Your tickets to the UAB Women’s Basketball game on Feb 15 helps fund breast cancer research. Here’s how.

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UAB’s Imani Johnson, Rachael Childress and Angela Vendrell discuss strategy during the game. Photo via UAB Athletics

Come out to the Bartow Arena on February 15 to support your local UAB Women’s Basketball team as they take on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. Plus, every ticket purchase helps support breast cancer research right here in Birmingham. Learn how to get discounted tickets.

UAB Women’s Basketball 2020

If you haven’t been paying attention to the UAB women’s basketball team this season, you’ve been missing out. 2020 has been a special year for the women’s basketball team.

Rachael Childress, a senior at UAB, is one of the nation’s top 3-point shooters. In fact, she’s currently ranked in the top 10 in the NCAA for career 3-point baskets made. Angela Vendrell, another senior, has been dominating the scoreboard for UAB this season.

Raising Breast Cancer Awareness with the Pink Game

UAB Cheerleaders at the Pink Game
Cheerleaders at UAB Women’s Basketball Pink Game. Photo courtesy of UAB Athletics

Each year, the UAB Women’s Basketball team “goes pink” to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer. During the game, the women’s basketball team and cheerleaders deck themselves out with pink apparel and accessories.

P.S. guests are encouraged to show their support for breast cancer research by wearing pink as well.

Learn About UAB’s Focus on Women’s Health

BCRFA presents check to O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center
In 2019, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama chose UAB’s O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center as the recipient of a $1,050,000 grant. Photo courtesy of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

As one of the best medical centers in the country, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is working on cutting-edge research in all areas of women’s health.

During pre-game for the Pink Game, several organizations and programs will have interactive booths set up for fans to learn about their contributions to women’s health research.

Here Are the Details

UAB Pink Game
UAB Women’s Basketball Pink Game. Photo courtesy of UAB Athletics
  • Location: UAB’s Bartow Arena
  • Date: February 15, 2020
  • Time: 2PM

Youth (12 and under) can get in to the Pink Game for just $3, while adult tickets are $5 each. Additionally, The $15 UAB Pink Game Hospitality Package includes admission AND a voucher for nachos, water and a soda.

Breast cancer survivors, those currently receiving treatment, healthcare professionals, and caretakers are invited to participate in a special recognition at halftime. To be included in this special moment, email sportspromo@uab.edu for full details. 

Grab your tickets online today, before they sell out. Remember–$2 from each ticket sold will go towards breast cancer research efforts.

Grab Your Tickets to the 2020 Pink Game

The UAB women’s basketball team cheers on their teammates. Photo via UAB Athletics

To keep up with the success of the UAB women’s basketball team, make sure to follow them on social media.

Grab your tickets and cheer on the women’s basketball team at the Pink Game on Saturday, February 15 at 2PM–remember, your ticket purchases supports breast cancer research.

Are you going to UAB’s Pink Game on Saturday, February 15? Share your pics with us at @bhamnow on social media!

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Author: Nathan Watson

Tennessee native who fell in love with Birmingham during college. Graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2019. Passionate about Birmingham and its continued growth.