Big Blue Slam 2023 at UK Jan. 23-27 at the Gatton Student Center

Big Blue Slam 2023 is Jan. 23-27.

Big Blue Nation, what if we told you that you could guarantee a victory over Florida, get a free "Basketball School" long-sleeve shirt, a coupon for a free Papa Johns bread item, a $5 Starbucks gift card, a coupon for a freel lemonade at Cane's, be entered to win both a $500 Visa gift card and two lower-level tickets to the UK-Florida men's basketball game on Feb. 4, AND save three lives?

You can do all that by just giving an hour of your time and donating blood at Big Blue Slam 2023. Kentucky Blood Center will be on campus in the Gatton Student Center Ballroom A Jan. 23-27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day.

The 15th annual competition calls on UK fans to use their enthusiasm for the Wildcats to save local lives in Kentucky. The friendly rivalry with the Florida Gators is an important week to stock the blood shelves in the winter months when weather and illness can hinder collections.

Kentucky Blood Center leads the rivalry with LifeSouth Community Blood Center 8-6 after winning the last two competitions. KBC is seeking the first three-year winning streak in the series.

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Schedule Your Appointment Now!

Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome as space allows. To schedule an appointment, call 800.775.2522 or scroll down and click on a link below.