KINGSTON, R.I. — With the start of the 2016-17 academic year just under 100 days away, Rhode Island Athletics is proud to announce the new student fan club - with a familiar name: the Rhody Ruckus.
Membership is open to all current and incoming students at the University of Rhode Island. For just $10, Rhody Ruckus members will receive the following
- Exclusive Rhody Ruckus t-shirt
- Preferred seating at men's basketball games
- Priority access to sold out games
- Priority access to postseason tickets
- Exclusive invitations to select special events
To join, click here.
"Great gameday atmospheres start with an energetic student section. This official group will lead the charge of building an electric environment for our team and the rest of our fans to feed off,” said Ryan Majercik, assistant AD for marketing. “In addition to earning several valuable benefits for joining, Rhody Ruckus members will affect the outcome of games by creating an intimidating home court advantage for us every night."
Membership dues will fund giveaways, props, costumes and other items that will enhance the gameday experience for students and the group will be led by an executive board of URI students who will be the voice of Rhody Ruckus and of the student section.