FCA Night at Illinois Men's Basketball

7:15 p.m., Thursday, February 21 - Illinois vs Penn State 
Pre-Game Event: 5:30 p.m. - Ubben Basketball Complex

The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes would like to invite you to attend the Illinois men's basketball game against Penn State at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, February 21 at a special discount. 

Before the game starting at 5:30 p.m., come to an exclusive event hosted by FCA in the Ubben Basketball Complex across the street from Assembly Hall.  There will be pizza, games and activities and you will have the opportunity to hear Illinois student-athletes speak about their faith.  After the game, shoot a layup on the court and hear from an Illini men's basketball player!

Directions to the Ubben Basketball Complex

Tickets and Order Forms

Special $20 Tickets for FCA NightTickets for the game are available at a special discounted rate of $20 plus a $5 processing fee for the order.  To order, simply download the order form and return it via mail (Illinois Athletics Marketing, 1700 S. 4th Street, Champaign, IL 61820) or fax (217-244-0035) to the Illinois Athletics Marketing office.  You may also reserve your tickets over the phone by calling Drew Claassen at (217) 300-0084.

Groups wishing to sit together should order on the same form.

Download the FCA Night Order Form (.pdf)

Deadline to Order

The deadline to guarantee your tickets is Monday, February 11.  Orders may continue to be placed through Monday, February 18 but tickets will only be available while supplies last.

Ticket Delivery

Tickets will be passed out at the pre-game event in the Ubben Basketball Complex starting at 5:00 p.m..  If you need your tickets mailed or picked up in advance, please note that when you place your order or on the order form.

Event Timeline

  • 5:00 p.m. - Arrival and Ticket Pickup at Ubben
  • 5:30 p.m. - Activities with FCA and Illini Student-Athletes
  • 6:15 p.m. - Eat pizza and head over to Assembly Hall
  • 7:15 p.m. - Cheer on the Fighting Illini against Penn State
  • Post-game - Layups on the court and hear from an Illini basketball player


Parking and Dropoff Options

***UPDATE: Drop-offs will be allowed at the circle drive at Bielfeldt off Fourth Street, a short walk from the Ubben Basketball Complex (Google Map Location). Due to parking congestion difficulties, the Ubben Parking lot will not be an option for drop offs.*** Most parking options will be a decent walk from Ubben so please make sure to dress appropriately.

Single-game parking is available for $7 in the Research Park lots off of First Street across from the I Hotel. Click here to view the Basketball Parking Map.

After 5 p.m., a limited number of free parking spaces are located in the Law Library (E15) parking lot at the corner of Fourth Street and Pennsylvania Ave, across from Memorial Stadium.  Please be aware that vehicles parked in this lot before 5 p.m. without an E15 permit are subject to being ticketed. (Google Map Location)

Please note: The Ubben and Bielfeldt parking lots are pass lots only.