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About the Junior Wildcat Club

WHAT? The Junior Wildcat Club is an exclusive club designed to give kids an exciting way to be part of Kentucky Athletics. Through awesome membership benefits and events, JWC strives to connect young members of the Big Blue Nation to the UK Athletics family in hopes of building future fans for life.

WHO? Kentucky fans 8th grade and under. Sorry! Those are the rules!

WHEN? Annual membership runs from August to the end of May.

WHERE? UK, of course!

WHY? The awesome benefits! 2022-23 membership benefits include:

  • Member Certificate and Credential
  • FREE admission to Olympic Sports
  • Discounted tickets to select football home games
  • Exclusive Events and Opportunities
  • Stylish JWC T-Shirt
  • Special Birthday Message

The annual membership costs $25 for one child. If you are registering 2 or more children, memberships will be only $20 each!

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Events

JWC Rewards Program
Want to become a JWC VIP?  All you have to do is attend UK Athletics events!

Every time you attend an UK Athletics event that your event pass allows you in for free you can have that pass (part of your welcome packet) punched at the UK Marketing tents on our facility concourses to keep track of your progress!

JWC Rewards Schedule

Football – Discounted tickets to several select games

Men’s Soccer – All Matches

Women’s Soccer – All Matches

Volleyball – All Matches

Women’s Basketball – All Games

Gymnastics – All Meets

Men’s Tennis – All Matches

Women’s Tennis – All Matches

Swim and Dive – All Meets

Track and Field – All Meets

Softball – All Games

Baseball – All Games

STUNT – All Games

Rifle – All Matches

Cross Country – All Meets

Golf – All Matches

Once you make it to 20 games overall you will be a JWC VIP member! As a VIP member you will receive a free membership for the next year!

If you have any questions just email us at juniorwildcatclub@uky.edu

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Contact Us!

Mailing Address:
Junior Wildcat Club
Joe Craft Center
338 Lexington Ave.
Lexington, KY 40506

JWC Contact:
Phone: 859-257-8022
Fax: 859-323-4310
E-mail: juniorwildcatclub@uky.edu

Visit us on the Web!
www.UKathletics.com/jwc

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UK Ticket Office: (859) 257-1818

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Oven Roasted Ranch Potatoes

2 Russet potatoes
1 Tablespoon canola or olive oil
1 packet Ranch Dressing Powder Mix
1 baking sheet
1 piece parchment paper
1 large freezer bag
Knife and vegetable peeler
Cutting board
Measuring spoon

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Place the parchment paper on the baking dish.
Peel potatoes and cut into equal size pieces about 1 inch in size.
Put all the potatoes in the freezer bag, add the oil, close the bag and toss until all the pieces are coated.
Open the bag and add the contents of the Ranch packet. Close the bag and shake until all the potato pieces are coated.
Empty the potatoes onto the parchment covered baking sheet.
Place in the preheated oven on the middle rack.
Cook for 15 minutes. The potatoes are done when you can stick them easily with a fork.

Chocolate Peanut Dipped Banana

1 cup dark chocolate chips
1 or 2 green bananas cut into ½ inch slices.
¾ cup salted peanuts (optional)
1 piece of parchment or wax paper
1 baking dish
Toothpick or fork

Place the peanuts in a freezer bag. Using a heavy pan or rolling pin break up the peanuts into small pieces. Place in a small bowl.

Put the chocolate chips in a small microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds. Remove and stir then microwave for another 20 seconds. Stir the chocolate chips until they are melted and smooth. If they still aren’t melted microwave for another 10 seconds or so. Everyone’s microwave is different.

Cut the bananas into ½ inch slices.

Place the parchment paper on the baking sheet. Using the toothpick or fork dunk the banana into the chocolate until it is coated on all sides. Immediately place it in the peanuts and coat on all sides. Place on the parchment paper. Repeat with all the remaining banana slices. Place in the refrigerator and allow the chocolate to cool and harden.

Once the chocolate has set the bananas can be stored in a freezer bag.

Grain Bowls

1-2 cups cooked rice
1 cup cooked meat – chicken breast, steak or hamburger works well.
1 – 1 ½ cups of your favorite veggies (peppers, onions, broccoli, garlic, asparagus, carrots all work well)
1 Tablespoon canola oil
2 Tablespoons Teriyaki sauce (or YOUR favorite seasoning)
¼ cup water.
1 skillet
1 spatula
Cutting board
Knife
Measuring spoon

Heat skillet over medium high heat and add oil. Add 1 piece of any veggie. If it starts to sizzle when it goes in the skillet, add the rest of the veggies. Cook, stirring the veggies, for about 2 minutes until the veggies start to get soft. Add some salt and pepper. Add the meat. Continue to stir for another 2 minutes. Add the rice. Stir to combine for 1 minutes. Add the teriyaki sauce and stir to coat. Cook for another minute. Add the water and stir, scraping the bottom of the skillet.

Transfer to a plate and enjoy.

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