Register now for annual Ohio UK Convention

When Freddie Maggard talks football, everyone listens. (Gary Moyers Photo)

When Freddie Maggard talks football, everyone listens. (Gary Moyers Photo)


The Time Has Come To Register for OHIO’s 27th Annual UK Convention!

The UK Convention is an annual get together of UK fans to celebrate the University of Kentucky basketball and other UK teams. It is held annually on the 3rd Saturday in July. Various guest speakers are featured who provide current information and/or historical perspectives of UK athletics.


         For the 2016 convention:

When: Saturday, July 16,  9:00am-3:30pm 

Where: Eastview Baptist Church,                       4289 St Rt 122, Franklin, Ohio 45005

Take exit 32 off  I-75 and go east on St Rt 122 for about 2 miles. (View map at right)

You may use the “contact us” form at to get more information or pre-register.

The 2016 UK Convention will be held Saturday, July 16th 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Registration 8:30 – 9:00 am 
Lunch and Fellowship 12:00 -1:30 pm

Registration costs $25

Guest Speakers for 2016:

Jack “Goose” Givens 

MVP of 1978 NCAA Basketball Champions-UK Wildcats, 

Kentucky Mr. Basketball, Parade All-American, UK All-American, Pro player

Larry Vaught 

Eight-time Kentucky Sports Writer of the Year

Centre College Athletics Website Writer

WLAP, Sunday Morning Sports Talk Writer; UK minute 2x/daily on 8 radio stations 

Editor of

Weekly column on UK sports in 31 Kentucky newspapers

DeWayne Peevy

Deputy Athletic Director; Men’s Basketball Program Overseer

Liaison: Southeastern Conference and SEC Network Offices

Ryan Clark and Joe Cox

authors, Latest book: The Ky Wildcats Fans Bucket List (our UK Convention made the list of 100 things to know and do before they die)

Freddie Maggard 

University of Kentucky Football Team Captain; Three-time All SECAcademic Team 1989, 1990, 1991

Kentucky Sports Radio Writer; Host of WYMT’s Chalk Talk

UK Radio Network Analyst (Leach Report’s Monday Morning Quarterback Analyst)

Note: A Convention 1st! Former Basketball Player, Cameron Mills, will conduct his radio show on Fox Sports 1580AM and iheart Radio live from our convention from 10-12 noon.

Question? Call Jim Porter 937-746-8758 or use the contact form to email him.

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