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2019 - BIG XII TOURNAMENT

BIG 12 MEN'S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT 2019 - MARCH 12 / MARCH 16

Sprint Center - Downtown Kansas City - #HiltonSouth19 #CyclonesEverywhere

On behalf of the Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City, we welcome you back to #HiltonSouth. After an up-down season for the Cyclones, our boys in Cardinal & Gold will be looking to defend their 2019 Big XII Tournament Championship. The Cyclones will need all of your support to turn the Sprint Center into Hilton South once again, so thrown on your Cardinal & Gold and let’s make Kansas City feel like home for Cyclone Nation!

The Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City has many events planned for each day of your stay here in Kansas City, so please check out the information below. As well, all of this information can be found on the Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City facebook page or website. We hope to see you all in a few weeks, and please let us know if you have any questions leading up or during the tournament. Here’s to a strong finish in the regular season, and as always Let’s Go State!!!

Loyal. Forever. True. #HiltonSouth19 #CyclonesEverywhere

Bryan A. Schmidt

President, Iowa State Alumni Association of Kansas City

www.kccyclones.org

kansascityclones@gmail.com

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 12TH

Get excited, Cyclones! “Hilton South” will be here before we know it, so make sure you’re planning to kick off the March mayhem with your fellow Cyclones in KC. #CyclonesEverywhere will gather March 12 (6-8 p.m.) at Thompson Barn, 11184 Lackman Road in Lenexa, Kansas. A program featuring Jeff Johnson (PhD '14), ISU Alumni Association Lora and Russ Talbot Endowed President and CEO, will begin at 7 p.m. Parking will be available on site.

Business casual attire. Cardinal and gold is encouraged.


COST:
Cost to attend is $20/person for nonmembers, $15/person for ISU Alumni Association members, and $10/person for young alumni (age 34 & under).

Register online: https://securelb.imodules.com/s/565/17/interior.aspx?sid=565&gid=1&pgid=4623&cid=6380

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13TH

Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City and Kelly's Westport Inn host our annual Big 12 Tournament Happy Hour. An Iowa State Tradition in Kansas City, Kelly's Westport Inn has become our home away from Hilton for years and if you haven't been to our kickoff party yet be sure to swing on by and grab a mug or two! Live Music, Drink and Food Specials, and so much more! Join us for a night of Cardinal and Gold!

 

WHEN:

March 13th, 2019

Happy Hour - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Kelly's Westport Inn is open till 2:00 AM

 

WHERE:

Kelly's Westport Inn

500 Westport Road

Kansas City, Missouri 64111

 

LIVE MUSIC:

"FAC FAVORITE" and returning musician, Brian Congdon

5:30 PM to 8:30 PM 

 

COST:

Free! Drink Specials - ISU MUG DEAL.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14TH

Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City and McFadden's will host the Quarterfinal Big 12 Tournament Tipoff Party. Schedule to be determined as team's advance.

 

WHEN:

March 14th, 2019

Pre-Game Festivities – To Be Determined*

Post-Game Festivities – To Be Determined*

 

WHERE:

McFadden's Sports Saloon

1330 Grand Boulevard

Kansas City, Missouri 64106

 

COST:

Free! 

THURSDAY, MARCH 14TH

Can You Say Busch Light!!!

Join the Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City as we kickoff Thursday's BIG 12 Tournament Action with a new tradition - Happy Hour @ Taps On Main. Regardless of when the Cyclones play, head to Taps on Main (the Old Ruins Pub) and take advantage of deals tailored to Cyclone Nation

Taps on Main is a locally owned sports bar and grill in the heart of Kansas City's Crossroads Arts District. Founded in 2019 by 3 brothers and their families, Taps on Main has a 40 tap Pour-Your-Own-Beer (PYOB) wall, a full service bar, and a dozen televisions.

Website:
https://www.tapsonmain.com/

We hope you join us at Taps On Main during this BIG 12 Tournament and take advantage of these great deals. Make sure to wear your Cardinal & Gold!!!

 

WHEN:

March 14th, 2019 through March 16th, 2019

WHERE:

Taps On Main

1715 Main Street

Kansas City, Missouri 64108

 

SPECIALS:

$2 Busch Light Can Special(available throughout the tournament)

$20 Parking @ Taps On Main Special, $10 applied to your Bar Tab

FRIDAY, MARCH 15TH 

Afternoon Happy Hour @ Up-Down

Join the Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City as we head to one of our favorite Crossroads District and Iowa-Based Bar, Up-Down. From Noon to 3 PM, all Cyclone Fans in Kansas City can enjoy one of a kind deals at a location just blocks away from the Sprint Center. Come kick off what should be a great Friday of the BIG XII Tournament!

WHEN:
March 15th, 2019
Happy Hour - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

WHERE:
Up-Down Kansas City
101 Southwest Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108

COST:
Free! Deals for Cyclones include $.10 Tokens and $4 Wells for the extent of the Happy Hour

 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 15TH (subject to team advancing)

 

Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City and McFadden's will host the Semifinal Big 12 Tournament Tipoff Party. Schedule to be determined as team's advance.

 

WHEN:

March 15th, 2019

Pre-Game Festivities – To Be Determined*

Post-Game Festivities – To Be Determined*

 

WHERE:

McFadden's Sports Saloon

1330 Grand Boulevard

Kansas City, Missouri 64106

 

COST:

Free! 

SATURDAY, MARCH 16TH (subject to team advancing)

 

Iowa State Alumni of Kansas City and McFadden's will host the Championship Big 12 Tournament Tipoff Party. Schedule to be determined as team's advance.

 

WHEN:

March 16th, 2019

Pre-Game Festivities – To Be Determined

Post-Game Festivities – To Be Determined

 

WHERE:

McFadden's Sports Saloon

1330 Grand Boulevard

Kansas City, Missouri 64106

 

COST:

Free!

 

 

POWER AND LIGHT PEP RALLY'S - IOWA STATE

OPENING ROUND SPIRIT RALLY - LOCATION TO BE DETERMINED

Iowa State Alumni Association & Cyclone Club

 

TIME TO BE DETERMINED*

All pep rallies are to be set as teams advance, so stay tuned each day throughout the tournament for the latest news.

 

OTHER THINGS TO DO WHILE IN KANSAS CITY

 

 

BIG 12 TOURNAMENT 5K (COLOR IT CARDINAL & GOLD)

Running in the Big 12 5K, dress up in your best Cardinal and Gold and let all of Kansas City know that this is #HiltonSouth

ST. PATRICK DAY 5K (COLOR IT CARDINAL & GOLD)

Sign up and run in the KC Track Clubs Annual Westport St. Patty's Day Run, then join the Cyclone Crowd for a few drinks at Kelly's Westport Inn afterwards. Dress up in you Cardinal and Gold!

2019 SNAKE SATURDAY PARADE IN NORTH KANSAS CITY

Snake Saturday is the largest Irish Festival in the area, with near 100,000 participants in the two day event.  Snake Saturday begins on Friday evening with the opening of the carnival area and the Annual Charity Cook-off.  The event continues on Saturday with the addition of food vendors, a free children’s area, and children’s stage and of course the Parade!

BOULEVARD BREWING TOURS

Whether it's your first time or lived in Kansas City for a while, nothing beats stopping by our Hometown Brewery for a little taste of Kansas City! Brewery Tours and Much More!

KC BIER COMPANY

It might be a little bit of a drive from the Sprint Center, but you should grab a flight or beer or two from another hometown brewery that has served as a gamewatch location for our local chapter this season. Enjoy!

CHICKEN 'N' PICKLE - NORTH KANSAS CITY

A new Outdoor/Indoor Entertainment Venue and Restaurant Concept in North Kansas City. Play pickleball, grab a healthy bite to eat or challenge your friends to lawn games like battleship or cornhole.

THE OTHER PLACE - DOWNTOWN OVERLAND PARK

Need we say more! An old ISU tradition continues in Kansas City, as The Other Place calls Downtown Overland Park home. Swing on by and enjoy the smells and taste of your favorite neighborhood bar!

WIDE RIGHT NATTY LIGHT

Here is a comprehensive overview / guide to your upcoming weekend in Kansas City!

Welcome to Hilton South, Cyclone Nation!!!

IOWA STATE ALUMNI OF KANSAS CITY (C)2019

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