Big Blue Slam 2023 Slam the Gators!

All donors will receive a 'Basketball School' shirt and be entered to win two tickets to the UK-Florida game on Feb. 4 at Big Blue Slam.
January 23rd - January 27th

The 15th annual Big Blue Slam calls on UK fans to use their enthusiasm for the Wildcats to save local lives in Kentucky. The friendly rivalry with the Florida Gators is an important week to restock the blood shelves in the winter months when weather and illness can hinder collections.

Kentucky Blood Center leads the rivalry with LifeSouth Community Blood Center 8-6 after winning the last two competitions. KBC is seeking the first three-year winning streak in the series

Blood donors will receive a “Basketball School” long-sleeve shirt and be entered to win two lower-level tickets to the UK-Florida men's basketball game on Feb. 4 in Rupp Arena.

All eight KBC donors centers and mobile drives, including at the University of Kentucky , will participate. Hours of operation and links to schedule are below. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome as space allows. To schedule an appointment, call 800.775.2522 or scroll down and click on a link below.