It’s pouring down rain in Lexington today, yet several eager Big Blue Madness campers are still lined up across the street from Memorial Coliseum, awaiting the horn tomorrow morning at 5 am. Many of the seats you see lining Avenue of Champions are empty, but there are still plenty of fans waiting it out in the bad weather.
Once the campout officially begins tomorrow, spots will be very limited compared to years past. With the new UK bookstore taking up what used to be the blue courts, that area behind Memorial has very little room for tents.
Notice the NO CAMPING warnings in the North corner outside Memorial. This used to be a very popular area in Tent City:
It will be a fight to find some good property in the morning.