World Down Syndrome Day Celebration – Tailgate Party and Mavericks Game

March 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Owensboro Sports Center
1215 Hickman Ave
Owensboro, KY 42301

March 21, 2017 marks World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). This day is dedicated to advocating for the rights, inclusion, and well being of people with Down Syndrome. Come join us Sunday, March 19th for a Tailgate Party at the Owensboro Sports Center starting at 2pm in the Mavericks’ Hospitality Room, then enjoy the Mavericks game at 4pm. Come watch the GRADSA StarSquad Dance Team perform with the Lady Mavs at halftime!



GRADSA will pay for the tickets to the Mav’s game for the first 50 families who RSVP by Friday, March 17th and follow these instructions:

+Tickets will be limited to up to 3 per family—participant and two caregivers

+RSVP must give the names of the up to 3 people who will receive the tickets

+There are 2 ways to RSVP:

  1. Email with the Subject line “TICKETS” and the up to 3 names in the body of the email
  2. Confirm you’re going on the WDSD Facebook Event, and you must also send a Message to GRADSA (via the Message button on our page) with the up to 3 names

We will announce on the GRADSA Facebook page when and if the limit is reaching before March 17th

  1. Buy 1 Ticket Get 1 Free coupons will be available during tailgating for all other attendees – General Admission is regularly $11
  1. Tailgating will begin at 2pm in the Hospitality Room and parking lot (weather permitting) at the Owensboro SportsCenter
  1. Bring a tailgating snack or dessert to share. Pizza and drinks will be provided
  1. Wear a GRADSA or Buddy Walk shirt (and crazy socks) to show your support on WDSD! Learn more about getting your own WDSD socks here:

  1. We will also be passing out Buddy Walk t-shirts and some of these t-shirts will be thrown into the crowd at the game
  1. Tokens will also be passed out at the tailgating party prior to the game for free concessions