KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC Athletics announced on Wednesday that the women’s basketball ‘Kansas City Day’ game against Seattle U on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. CT will air on KSMO-TV, in conjunction with Niles Media Group, in the Kansas City area.
The women’s basketball program received a grant from the NCAA to promote the Roos Kansas City Day. The team will be wearing customized jerseys, courtesy of Charlie Hustle, and will be auctioning them off on-site.
UMKC has partnered with Turn the Page KC and the local Boys & Girls Club, that includes a pick-up and drop-off of children and their families at the Thornberry Club for Saturday’s game.
There will be a pre-game party from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. with a DJ, face painting, games and a balloon artist, while the first 500 fans in attendance will receive a special giveaway. A book donation will also be held to help benefit Turn the Page KC.
Admission is free for children 12 and under, while the Roos are running a $5 ticket special for all other fans. Tickets can be purchased in advance by visiting www.UMKCkangaroos.com or calling 844-UMKC-FAN.
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