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Bearcat Blitz

Bearcats Blitz – UC Football


Before every home game at Nippert Stadium, the Myers Alumni Center will open four hours prior to kickoff for the Bearcats Blitz pre-game festivities. It’s the UC Family’s biggest tailgate party, and everyone’s invited!

  • Inside and outside of the Myers Alumni Center
  • Just north of Nippert Stadium, right next to The Grid and Sigma Sigma Commons
  • Big-screen TVs to catch gameday action throughout college football
  • Comfortable, clean amenities for the family
  • The starting point for the team’s traditional CATWALK 2½ hours before game time
  • Inexpensive refreshments, including free popcorn
  • Prize raffles, including a $500 UC Bookstores gift card — just get your Bearcats Blitz Punch Card at the Myers Alumni Center during the season and activate it online
  • UC Bookstore outlet on site, with 10% discount for all UCAA William Howard Taft and Loyal Bearcat Society donors
  • Your great “home base” and “meeting place”
  • Closes 30 minutes before game time so fans can make kickoff

Blitz Punch Card Program Winners 

$25 UC Bookstore Gift Card Winners:

  • Richard Bast, CEAS 1997
  • Robert Austerman, UCBA 1983
  • Terri Creager (William Creager, LCOB 1973) 
  • John McCormack, LCOB 1970 
  • Melody McGee, Current student 
  • Bill Thomas, Evening 1982 
  • April Wischmeyer, A&S 2011
$500 UC Bookstore Gift Card Grand Prize Winner:
  • Larry and Melanie Zapkowski, Evening 1981, 1983 and AHS 1976, 1990


Join your fellow Bearcats for 4 pre-game tailgates during the 2012 UC Football season!  All tailgates start 2 1/2 hours before the game.

  • UC vs. Virginia Tech | Tickets $15
    Friday, September 28 | 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
    Register now!

    RFD Washington
    810 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

  • UC at Toledo
    Saturday, October 20 | 3 hours prior to kickoff
    Register now!

    Koester Alumni Pavilion (NW Corner of Glass Bowl Stadium)
    3044 N. Glass Bowl Dr.
    Toledo, OH 43606

  • UC at Louisville | Tickets $15
    Friday, October 26 | 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    Register now!

    The Parrish House
    2791 Floyd Street
    Louisville, KY 40209

  • UC at Temple | Price $15
    Saturday, November 10 | 3 hours prior to kickoff
    Register now!

    McFadden's Citzen Bank Park
    One Citizens Bank Way
    Philadelphia, PA 19148

  • Bearcats in the Belk Bowl!
    Cincinnati vs. Duke
    Kick-off 6:30 PM
    Bank of America Stadium
Bearcats on the Road