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2019 Women's Basketball Pre-game Fan Fest

Women's Basketball Fan Fest 2019

Calendar Calendar post – Sunday, March 3, 2019 I 12:30pm - 4pm I Memorial Practice Gym 
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Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to cheer on the Vanderbilt Commodores Women's Basketball team as they take on the Florida Gators on Sunday, March 3. The free Employee Appreciation event begins with a Fan Fest at 12:30 p.m. in the Memorial Practice Gym, followed by the game at 2 p.m. Tickets are required and will need to be reserved in advance.

Pre-game Fan Fest (12:30 - 1:50 p.m.)

The pre-game Fan Fest is located at the Memorial Practice Gym. Enter near the southeast Memorial Gym door (located inside the roll-up door). Doors open at 12:30 p.m., and the event will wind down at 1:50 p.m. to allow employees and their families time to get to their seats by the 2 p.m. tipoff. Parking is available in the lots at the corner of Natchez Trace and Jess Neely Drive, and employees may also park in their normal parking locations. The pre-game Fan Fest will include games and inflatables. Admission is free and open to all non-student employees and their families, but you must register in advance on the Employee Appreciation website beginning Feb. 6.


Basketball game: Vanderbilt vs Florida (2 p.m.)

Basketball game tickets are free but must be reserved online.  Ticket registration begins Feb. 6 and runs through Feb. 26. A link to the form is available on the Employee Appreciation website. Reservations are limited to four tickets on the online registration form. Special Needs (wheelchair accessible) seating is available on a limited basis (groups of two). Tickets are distributed only on the event day, Mar. 3 between 12:30-1:50 p.m. at the pre-game Fan Fest. There is no early ticket pickup. Tickets aren’t available at the Department of Athletics ticket office. Employees must present a Vanderbilt University ID to receive tickets. Please wear Black and Gold to receive a free ticket. Free tickets will not be given to anyone wearing cardinal Blue and/or Orange or the Gators logo. All basketball game attendees, regardless of age (including infants), must have a ticket to enter the gym. Once employees receive tickets, they are not allowed to leave and re-enter the gym. Any reserved tickets not claimed by 1:50 p.m. will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 1:50 p.m. until 2 p.m.

All tickets for this event have been reserved. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list please send an email to

Download the 2019 Women's Basketball Fan Fest Flier to post in your area.

To see photos from the 2018 Women's Basketball Fan Fest, visit the gallery here.