Bulldog Basketball Hosts Annual Take a Kid to the Game Night

Jan. 29, 2009 -

The University of Redlands is pleased to announce that the annual NCAA Basketball® Take a Kid to the Game Night will take place on Saturday, February 7. The Bulldog basketball teams will host the Poets of Whittier College in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) doubleheader in Currier Gym. The women tip off at 5 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.

Any adult accompanied by a child, age 18 and under, will receive free admission into both games. All children are automatically admitted free.

"We are excited to once again serve as hosts to the NCAA Basketball® Take a Kid to the Game program,” said Director of Athletics Jeff Martinez. "We look forward to sharing the experience of collegiate basketball with the young people of our community.”

The Take a Kid to the Game celebration is an NCAA-sponsored event and will feature fun halftime games and prizes for the kids.

The University of Redlands is hosting one of more than 700 games that will be played across the nation this season as part of the Take a Kid to the Game program. TAKG is a grassroots marketing campaign created by IMG College to encourage alumni and fans to take their kids out to local arenas to experience intercollegiate athletics.

NCAA Basketball® is a national sponsor of the Take a Kid to the Game program. To learn about other NCAA Basketball initiatives, please visitĀ for more information.

Contact: Rachel RocheĀ (909) 748-8418 (Phone)


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