Free tickets to JUCO are being handed out this week to students on the Western Slope.

With the Junior College World Series just days away, a sponsorship with Hilltop is allowing students on the Western Slope to receive a free ticket to a game on opening weekend.

The ticket giveaway will be at Bookcliff Middle School, Thursday, May 24 starting at 7:30am. In addition to getting free a free ticket, kids will get to see Mr. JUCO  The school is located at 540 20 1/2 Road.

The first game of this year's tournament will be Saturday morning at Suplizio Field. Kids love to go to JUCO. Some kids love baseball, some love the atmosphere, and some just love to socialize, but there's no question that JUCO is a wonderful family event and the perfect way to kick off the summer.