KU Football To Embark On Tour Previewing Upcoming Season

By: KU Sports Information (Posted by J.B. Bauersfeld)
By: KU Sports Information (Posted by J.B. Bauersfeld)

Dates Announced For Kansas Football Preview Party With Charlie Weis

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas Athletics and the KU Alumni Association have partnered to bring the Kansas Football program and head coach Charlie Weis to Jayhawk fans across the Midwest.

The 2013 Kansas Football Preview Party with Charlie Weis will include stops in Denver, Houston, Dallas, St. Louis, Chicago, Wichita, Liberal (Kan.) and Topeka.

All Jayhawk alumni, fans and friends are invited to events along the tour, which will consist primarily of happy hours—a luncheon at the Wichita stop and a dinner in Liberal—to kick off the 2013 football season. Weis and special guests from the athletics department and alumni association will be at every stop. Fans can pick up 2013 commemorative football items and have a chance to win autographed merchandise and tickets.

The tour begins Thursday, May 2, with a Happy Hour in Denver and concludes with a Happy Hour event in Topeka. A full listing of the stops on the Kansas Football Preview Party with Charlie Weis is listed below.

The 2013 Kansas Football Preview Party with Charlie Weis:

Day/Date City Event Location

Thursday, May 2 Denver Happy Hour Stoney’s Full Stream Tavern

Wednesday, May 8 Houston Happy Hour The Armadillo Palace

Thursday, May 9 Dallas Happy Hour Dallas Market Center

Wednesday, May 15 St. Louis Happy Hour St. Louis Marriott West

Thursday, May 16 Wichita Luncheon Wichita Marriott

Thursday, May 16 Liberal Dinner Seward County Events Center

Tuesday, May 21 Chicago Happy Hour Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

Wednesday, May 22 Topeka Happy Hour Ramada Inn Downtown Convention Center

Event Details are as follows:

Denver: May 2, 2013

Stoney’s Full Stream Tavern will host a Happy Hour event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. (MT). Food and drink will be available for purchase. Head coach Charlie Weis, Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger and other athletic department officials will attend. There is no charge for this event.

Houston: May 8, 2013

The Armadillo Palace will host a Happy Hour event from 7-9 p.m. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Head coach Charlie Weis, Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger and other athletic department officials will attend. There is no charge for this event.

Dallas: May 9, 2013

The Dallas Market Center will host a Happy Hour event from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the Hall of Nations room. Head coach Charlie Weis, Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger and other athletic department officials will attend.

The cost of the event is $15.00 per person and includes food. A cash bar is available. Tickets can be purchased via http://www.kuathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/springtour.html.

St. Louis: May 15, 2013

The St. Louis Marriott West will host a Happy Hour event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. A cash bar and appetizers will be available. Head coach Charlie Weis, Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger and other athletic department officials will attend.

The cost of the event is $20.00 per person and includes food and two drink tickets. A cash bar is also available. Tickets can be purchased via http://www.kuathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/springtour.html.

Wichita: May 16, 2013

The Wichita Marriott will host a luncheon from 12-1 p.m. Registration for the event begins at 11:30 a.m. The seated luncheon, featuring Athletics Director Dr. Sheahon Zenger and head coach Charlie Weis, starts at noon.

The cost of the event is $20.00 per person and includes a plated lunch. Tickets can be purchased via http://www.kuathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/springtour.html.

Liberal: May 16, 2013

The Seward County Events Center will host a dinner event from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the Ag Building. Head coach Charlie Weis, Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger and other athletic department officials will attend.

The cost of the event is $10.00 per person and includes food and drinks. Tickets can be purchased via http://www.kuathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/springtour.html.

Chicago: May 21, 2013

The Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel will host a Happy Hour event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Head coach Charlie Weis, Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger and other athletic department officials will attend.

The cost of the event is $20.00 per person and includes appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar is also available. Tickets can be purchased via http://www.kuathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/springtour.html.

Topeka: May 22, 2013

The Ramada Inn Downtown Convention Center will host a Happy Hour event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Head coach Charlie Weis, Director of Athletics Dr. Sheahon Zenger and other athletic department officials will attend. There is no charge for this event. Food and drink will be available.


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