2014 BELK BOWL
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS | TRAVEL INFORMATION | TICKET INFORMATION | OFFICIAL GAME WATCH LOCATIONS | THINGS TO DO IN CHARLOTTE
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
*Scheduled events are subject to change. Please check back regularly for the most up-to-date details.

Sunday, December 28

Belk Bowl 5K
Location: Uptown Charlotte (Wells Fargo Plaza/Atrium), 310 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC, 28202
Time: 2 p.m.
Join Belk to kick off the 2014 Belk Bowl with the Belk Bowl 5k. Start your day with a family friendly, football themed run/walk through the streets of Uptown Charlotte. View more information and register.

Alumni Association Information Desk
Location: The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St., Charlotte, NC, 28208
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Visit the alumni table in the lobby to get the latest information on UofL fan events in Charlotte. The Alumni Association will give away a special Cardinal gift to all alumni and fans that visit the desk and drop off a business card (while supplies last).


Monday, December 29

Alumni Association Information Desk
Location: The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St., Charlotte, NC, 28208
Time: 8 - 4 p.m.
Visit the alumni table in the lobby to get the latest information on UofL fan events in Charlotte. The Alumni Association will give away a special Cardinal gift to all alumni and fans that visit the desk and drop off a business card (while supplies last).

OFFICIAL Team Pep Rally
Location: BB&T Ballpark, 324 S. Mint St., Charlotte, NC, 28202
Time: 5  p.m.
Come out and enjoy performances from each school's marching band, mascots, cheerleaders, and Belk's Modern Southern Music artists. All the action takes place Dec, 29 from 5-7pm at BB&T Ballpark (324 S Mint St). There are plenty of giveaways and speakers from both schools will be joining the festivities. Also, be sure to stay for the for the fireworks finale!

Fan Central
Location: EpiCentre, 324 S. Mint St., Charlotte, NC, 28202
Time: 7 p.m.
The official fan party of the Belk Bowl, EpiCentre will be THE place to be the night before the game. In addition to the restaurants, bars, and other attractions that call EpiCentre home, the main courtyard will be ready to host fans. With cheerleaders, marching bands, and mascots, the EpiCentre is sure to get fans ready for the big game.

Alumni Association Happy Hour
Location: The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St., Charlotte, NC, 28208
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Before the pep rally, the Alumni Association is inviting ALL alumni to The Westin for a happy hour (cash bar), located in the hotel’s Lobby Bar. Alumni and fans can sign the team banner and register for giveaways, sponsored by the Alumni Association.

Louisville Fan Appreciation Party
The University of Louisville Athletic Department and the President's Office will be hosting the official bowl party. Only those who purchase tickets through the University of Louisville ticket office will receive tickets to the official fan party. Bowl tickets purchased prior to Dec. 15 will be mailed. Fan appreciation party tickets will accompany your bowl tickets. Those who purchase bowl tickets after Dec. 15 must pick up both game tickets and party tickets by Dec. 23 at the Papa John's Cardinal Stadium ticket office. Fan Appreciation ticket is required for entry.

Tuesday, December 30

Alumni Association Information Desk
Location: The Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St., Charlotte, NC, 28208
Time: 8 a.m. - Noon

Visit the alumni table in the lobby to get the latest information on UofL fan events in Charlotte. The Alumni Association will give away a special Cardinal gift to all alumni and fans that visit the desk and drop off a business card (while supplies last).


Cooperative Community Service Project
Location: Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte, 1613 E. Morehead St., Charlotte, NC 28207
Time: 9 a.m. - Noon

The University of Louisville is proud to continue its tradition of bowl service projects by participating in a cooperative community service project this year in Charlotte during the Belk Bowl. The University of Louisville's Division of Student Affairs will be working with the University of Georgia's Division of Student Affairs on this annual bowl tradition. Volunteers will help with projects to improve and enhance the facility and experience for the children and families served by the organization.  are All volunteers must be on site by 9 a.m. and will be working at the service site until noon.

Belk Bowl Fan Fest
Location: Outside Bank of America Stadium, 800 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Time: Noon
A fan favorite, outside Bank of America Stadium, the Official Belk Bowl FanFest offers the perfect combination of family fun, great food, entertainment with live music, interactive games, face-painting, and official Belk Bowl and school merchandise. Cheerleaders and marching bands are sure to stir school spirit. The FanFest is headlined by five time Academy of Country Music Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert. More information.

Alumni Bowl Pregame
Location: Champions Village at Bank of America Stadium, 800 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Time: 3 p.m.
The place to be before the game, the official UofL Alumni Belk Bowl Pre-game will be held at Champions Village the Bank of America Stadium and will feature Carolina style pulled pork BBQ, black angus hamburgers, all beef hot dogs, sides, assorted desserts, non-alcoholic beverages, beer and wine for $65 ($50 under 21) in advance and $75 ($60) at the door (until we reach capacity).

Note: For your convenience, event credentials must be picked up at the Alumni Information Desk at The Westin Charlotte on Dec. 28 (5-7 p.m.), Dec. 29 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.), or Dec. 30 (8 a.m. - noon). You must have proper credentials to enter the event. 


Belk Bowl

Location: Bank of America Stadium, 800 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Time: 6:30 p.m.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

If you are interested in a travel package, visit Anthony Travel, the official travel partner of UofL Athletics.

The official team hotel is the Westin Downtown Charlotte at 601 S. College St., Charlotte, NC, 28202. Visit Anthony Travel above, the hotel website, or call 1-866-837-4148.

TICKET INFORMATION

Purchase your tickets through the pre-ordered alumni allotment. Tickets are available to all alumni, friends, and fans for $90/lower level (sections 116,117, 118, 224) or $125/club level (sections 321, 322). Your exact seat assignment will be made after purchase. Cost includes handing and credit card processing fees.

To ensure the timely receipt of tickets, all tickets purchased after December 16, 2014 will be available for pickup at: University Club (200 E. Brandeis, Louisville, Ky 40208) OR the Alumni Information Desk (view times above) in Charlotte Dec. 28-30 at the Westin Charlotte (601. S. College St., Charlotte, NC 28208). Questions? Contact Elise Buck at 502-852-0750 or the main desk at 502-852-6186.


GAME WATCH LOCATIONS

Can't make it to Charlotte? Game watches are being planned around the Commonwealth and the country so please check back here regularly for updated information. 

THINGS TO DO IN CHARLOTTE

Start planning your dream bowl trip! Visit the Belk Bowl website and Charlotte's Got a Lot website to plan your stay in Charlotte.

Transportation: Uber Charlotte, a mobile app that powers an on-demand car service, is offering the first ride free up to $20 for visiting Cards fans. View the app on your mobile device, watch a video about the service, and use the promo code UOFLALUMN to receive the discount.