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Heroes’ Day Set for Sept. 7 vs. Eastern Michigan

Free tickets for heroes through GovX

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football’s annual Heroes’ Day game is set for the Wildcats’ home game vs. Eastern Michigan at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 7 at Kroger Field.

UK Athletics is proud to honor all active and reserve members of the armed forces along with police, firefighters and first responders on Heroes’ Day and offer one complimentary game ticket to each hero. New in 2019, Heroes’ Day tickets will be available through GovX instead of in person as in previous seasons.

Through this new partnership with GovX, UK Athletics is pleased to offer members of eligible Heroes’ Day groups one complimentary ticket to the game in addition to specially priced guest tickets by purchasing, while supplies last. This offer is exclusively available online through GovX in advance of game day. UK Athletics will continue to honor these groups throughout the 2019 season by extending specially priced ticket offers through GovX to all home football games, while supplies last. Click here to learn more about Kentucky’s partnership with GovX.

Among the tentative plans for Heroes’ Day are a football-field sized American flag for the national anthem, which will be presented by the UK Air Force ROTC and UK Army ROTC, recognition of personnel throughout the game and military VIPs in attendance.

Season tickets are still available at starting at $280 apiece. Fans are able to use the Kentucky Football Virtual Venue to view and compare available seat locations and experience a 360-degree virtual view from the seats inside Kroger Field.

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