(WBIR) It's time for a big push from Big Orange Nation to make sure the Vols don't lose MEDIC'S 'Battle of the Orange and Blue' for the fourth straight year.

The 26th annual competition has University of Tennessee face off against University of Kentucky to see who can get the most fans to donate blood.

Kick-off: Battle of the Orange and Blue

As of Thursday morning, MEDIC said Wildcat fans held a 72 point lead over Vols fans, official score is Vol fans 2007 to 2079 for Cat fans.

But, there's still two days left in the competition so plenty of time for Big Orange Nation to show their support.

MEDIC community drives scheduled for Thursday:

  • 1601 Ailor Ave, 8am-6pm
  • 11000 Kingston Pk/Farragut, 9am-7pm
  • Food City/Maynardville, 10am-6pm
  • Walmart/Lenoir City, 10am-6pm
  • Walmart/Morristown, 10am-6pm
  • University Center, Suites 223-225, 10am-6pm
  • Hess Hall/Lobby, 12pm-8pm

All blood donors receive a t-shirt, Papa John's Pizza and a Frosty from Wendy's. In addition, people who donate at Medic Centers also receive a free movie pass for Regal Cinemas.

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