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ZIPS Car Wash Introduces Fansgiving with 14 Days of Kentucky Wildcat® Basketball Ticket Giveaways


Lexington, KY – (November 22, 2022)— As college basketball season is underway, ZIPS Car Wash ( continues to celebrate its partnership with the University of Kentucky® Wildcats with Fansgiving – ZIPS way of saying thank you to its local customers with 14 Days of Wildcats Basketball ticket giveaways. Customers can enter to win tickets now and no purchase is necessary. Ticket giveaways for Fansgiving are happening now through December 4th and will feature pairs of tickets to upcoming men’s home basketball games against teams like Bellarmine, Yale, Florida A&M and Louisville.

“During this time of Thanksgiving, this is just one way we can give back to Wildcat fans and show our appreciation to our Lexington customers for their commitment to our brand,” said Mark Youngworth, Chief Marketing Officer, ZIPS Car Wash. “Activating our partnership with the school and providing tickets to our customers is one of the most fun elements of our sponsorship and we can’t wait to share these coveted Wildcat basketball tickets to games held in Rupp Arena,” he added.

ZIPS announced its multi-year investment in the University of Kentucky® athletic programs in September. The extensive sponsorship agreement was made with JMIS and ZIPS is now the "Official Car Wash of the Kentucky Wildcats™.” ZIPS Car Wash acquired eight locations in Lexington in 2021 and is proud to support the local sports team. ZIPS owns and operates 18 locations across Kentucky, and over 275 locations across 24 states.

Leading the car wash industry in collegiate sports sponsorships, ZIPS is committed to enhancing the Wildcat fan experience both on game day and beyond. This multi-year partnership provides ZIPS Unlimited members, retail customers, and Wildcat fans a sweepstakes to win game day tickets and VIP experiences throughout the UK Football, Basketball and Baseball seasons. Customers can enter to win tickets beyond the Fansgiving giveaway by visiting

About ZIPS Car Wash

ZIPS Car Wash, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the largest privately held car wash operator nationwide. ZIPS is among the fastest growing express car wash chains in the country, operating more than 275 locations across 24 states. With over 18 years of car washing experience, ZIPS has invested in industry leading technology, creative hiring and training methods, local partnerships, and a laser-focus on customer care as driving forces behind ZIPS growing business model. ZIPS Car Wash is about much more than getting cars clean. Our #1 purpose is to make people happy, from our community outreach efforts and fundraising programs to our focus on employees. ZIPS strives for a great, clean, and fun customer experience. To learn more visit:


JMI Sports is a leading media rights and venue development company that provides management of collegiate multimedia rights, sponsorship sales agency representation, and project management expertise for the development of collegiate and professional sports facilities. The company serves to maximize each client’s economic potential through customized initiatives, from marketing and branding solutions to facility design strategies. JMI Sports’ signature collegiate multimedia rights partnerships include the University of Kentucky, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh, Harvard University, DePaul University, and joint-venture properties of the University of Georgia and Columbia University (with Learfield IMG College), and University of Notre Dame (with Legends). JMI Sports also represents several conferences, including the Ivy League, the Mid-American Conference, the Mountain West Conference, the Southern Conference, the Patriot League and the Atlantic 10. JMI Sports also serves as third-party sales representation for premier sports properties, venues and events, including the Breeders’ Cup, Clemson University, Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, The Armory in New York City, the Millrose Games, and the Penn Relays. JMI Sports was founded in 2006 by CEO Erik Judson and technology entrepreneur John Moores, former owner of the San Diego Padres. To learn more, please visit