UIC Athletics Unveils 'Wear the Letters, Earn the Cash' Promotion for Men's Basketball Season

Dec. 1, 2011

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The UIC Athletic Department has once again unveiled the "Wear the Letters, Earn the Cash" promotion for the 2011-12 men's basketball season at the UIC Pavilion. For each home game, the top three organizations in attendance will receive a check made out to their student organization, courtesy of UIC Athletics.

Contact Assistant Director of Marketing & Promotions Casie Sullivan at to learn more or to register your organization for "Wear the Letters, Earn the Cash."

2011-12 Rules
• To receive a game day Top 3 award, an organization must have a MINIMUM of 25 students sign-in at the Pavilion. All eligible students must arrive no later than halftime and stay through the conclusion of the game (see procedures below).
• An attending student does not need to be a registered member of a student organization; you just need to be a current UIC student. So... bring friends!
• Each person must have a student ticket.
• A student can only sign-in under one (1) organization per game. Each student can only turn in one ticket per game.
• The winning organization will be acknowledged at the following home game with a ribbon board and PA announcement. In addition, organizations will be notified of results by 10:30 AM the following business day after the game via e-mail.
• Groups do not need to arrive together; each person can sign-in at table whenever they arrive.
• If you leave the Pavilion during the game, security WILL NOT allow you back in.
• Any disputes will be handled and approved by the UIC Athletics Marketing Department.

1. Arrival.
• Students' tickets are FREE with a valid I-Card. There is a ticket window located outside the Pavilion on Racine designated for UIC students only.

2. Register at the WTL, ETC table in the Pavilion concourse. Receive a marked ticket.
• Once you enter the Pavilion, there will be a table set up with a huge banner that reads "Wear the Letters, Earn the Cash - Student Organization Registration". That table will be manned by several people from the time gates open (1 HR. before game) until the start of halftime.
• Every person that wants to be counted towards an organization MUST sign-in at that table prior to the start of halftime. The table will mark each ticket to prove that the person was at the game before the half. NOTICE: Signing in at the table is not the official tally!

3. Enjoy the game with fellow students.
• After signing in, make your way to Section 111, the student section. Feel free to scream at the top of your lungs and cheer our basketball team onto a victory! SHOW YOUR UIC PRIDE!

4. Turn in the marked ticket in the Fire Pit post-game with FREE Pizza!
• After the final buzzer, follow the concourse past Gate 3 and Gate 2 into the Fire Pit area (labeled Section 303). Each person can turn in ONE (1) marked ticket as an "official tally" for that particular organization. There is FREE Pizza after the game!
• After you turn in your ticket in the Fire Pit and grab a slice of pizza, get out and enjoy your night! Winners will be announced the following business day by 10:30 AM via e-mail.

• 1st Place - $500
• 2nd Place - $200
• 3rd Place - $100
**In case of a tie for 1st: $350 will be rewarded to top 2 teams and $100 to 3rd. **Tie for 2nd: $500 to 1st, $150 to 2nd and 3rd.
**Tie for 3rd: $50 to both organizations.

2011-2012 UIC Men's Basketball Home Schedule
14, Sat., Loyola, 3:00 PM
19, Thurs., Butler, 7:30 PM
21, Sat., Valparaiso, 3:00 PM

2, Thurs., Youngstown State, 7:00 PM
5, Sun., Cleveland State, 1:00 PM
23, Thurs., Milwaukee, 7:00 PM
25, Sat., Green Bay, 1:00 PM