Orange and Blue Blood Drive News

UT and Kentucky Square off in Annual Blood Drive


Vol fans will have the chance to bleed orange for the Medic Regional Blood Center’s twenty-sixth annual Battle of the Orange and Blue blood drive next week. Each year UT takes on the University of Kentucky in the friendly competition to see which fan base can bring in more blood donations during a five-day period. The drive begins Monday, November 18, and ends Friday, November 22. Donation sites will be set up across the campus and Knoxville.

UT Battles Kentucky in Blood Drive

Blood Drive

It’s time for UT to “bleed orange” for MEDIC Regional Blood Center’s twenty-fifth annual Battle of the Orange and Blue. The blood drive competition, which puts UT against the University of Kentucky, begins November 12 and ends November 16. Kentucky has won the competition the past two years, so UT students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to show their Volunteer pride and donate blood.

UT Fans Asked to ‘Bleed Orange’ during Orange and Blue Blood Drive Contest

The twenty-fourth annual Orange and Blue Blood Drive, a competition between Tennessee fans and Kentucky fans, will be held November 14–18. Medic Regional Blood Center is calling on all UT faculty, staff, and students to donate blood to help Tennessee fans out-give Kentucky. Last year the Cats won the competition.