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 is now open! Teams must register by 10:00am Tuesday, May 14, to be entered in the best team name contest. 

*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.