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One Lucky Sports Fan to Win Ultimate Sports Package

Louisville, KY – February 17, 2015 – For the fan who enjoys sporting events year-round, the Louisville Sports Commission has just the ticket – its annual “Golden Ticket” raffle.

This year’s Golden Ticket winner will receive two tickets to each 2015-16 regular season home football and basketball game for the University of Louisville OR University of Kentucky, winner’s choice. The winner will also receive two tickets to the following:

– 2015 Kentucky Oaks
– 2015 Kentucky Derby
– 2015 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, Bluegrass Club
– 2015 Louisville Bats season home games
– 2015-16 regular season basketball home games for the University of Louisville women’s team
– 2016 Paul Hornung Award Banquet

“Since we kicked off our Golden Ticket raffle in 2011, there has been a high level of interest from Louisville-area sports fans,” said Karl Schmitt, executive director of the Louisville Sports Commission. “In our fifth year of offering this opportunity to win the ultimate sports package, we expect to sell all 350 raffle tickets as quickly as we did in 2014.”

A total of 350 tickets will be sold at $100 each. The winner will be drawn on April 21, 2015, on WAVE 3 Listens. The winner does need not to be present to win.

To purchase a ticket, go to, or contact Julie Howell at 502-587-6742 or