UW To Celebrate National Girls & Women In Sports Day Saturday
Feb. 7, 2005
SEATTLE -- Washington will celebrate National Girls and Women In Sports Day in conjunction with the Husky women's basketball game versus Oregon, Saturday, Feb. 12, at 1 p.m. at Bank of America Arena. All girls who attend the game are encouraged to wear a sports uniform and participate in a procession onto the court at halftime.
Pre-game activities include autograph sessions with female UW student-athletes, face-painting, and sign-making. Free purple Husky bracelets courtesy of Pepsi One will also be distributed. Tickets are available by visiting www.gohuskies.com or by calling the Husky ticket office at 206-543-2200. Tickets can also be purchased at the arena box office on Saturday.
National Girls and Women In Sports Day was chartered by Congress in 1986 to honor female athletic achievement and recognize the importance of sports and fitness participation for all girls and women.
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