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Cougar Club Newsletter 2/02/09

Football Signing Day Luncheon—Wed, February 4

The Cougar Club will host the 2009 Football Signing Day Luncheon & Press Conference on Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 1 pm. Please note that this is a different day than the typical Thursday schedule. This event is for Cougar Club Members and credentialed media only.

The luncheon will be held at the Cougar Room at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The doors will open and lunch will be served beginning at noon. The program, which will begin at 1 pm, will include video highlights of the 2009 Signing Class and comments from Head Coach Bronco Mendenhall.

A total of two people per Cougar Club membership may attend this luncheon. Lunch will be provided for the first 500 people. A current Cougar Club membership card must be presented at the door in order to be admitted to this event. We are grateful to the Provo Marriott Hotel and Swire Coca-Cola for sponsoring this luncheon.

MWC Basketball Tournament

Cougar Club members interested in supporting the defending Mountain West Champion BYU Cougars at the 2009 MWC Basketball Tournament (March 11-14 in Las Vegas) will receive priority seating if they purchase their tickets through the Marriott Center Ticket Office by Friday, January 23rd. The Mountain West Conference Tournament ticket package includes seating for all men’s and women’s tournament games. Tickets for the men's games will be the same reserved seat for each session; seating for the women's sessions are general admission. Everyone, age 2 and up, is required to have a ticket.

Cougar Club members will be given priority seating assignments based on membership level. All other assignments are made according to date of purchase. All-session tickets ($170) in the BYU area will be located in sections 120, 121, or 122.

Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling 422-2981 (local) or 800-322-2981 (toll free).

Cougar Club Day at Women’s Basketball—Wed, February 4

All Cougar Club members are invited to attend the BYU Women’s Basketball Game on February 4, at 7 pm. Club Members and their immediate families (family members living at home) may attend the game free of charge by presenting their Cougar Club Membership Cards at the Marriott Center doors as they enter the arena.

“Y” Awards—Tues, March 31 Save the Date

The BYU Athletic Department will be holding its annual Y Awards Program on Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30 pm in the Wilkinson Center Ballroom. We will be honoring BYU's exceptional student athletes, coaches, and competitions of 2008 at this Celebration. The format for this exciting event is similar to the ESPYs or the Academy Awards, with celebrity guests presenting the nominees in each category and then opening the envelope to announce the winner. The event will be filmed for broadcast on KBYU. All BYU student athletes, coaches, and athletic administrators are also invited to attend at this event.

A written invitation for you and a guest will be arriving in the mail in the coming weeks. Dress for the event is semi-formal. Please mark your calendars

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