The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to host first-ever Rock the Resch pregame tailgate

Alumni and student event scheduled for Friday, February 24

GREEN BAY – More than 800 students, alumni and University friends are expected to attend the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s first annual Rock the Resch pregame tailgate event from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, February 24 at The Bar on Holmgren Way. The event will lead up to the Green Bay men’s basketball game against Oakland at 6 p.m. in the Resch Center.

The Rock the Resch event will include tailgate food and beverages, giveaways and prizes, sign making and swag to cheer on the Phoenix. Attendees will also receive a glow-in-the-dark long sleeve Rock the Resch T-shirt with the Phoenix fight song printed on the arm. The band “Feel Good Kids” will perform, and the UW-Green Bay Pep Band, Green Bay cheer team and Phlash will also be in attendance. At 5:30 p.m., Chancellor Miller and Phlash will lead everyone in a spirit march from The Bar to the game at the Resch Center. At the game, there will be in-game contests between alumni and current students.

“This event will bring together alumni and students alike, celebrating school spirit and nostalgia,” said UW-Green Bay Alumni Director Kari Moody. “We are excited for this event to become a UW-Green Bay homecoming tradition. The number of attendees is growing every day. At least 600 students and 200 alumni and University friends are expected to attend.”

Free student registration remains open through Thursday, February 23.

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