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Big Blue Madness campout 2016 update

Big Blue Madness Campout 2016 will once again feature “Tent City Live.”

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NCAA Basketball: Kentucky Big Blue Madness Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

UK has announced that Big Blue Madness 2016 tickets will be made available on Friday, Sept. 30 at 10 p.m. at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Avenue of Champions and online at

As for the campout, UK says that space will be limited to fans wishing to line up ahead of time for tickets. At the request of campus public safety officials, fans wishing to line up ahead of time at Memorial Coliseum for ticket distribution are asked to do so no earlier than 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

At that time, campers are expected to be courteous to their fellow Wildcat fans and use caution when crossing Avenue of Champions and Rose Street over to the Memorial Coliseum and Joe Craft Center blocks to occupy a spot in line.

UK has also announced that the UK Sports Network will once again produce live video stream coverage of Big Blue Madness Campout with the airing of “Tent City Live.” The live stream will air Thursday, Sept. 29 from 7-10 p.m. ET on Fans can also tune in to 630 WLAP-AM to listen to the radio broadcast of the show.

A limited number of control cards will be issued to those camped out on Friday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. In a change from previous years, fans will receive a maximum of two tickets per control card Friday night. No more than four control cards will be distributed to each tent.

Fans with control cards are encouraged to start lining up for Friday night’s ticket distribution by 8:30 p.m. All fans must be present to obtain their control cards and only one control card per person will be accepted at distribution.

Like last year, the ticket distribution will take place on Friday night both at the Memorial Coliseum ticket windows on Avenue of Champions and online at

Big Blue Madness 2016 takes place Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. on the SEC Network.

Go here for all the details on Big Blue Madness Campout 2016.