Friday, July 27, 2018

Big Orange Gala, Football Kickoff & Watch Parties

Memphis area UT Alumni - Don't miss out on all the upcoming events over the next few months

Friday, August 17, 2018
Get details and purchase tickets for the Big Orange Gala with special guest - Phillip Fulmer

Saturday, August 18, 2018
Join college football fans from all over Memphis. We will have a tent for UT Alumni to hang out and get excited for college football season just around the corner. Other schools will be there so remember to wear your orange and get ready to sing Rocky Top! 
Only $10 and includes 2 drink tickets. Proceeds go towards the charity efforts of the Jr. League of Memphis.

2018 Football Season Watch Parties
Our official watch parties will be held upstairs at Local on Overton Square - 2126 Madison Ave 

Join us for these upcoming game!

September 1 vs. West Virginia - 2:30pm
September 22 vs. Florida
September 29 vs. Georgia
October 20 vs. Alabama

We will have some giveaways and prizes for those who attend! 

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Memphis: Third Annual Big Orange Gala

Rocky Top is coming back to Memphis! Grab your best Friday night attire, add some Big Orange flair, and relive your college days at the Third Annual Big Orange Gala, hosted by the Memphis UT Knoxville Alumni Chapter. Dance the night away, enjoy great food, and mingle with fellow Volunteers!
Friday, August 17
7–11 PM
7–9 PM: Silent auction

Memphis Botanic Garden, Hardin Hall | 750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 3817

Interesting in sponsoring the event or reserving a table for friends and clients? Sponsors are invited to a pre-gala reception with Phillip Fulmer. Discover the different levels of sponsorship here.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

UT Family Weekend in Memphis

Join us for UT Family Weekend in Memphis! You may choose to attend one or both UT Family Weekend events at rates deeply discounted from regular admission.


Saturday, July 21

Grab the family and join us for a Memphis Redbirds game at AutoZone Park as they host the Colorado Sky.

Tickets are $15 for adults (ages 13+) and $5 for children (ages 3-12). Children ages 2 and younger are free, but they must sit on the lap of an accompanying adult.
First pitch is set for 6:35 pm. Admission includes a reserved seat, hot dog, soft drink, and Redbirds cap. Stick around after the game for an amazing fireworks spectacular, launched up close and personal from center field.

Sunday, July 22

Join us for more fun on Sunday at the Memphis Zoo! With more than 4,500 animals, the Memphis Zoo is the perfect place to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon. Did you know the Memphis Zoo is one of only four zoos in the US to house giant pandas?
Tickets are $10 for adults (ages 13+) and $5 for children (ages 3-12). Children ages 2 and younger are free. Your ticket includes all-day admission for the zoo and a catered lunch available from noon to 2 pm in the pavilion.
During lunch, you will have the chance to meet a vet! Local UT College of Veterinary Medicine alumni will be on hand to answer your questions about the amazing ways our UTCVM is educating veterinarians that care for your pets, treat zoo animals, do research, and assist in protecting/producing our food supply.
Lunch will be provided by Lancer Catering and includes: 1/3 lb. cheeseburger freshly grilled onsite with American cheese and all the toppings, jumbo hot dog, potato chips, seasonal fruit, and chocolate chip cookies.


Tuesday, June 19, 2018

UT Vols Networking Social - July 26

University of Tennessee Knoxville Alumni,

Looking for a way to meet other alumni in the Memphis area? Come out to the local alumni chapter's networking social to make your connection at Crosstown Brewery. Local chapter board members will be on hand to discuss the upcoming Big Orange Gala, College Football Kickoff Event and Fall watch parties. We hope you can make it.

Thursday, July 26 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Crosstown Brewing Company
1264 Concourse Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38104

RSVP on Facebook

Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Big Orange Caravan is coming to Memphis!

Tennessee Athletics and the UT Knoxville Alumni program invite you to join fellow UT alumni and supporters for an evening of Big Orange fun in Memphis! All proceeds benefit local students attending UT Knoxville.

Activities will include:
  • Appearances by Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer, Head Football Coach Jeremy Pruitt, and other coaches as available
  • Fun for the entire family: music, prize wheel, Smokey, photo booth with a Neyland Stadium backdrop, cornhole, social media station, free popcorn, face painting, and more!
  • Meet and greet with VFL greats
  • Program hosted by "Voice of the Vols" Bob Kesling
  • Food and beverages will be available for purchase

Tuesday, May 15
5:30–7:30 pm

The Expo Center at AgriCenter International/AgriCenter Dome 
7777 Walnut Grove Road Memphis, TN 38120

How much?
$5 per person | Complimentary admission for children, high school, and college students. All proceeds benefit the Memphis UT Knoxville Alumni Chapter's Scholarship Fund. This donation is non-refundable.

Online registration closes May 12. A limited number of walk-up registrations will be accepted at $10 per person–credit card or check only! Preregistered guests at each event will be entered to win two tickets and pregame sideline passes to the Homecoming football game November 3!

Please contact the UT Knoxville Alumni Office at

865-974-3011 or

Monday, March 26, 2018

Save the date for the 2018 Big Orange Gala!

Back for its 3rd year, we're excited to announce that our guest of honor will be our Hall of Fame Coach and current Athletic Director, Philip Fulmer! And with a new date of August 17th, we can all jumpstart our excitement about the upcoming 2018 football season with Coach Fulmer and other VFLs in attendance.
We continue to work towards our goal of providing scholarships to low-income Shelby County students who want to attend the University of Tennessee-Knoxville and this event is a major fundraiser for our goal.
More details to come in the following months, but we will have heavy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, a silent auction and music to create a fun and entertaining evening for everyone!
Attire: cocktail + orange flair