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Countdown to Kickoff Luncheon Set for August 18

This year’s UCF Countdown to Kickoff Luncheon, presented by KnightPass, is back and scheduled for Friday, August 18, at Addition Financial Arena. This annual event raises philanthropic support for UCF student-athletes. To date, the countdown to kickoff luncheon has raised $520,000.

Guests will have the opportunity to hear from UCF president Alexander Cartwright, vice president and director of athletics Terry Mohajir and head football coach Gus Malzahn during the event program. Funds raised at this event support the Football Excellence Fund. Join us for UCF’s first kickoff luncheon as a member of the Big 12 Conference. A limited number of tickets and tables are still available and can purchased online! 

Individual tickets are $150. Corporate tables and sponsorships begin at $1,200, which includes two UCF Athletics football student-athletes, coaches or staff seated with them. Questions about tickets and sponsorship opportunities can be directed to or 407.882.1289.

Friday, August 18, 2023

11 a.m. | Registration

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Luncheon

Addition Financial Arena

12777 Gemini Blvd. N

Orlando, FL 32816


KnightPass is a UCF-branded specialty toll sticker that works on all toll roads throughout Florida, Georgia and North Carolina. KnightPass offers exclusive toll discounts and is available for purchase online and at the UCF bookstore. KnightPass is a product of E-PASS, owned and operated by the Central Florida Expressway Authority. Learn more at