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MidKnight Madness Coming to McKeon Pavilion on Wednesday

Oct. 22, 2007

Moraga, CA - Saint Mary's will kick-off its 2007-08 basketball season by hosting MidKnight Madness on Wednesday, October 24 at 10:30 p.m. in McKeon Pavilion. The night will feature a performance by Bay Area rapper, Keak Da Sneak, and an introduction of the men's and women's basketball teams, which will include highlight films, contests, and much more. The doors to the Pavilion will open at 9:30 p.m., and the event will begin at 10:30 p.m. The event is free for Gael Force Members and season ticket holders. Students not in Gael Force are encouraged to join, otherwise a $15 cover will be charged.

Other events will include performances from the Saint Mary's Cheer and Dance Teams and Pulses, as well as competitions for prizes, and skits by both the men's and women's teams. Sodexho will provide late-night snacks for everyone in attendance.

MidKnight Madness is sponsored by Gael Force, the official student-spirit club of SMC Athletics. Therefore, all Gael Force members will receive free admission, but must go online to reserve their tickets. Students not in Gael Force, are encouraged to join, as nonGael Force members will be required to purchase tickets for $15 at the door (if tickets remain). All tickets should be reserved in advance, as tickets will be limited to the first 1,500 students. For information on how to join Gael Force and print tickets, see below. A service fee of $1 will be added to any ticket printed at the door.

Event is closed to the General Public. No purses, bags, or cameras will be allowed inside.

SIGN-UP FOR GAEL FORCETo sign up for Gael Force, students must return the form linked below to the Athletic Marketing Office. The Marketing office is located in the Trailer, located just behind McKeon Pavilion. With your membership, you will become a part of Gael Force for the remainder of your SMC career, providing you with a new T-shirt each year.

Gael Force Sign Up Form

TO REGISTER FOR YOUR TICKET FOLLOW THE SIMPLE STEPS BELOW:Students wishing to attend MidKnight Madness must request and Print a ticket starting today by following the steps below. Remember, this process will not work unless you are a member of Gael Force!

Step 1: Visit www.SMCGaels.com

Step 2: Click "Ticket Info" link located on the left bar on the front page.

Step 3 Click the "Student Ticket Info" link located on the right side of the page.

Step 4: Click "REQUEST A TICKET" link located on the lower half of the student ticketing page. This will redirect you to the SMCnet login screen.

Step 5: Log in to your SMCnet account using your username and password.

Step 6: Once logged in click on the "REQUEST A BASKETBALL TICKET" link.

Step 7: Click the "Reserve Ticket" link listed under the status column

Step 8: Enter "1" in the white box under the number of tickets to reserve and click "Continue"

Step 9: Click the "Print Your Tickets" button

Step 10: Click the Red "Print Ticket" button

Step 11: When the image of your ticket appears, click the "Print Student Ticket" Link

Step 12:Be sure to bring the ticket and your Student ID to the door. You will not be admitted without both items. The name on the ticket must match the name on the ID.

Please contact the SMC Ticket Office at 631-4392 or smctickets@stmarys-ca.edu with questions.