2017 DENVER SEC PICNIC
Saturday, August 26th the Denver SEC clubs will be back in outdoor action with the ultimate goodbye to summer and hello to football season SEC style! From the success and growth of the event, we had to make some changes, and are SUPER excited to have everyone back out to continue this great tradition forward!
Please be sure to catch all the details below since there are several changes from previous years.
TICKET SALES ARE LIVE!
Below is a button that will take you to the purchase page for getting your ticket through Bamadenver.com. To purchase child and adult ticket you must click, "continue shopping" in the top right on the PayPal cart page. This will bring you back to BamaDenver.com where you'll need to use the drop down "add to cart" again.
Ticket sales close Friday, AUGUST 11th, and there will not be any day of or walk up sales so you MUST get your ticket by August 11th.
TICKET SALES HAVE CLOSED!
Saturday, Aug. 26th
12 Noon – 3 PM
*Food service will be from 12:00PM-2:30PM.
E.B. Rains Memorial Park
11801 Community Center Dr., Northglenn, Colorado 80233 (official address)
Map & Directions
**Our picnic spot is on the South East side of the park off 117th, near the skate park. (map below)
Exit I-25 North at 120th, & take a right (east) onto 120th. Take a right (south) onto Washington St, then take a right onto 117th.
Parking Lots and street parking – due to the number of attendees expected, we highly recommend carpooling!
There is a small lot next to the picnic site and street parking along 117th.
There is another parking lot off Community Center Dr., with a short walk over to our picnic site (head east from this lot to our spot)**
There is a RTD Park N Ride Station - Wagon Rd - @ I-25 & 120th for those that would like to look into that option.
Food will be catered by Jim N Nicks BBQ. We'll have pork and chicken BBQ, Homemade Mac’ N Cheese, Bar-B-Que Baked Beans, Creamy Cole Slaw, Slow-cooked Collards, bread & cheese biscuits, cookies, sauces, pickles, and tea or water. There will be several service lines with food served by Jim N Nicks’ staff.
** FOOD TICKET IS REQUIRED TO GET A PLATE.**
Your ticket purchase covers the food, & includes complimentary Blue Moon Beer (until it runs out) for those over 21.
You will check in at the Bama Tent with someone with our club, & YOU MUST present a valid ID for a wrist band for the beer.
We’ll have a DJ providing a music backdrop for good food and socializing, and you won’t want to miss out on fun for the kids with a Gator Egg Hunt, and a Jim N Nicks Cheese Biscuit Eating Contest and Conference Flip Cup for the adults!
Thank you for keeping these in mind as this is important for us to be able to continue having a picnic!
As with previous years, folks are welcome to come out with their own food and beer, but catered food and drink is strictly for those that purchase a ticket.
- NO PETS allowed at this event or park.
- NO GLASS – if you bring your own picnic, glass is absolutely NOT ALLOWED.
- Our event will be roped off and all drinking must be kept within the roped off section.
We would encourage that you bring your picnic/tailgate seating and games!
HUGE THANKS TO BLUE MOON AND JIM & NICK’S BBQ FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF OUR EVENT!
Local Student Recruitment
The Student Send-off party was a success! Goodluck to the EIGHTY new Bama Bound Students from Colorado! & Congrats to our recruiter Beth Hodge on all her hard work.
If you have a student that might be interested in attending the University of Alabama, please check out www.gobama.ua.edu for information.
New Things In the Works
The SEC Picnic Planning is now complete! We're meeting up with our game day bars to look at fun tie-ins for the upcoming football season. Stay tuned!
We need more people to help as we rollllll out more great new things for the club!! We particularly need people interested in helping out with events and game watch parties. YOU can help with the FUN!
Support our Club!
The easiest way to show your support - Join us for an event!
You can make a tax deductible contribution directly to our Chapter Scholarship via the link below. Select the Denver/Boulder Chapter for the scholarship donation!
If you are an alum, please keep your National Alumni dues paid (link also below) as this helps our Chapter Scholarship as well.
University of Alabama Alumni Association