Varsity Club

    Final 2013 Tailgate Tour Event Set for August 22 at Memorial Stadium

    Go Hoosiers!
    Go Hoosiers!

    Go Hoosiers!

    Aug 14, 2013

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - IU Athletics has announced details for the 2013 IU Athletics Tailgate Tour's final event at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington on Thursday, August 22. The event will feature Football Head Coach Kevin Wilson, Baseball Head Coach Tracy Smith, Volleyball Head Coach Sherry Dunbar and Athletic Director Fred Glass. The emcee for the evening will be legendary sportscaster and  "Voice of the Hoosiers" Don Fischer.

    The Tailgate Tour is an opportunity for Hoosier fans to support IU Athletics and learn about the success of student-athletes both on and off the field. It also allows IU's head coaches to provide insights on the 2013-2014 athletic seasons.

    The Memorial Stadium Tailgate Tour event will occur 5:30-7:30 p.m. near the south end zone of the field. A special feature of this year's event will be an opportunity for fans to get an inside look at the 2013-14 IU football team from the sidelines. Head Coach Wilson will direct the team in several practice drills and explain how the team is preparing for the season and their first home game on August 29th against Indiana State. 

    Guests will enjoy game day food and drinks. A cash bar will also be available. Advanced tickets are available for $10 for IU Alumni Association, I Association and Varsity Club members, $15 for nonmembers.

    In addition to remarks by head coaches and Athletic Director Glass, the event will feature inflatable games for the kids, opportunities for autographs, photos with the Men's Basketball Big Ten, Baseball Big Ten and Men's Soccer national championship trophies, and merchandise. Guests will also have an opportunity to purchase 2013 football season tickets at the event.

    Tickets for the Bloomington event can be purchased in advance online through the IU Alumni Association website:

    The Bloomington tour stop is being organized by the IU Varsity Club; IU Alumni Association; I Association; and the Monroe County Chapter of the IU Alumni Association. The 2013 Tailgate Tour is presented by Smithville and sponsored in part by Visit Bloomington and Perfect Parties and Events.

    Proceeds from the tour benefit Indiana University and the student-athlete scholarship fund. For more information, please contact the IU Varsity Club at (812) 855-0866 or Up-to-date tour details and registration information can also be found on the Tailgate Tour web site.

    About the IU Varsity Club

    Established in 1954, the Varsity Club serves as the development arm of IU Athletics. Through its fundraising efforts, the Varsity Club enables student-athletes in 24 varsity sports to receive quality academic and athletic experiences at Indiana University.

    Varsity Club donors support student-athletes through contributions for scholarships, facility projects, renovations and improvements. Annual giving donors are eligible for special benefits and priority points used for preferred seating at football and men's basketball games. To learn more about the IU Varsity Club, visit



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