2019 Poker Walk

Date/Time: 5/15/19 11:30am
Location: Gregory Gym

Celebrate National Employee Health and Fitness Day by participating in the 28th Annual Poker Walk, presented by WinStar World Casino and Resort!

Event Date: May 15, 2019, 11:30am
Who Can Participate: Current and retired UT Faculty and Staff
Cost: Free

Walk a 1-mile course and gather poker chips at five stations along the course. Turn in your chips in the Gregory Gym Arena and you will be dealt a poker hand - depending on your luck and how good a hand you are dealt - you may win a prize! Stay for the entertainment, receive giveaways, have lunch and pose for a team photo. This event is free and is open to all current and retired UT faculty and staff.

Registration for the 2019 Poker Walk is now closed. However, RecSports welcomes you to attend if you missed the registration deadline. Join us at the start line at the Turtle Pond to participate! 

*T-shirt size availability will be on a first come first served basis on event day. 

Day of Event Schedule
Time Activity
11:30am Walking route opens at start line. The start line is at the Turtle Pond. 
12:10pm Start line closes 

Turn in your chips in the Gregory Gym Arena to be dealt your hand

Pick up your free event T-shirt

Enjoy lunch 

12:15pm-12:25pm Special appearance by “Elvis” in the Gregory Gym Arena

Team photos in the Gregory Gym Arena 


Announcements and Prizes Awarded


Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • Best Team Name
  • Best Team Costume
  • Most Energetic Walkers
  • Top Hands

Course Map

If you need an acommodation to participate in this event, please contact Randall Ford at 512.471.3116 no later than five business days prior to the event.