The UK Convention is an annual get together of UK fans to celebrate the University of Kentucky basketball and other UK teams. It is held annually on the 3rd Saturday in July. Various guest speakers are featured who provide current information and/or historical perspectives of UK athletics.
For the 2017 convention:
When: Saturday, July 15, 9:00am-3:30pm
Where: Eastview Baptist Church, 4289 St Rt 122, Franklin, Ohio 45005
Take exit 32 off I-75 and go east on St Rt 122 for about 2 miles. (View map below)
You may use the "contact us" form to get more information or pre-register.
Registration 8:30 - 9:00 am
Lunch and Fellowship 12:00 -1:30 pm
Registration costs $25
Guest Speakers for 2017:
Corporal Matt Bradford-If you haven't heard Matt's story, then come meet, greet and salute a recent UK graduate and American hero.
Tina Cox-Writer for the Cameron Mills Radio Show. Tina travels all the way from the center of the Commonwealth, Danville, Ky, to participate.
Alex Forkner-Staff writer: The Cat's Pause. Topic: UK Basketball and Football Recruiting.
Freddie Maggard-University of Kentucky Football Team Captain; Three-time All SEC Academic Team 1989, 1990, 1991; Kentucky Sports Radio Writer; Host of WYMT's Chalk Talk. UK Radio Network Analyst (Leach Report's Monday Morning Quarterback Analyst)
Jennifer Maggard- Chief Warrant Officer 3. Jennifer's topic "Success". NOTE: She comes to the Convention highly recommended by Larry Vaught. Enough said!
Another UK Convention first: a father and son duo presentation by Terry Mills and Cameron Mills!
Cameron Mills- Speaker at our 1999 UK Convention. Perhaps best known for his basket that put UK ahead of Duke for good in regional tourney on way to 1998 NCAA Championship. Personal Note: Cameron is best remembered by my family and me for the 1 1/2 hours he spent with our precious daughter Julie as she battled cancer.
Terry Mills- UK Basketball player 1966-1971 (redshirted '67-'68). Starting guard on 1969-70 team: 26-2. Asignment vs LSU: guard Pistol Pete Maravich. High School: Knox Central- Barbourville, Ky.
Randy Mulder-Father of recent UK graduate and basketball player, Mychal Mulder. The personable Randy from Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada will give us a parent's perspective of UK Basketball.
Awards Door Prizes Fan participation Items for sale Dance Cats?
The Silent Auction includes basketballs autographed by Coach Cal & Joe B. Hall and an autographed football by Mark Stoops!
Question? Call Jim Porter 937-746-8758 or use the contact us link to email him.