Dates Set For Big Orange Caravan

Date For Chattanooga May 16

Friday, April 12, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

KNOXVILLE -- The 2013 Big Orange Caravan will be making five stops this May and will feature appearances from University of Tennessee coaches, including head football coach Butch Jones, head men’s basketball coach Cuonzo Martin, and head women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick. Vols broadcaster Bob Kesling will serve as the master of ceremonies for each event.


This May’s Caravan contains five stops and will begin in Memphis on May 9.

Other tour stops include Chattanooga (May 16), Kingsport (May 20), Atlanta (May 21), and Nashville (May 23).

Click on the links below for more information related to each Caravan stop.

REGISTRATION LINKS:

Memphis (May 9): www.volsconnect.com/2013bocmemphis

Chattanooga (May 16): www.volsconnect.com/2013bocchattanooga

Kingsport (May 20): www.volsconnect.com/2013bockingsport

Atlanta (May 21): www.volsconnect.com/2013bocatlanta

Nashville (May 23): www.volsconnect.com/2013bocnashville


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