766-4850 or 1-800-922-9461. For more information contact, Jen Kost at (307) 766-5236.