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White House announces ticket distribution details for president's visit

Monday, January 19, 2015

(UPDATE: Information is now available at president.ku.edu.)

The White House has provided the following information regarding ticket distribution for President Obama's event at the University of Kansas. The university has no additional detail beyond what is provided below. Updates will be provided throughout the week at president.ku.edu.

President Obama’s remarks at KU are free and open to the public. Tickets are required and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets will be limited to one ticket per person. Due to limited space, the White House will only be able to distribute a limited number of tickets.

KU Student, Faculty and Staff Tickets
Tuesday, Jan. 20
Beginning at 9 a.m.
SUA Box Office, Kansas Union (Level 4)
1301 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS
Valid KU ID must be presented to receive ticket

Public Tickets
Tuesday, January 20
Beginning at 5 p.m.
Douglas County Fairgrounds - Dreher 4-H Building
2110 Harper St., Lawrence, KS
Entrance is located east of the extension offices

Event-day logistics for ticketed members of the public are as follows:

Public Entry
Anschutz Sports Pavilion
1575 Irving Hill Rd,
Lawrence, KS 66045

Doors Open
8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 22

Parking and Shuttling
Parking is not available in the lots around Anschutz Sports Pavilion, except for a limited number of ADA-accessible spots. Guests should park in Lots 301 and 302, which are accessible via Crestline Drive and 23rd Street. From those lots, shuttles will be provided to Anschutz Sports Pavilion.

Tickets are required for entry. Tickets are not for sale or re-sale. For security reasons, please do not bring bags and limit personal items. No signs or banners are permitted. All attendees will go through airport-like security. No overnight camping will be allowed on the premises at any time leading up to this event.

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