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Houston Cougars Women's Basketball Announces 2019-20 Promotions

UPDATED: November 8, 2019 -- 8:15 a.m. CT

POSTED: November 6, 2019 -- 3:58 p.m. CT

The Houston Cougars Women's Basketball team announced its promotions for the 2019-20 season.

New for the 2019-20 season is the pre-game light show powered by the Cue Live app. Fans can take part in the player introductions by downloading the app inside the Apple Store or Google Play Store.


Post-Game Team Autographs (Weekend Games)

Fans can receive team autographs from the women's basketball team following each home weekend game.

Sat., November 9 / Sun., November 17 / Sat., November 23 / Sun., December 8 / Sun., January 5 / Sun., January 19 / Sat., January 25

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Bingo Nights (Weekday Games)

On each game falling on a weekday, fans can participate in basketball bingo. Each game will have up to four winners. Each winner will win a swag bag as well an invitation and tickets to Champions Night as the team takes on UConn on Feb 29.

Canned Food Drive (November Games)

Through the month of November, fans can donate non-perishable foods or toiletries to receive a discount ticket for future games.

All proceeds will be donated to the University of Houston's PEEP Pantry. PEEPS Pantry provides free food, toiletries and supplies to University of Houston students in financial need.

The list of items to donate can be found HERE.

Toy Drive (December Games)

The Fertitta Center on the campus of the University of Houston will act as a drop off location for the 2019 KHOU Secret Santa Toy Drive as the Men's & Women's Basketball teams host several games through Dec 19th. As you are out shopping and making plans to attend games during the month of December, be sure to grab an extra toy or teddy bear. During the game on Dec. 8 there will be a Teddy Bear Toss during half time. Those who donate will receive a discounted admission.

Shasta Clause (December Games)

Throughout the month of December, Shasta Clause and Sasha Clause will be available for festive photos on the concourse.


Hoops & Heroes + Lace up for the Cure

November 9 vs. Southeastern Louisiana – 1 p.m.

Houston Women's Basketball is teaming up with the Go 4 the Goal Foundation as they raise awareness for Pediatric Cancer to raise money for those families affected. Fans may purchase tickets or donate directly to the Go 4 the Goal Foundation.

Click HERE to make a donation and purchase tickets.

Click HERE to donate directly.

International Culture Night

November 17 vs. Houston Baptist – 2 p.m.

The Coogs will host a pre-International Education Week event, co-hosted by the University's International Student Organization. We will celebrate and recognize the diversity of both the University of Houston and its athletics department.

Youth Basketball Night & Camper Reunion + Student Appreciation

November 23 vs. Oklahoma – 2 p.m.

Houston welcomes back all Houston Women's Basketball campers back to the Fertitta Center. Houston will also show appreciation to our University of Houston students with free pizza and a raffle.

Oldies, but Goodies Day

December 4 vs. Florida Gulf Coast – 2 p.m.

Houston welcomes senior living communities out for a day of basketball.

Shasta's Throwback Holiday Celebration + Teddy Bear Toss

December 8 vs. Louisiana Tech – 2 p.m.

Join Shasta for a blast from the past holiday celebration. Enjoy your favorite 90's holiday songs and more. As a part of the KHOU canned food drive, the Annual Teddy Bear Toss will also take place at halftime.

Shasta's Education Day and Holiday Extravaganza

December 19 vs. Southern Miss – 11 a.m.

Houston welcomes area elementary and middle schools for a day of education and a holiday celebration.

Fan Appreciation Day

January 5 vs. Memphis – 3 p.m.

This one is for the fans. Fans can enjoy discount concessions and ticket prices for one-day only as the Cougars take on Memphis on ESPN3 to open American Athletic Conference.

Family Game Night

January 8 vs. Temple – 7 p.m.

Join Houston Women's Hoops for a night of family fun. Fans will be able to participate in on-court games such as, life size hungry hippos and tic tac toe. Family 4-packs ticket packages will be available for purchase.

Women's Basketball Alumni Night + Daddy Daughter Day

January 19 vs. ECU – 2 p.m.

Houston Women's basketball will welcome back its alumni. This game will also serve as a Daddy Daughter play day. Come out an enjoy a pre-game activity as well as an opportunity to participate in a father daughter dance at half time.

Lunar New Year

January 25 vs. Wichita State – 2 p.m.

Join Houston as they celebrate the Lunar New Year.

National Girls & Women in Sports Day

February 5 vs. SMU – 7 p.m.

Join the Coogs as they Celebrate National Girls & Women In Sports Day.

African American Heritage Night

February 12 vs. UCF – 7 p.m.

Join the Coogs as they celebrate Black History Month at the Fertitta Center.

Coogs' For a Cure

February 18 vs. Cincinnati – 7 p.m.

Houston invites all breast cancer survivors and advocates to the game as we raise awareness and celebrate those have fought and continue to fight breast cancer.

Senior Day + Black Out

February 29 vs. UConn – 2 p.m.

Join the Coogs as they celebrate seniors: Dorian Branch, Jasmyne Harris and KeAjsa Peace.

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