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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue women’s basketball announced its 2017-18 promotional schedule Friday, unveiling a variety of giveaways, ticket discounts and activities for fans of all ages. The Boilermakers will continue their Celebrate Sunday ticket package for the six Sunday home games, which includes four tickets for $20, and will also renew Boilermaker Kids Club Sundays, offering free admission to club members.
The action kicks off Sunday, Nov. 5, with an exhibition game against the University of Saint Francis, set for 2 p.m. ET in Mackey Arena. Both Sunday ticket offers will be in effect, while fans with a ticket stub from Saturday’s Purdue football game vs. Illinois are eligible for a $2 general admission ticket. The regular-season home opener follows on Wednesday, Nov. 15, as the Boilermakers host Miami (Ohio) for a 7 p.m. tip. This will be the first opportunity for fans to get their hands on the 2017-18 schedule poster and schedule magnets.
The Boilermakers will reward their season ticket holders on Saturday, Nov. 18, vs. Lamar, sending them two free ticket vouchers to bring friends with them to the game. Additional tickets for the 1 p.m. start will be available for just $5.
Another Sunday ticket special opportunity awaits on Dec. 3 vs. Ball State, and the Boilermakers will feature a Salute to Service promotion for the Friday, Dec. 8, tilt against Valparaiso. In an effort to honor all active and retired service staff (military, police, fire, first responders and hospital staff) by offering them $2 tickets with identification.
The Boilermakers’ first Big Ten Network appearance of the season is set for Sunday, Dec.10, vs. Ohio and will include a Star Wars Day celebration and a canned food drive. In conjunction with the release of the latest Star Wars film and fans who bring a canned food item will received a special edition Purdue women’s basketball Star Wars themed poster.
Sunday, Dec. 17, Purdue hosts Eastern Washington for another Big Ten Network contest, and the Boilermakers will celebrate the holiday season. Fans who bring a stuffed animal to donate will receive a $2 ticket and can participate in the teddy bear toss, with all of the toys to be donated to the Lafayette Salvation Army.
The Boilermakers will offer $5 tickets for Fan Appreciation Night on Monday, Dec. 18, against UT Martin at 6:30 p.m. and the Wednesday, Dec. 20, game vs. Saint Mary’s is Education Day, welcoming elementary school students from across the state to Mackey Arena for just $2 each.
Purdue hosts its Big Ten Conference opener on New Year’s Eve, hosting Wisconsin for a 2 p.m. tip. The Boilermakers will honor competitors from the Special Olympics with a halftime presentation, in addition to a wheelchair basketball game, offer free tickets to elementary and middle school students with all A’s on their report cards and host a New Year’s Eve-themed Boilerpalooza. The first Boilerpalooza event of the season brings a pregame carnival atmosphere to Cardinal Court for fans. The festival includes a giant inflatables, face painting, prize giveaways, karaoke and appearances by the Purdue spirit squad and Purdue Pete. The first home game of 2018 will be Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night, offering $5 tickets against Rutgers on Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m.
The first 500 Purdue students to arrive at the Thursday, Jan. 18, tilt vs. Northwestern will receive a free stein, and all Boarding Pass holders can earn 300 points in their reward app.
Sunday, Jan. 28, will be a special day in Mackey Arena as the Boilermakers welcome home their alumni, honor a special member of the group and host Purdue’s 11th-annual Pink Zone game in support of cancer awareness. The first 2,000 fans at the game will receive a free bobblehead of 1999 NCAA Final Four MVP Ukari Figgs, making her the fourth Purdue women’s basketball great to be immortalized as a bobblehead. Figgs and her fellow alumnae will be honored at halftime, in addition to all fans in attendance who have battled or are fighting cancer. The Boilermakers’ pink uniforms that they will wear that day will be auctioned off with proceeds benefitting the Community Cancer Network. Fans seated in the lower bowl will also receive a free, pink “Rise Together” t-shirt.
The Boilermakers welcome archrival Indiana to Mackey on Monday, Feb. 12, and will host their annual Blackout, encouraging all fans to wear black to the game. The first 1,000 fans will receive a free t-shirt and the Purdue Greek house to bring the most fans to the game will receive $1,500 to the charity of their choice.
The Boilermakers’ game vs. Illinois on Wednesday, Feb. 21, features an exciting opportunity for local middle school and high school musicians, as the group that sells the most tickets to the game will have the opportunity to perform in Mackey Arena at halftime.
The regular season concludes Saturday, Feb. 24, vs. Michigan State as the Boilermakers will host a National Girls and Women in Sport celebration, welcome the local Girl Scout troops to the arena and honor senior Andreona Keys with a postgame presentation. All youth tickets for the season finale will be $2.
For more information on tickets and promotions, contact the ticket office at 1-800-49SPORT, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Purdue women host their first fan event of the year Sunday, Oct. 1, opening up Mackey Arena to season ticket holders for autographs with the team at 11 a.m. in the J Nine Club. Following the event, fans are welcome to stick around and watch an open practice from noon - 2:30.