Big Red Request Form/ Information

Thank you for your interest in Big Red. To help us manage our request and respond in a timely manner we ask that you fill out the request form below. Please note that only completed forms will be accepted, but does not guarantee the fulfillment of the request. Due to the high volume of requests we receive each year, appearance requests need to be made two weeks in advance. Any request made with less than two weeks advance notice is subject to not being met.

For questions, and more information please contact big.red@wku.edu or call (270) 745-2252.

General Policies - We appreciate your support with our policies and procedures.

  1. Please provide at least two weeks notice before the date of your event.
  2. Please keep in mind that it is very difficult to schedule an appearance during a weekday when school is in session.
  3. One hour is the maximum time length of appearances.
  4. Costumes cannot be loaned or rented.
  5. Travel fees apply for any appearance outside of Bowling Green city limits; there will be an additional charge per mile (there/back). The rate per mile is based on the state standard.
  6. All fees are due at or before scheduled event.
  7. Please remember that the booking entity is responsible for designating a contact person for Big Red on the day of the event. That person is responsible for handling Big Red at the event, and providing a dressing room to change in.
  8. Western Kentucky University reserves the right to cancel or deny any appearance request for events. Please review all rules and policies associated with Big Red appearances.


Big Red Request Form
Western Kentucky University
Athletic Marketing
1605 Avenue of Champions
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Office: (270) 745-2252


Requestor Contact

Name

Address

City, State, Zip

E-mail

Primary Phone

Cell/Other Phone


Event Details

Event Name

Description

Event Date

Event Location

Arrival Contact Person

Contact Phone

Time Requesting:
to

Role at Event:

Anticipated Attendance

Age Range

Will your organization advertise or promote Big Red's appearance or participation in the activity? If yes, please explain the type of advertisement or promotion (ex; flyer, newspaper, radio ad, etc.)

Additional Notes


Appearance Rates

*Prices are subject to change

Type of OrganizationPer hour rate
A private owned entity (ribbon cuttings, grand openings, etc.)$200.00 per hour
A private event (birthday party, wedding, etc.) *HAF Red Towel level members or above receive a 10% discount on Big Red request$125.00 per hour
A non-profit agency$75.00 per hour
Corporate Sponsors of WKU Athletics$50.00 per hour
A unit, department of Western Kentucky University$50.00 per hour
University Index Code


Travel feels apply for any appearance outside of Bowling Green city limits; there will be an additional charge per mile (there/back). The rate per mile is based on the state standard. All fees are due at or before scheduled event.


Big Red is the official mascot of Western Kentucky University. Funding of the mascot program relies heavily on fundraising and donations. Monies raised help support costume upkeep, supplies, travel, and funding camps, and national competitions. We appreciate your support of our program and are excited to help make your event fun and exciting!

Donation Amount


I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the above policies and procedures.


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