Fans can join Zook on the field or Weber in the press box for the seventh-inning stretch.
May 9, 2011
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois I FUND is offering a chance to win three unique game experiences at Wrigley Field and Memorial Stadium for all online registrations to Illini Day at Wrigley Field on Saturday, May 14th when the Chicago Cubs take on the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants for a "Saturday Night Special" 6:10 pm first pitch at historic Wrigley Field.
All online registrations for the event will be eligible to win one of the following experiences:
1. Join head football coach Ron Zook on the field as part of his first pitch ceremony prior to the Cubs-Giants game on May 14.
2. Join head men's basketball coach Bruce Weber in the press box to be a part of his Celebrity Conductor appearance in leading the Wrigley Field crowd in the time-honored tradition of singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the Cubs-Giants game on May 14.
3. Use of a Memorial Stadium suite for either the September 3 home opener vs. Arkansas State or the September 10 game vs. South Dakota State.
The deadline to be eligible for entries into these three drawings is Wednesday, May 11 at 5 pm. Winners will be announced online on Friday, May 13 on fightingillini.com and will be contacted directly by the Chicago I FUND office.
Tickets for Illini Day at Wrigley Field are $75 each and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets include access to the pre-game celebration at the Cubby Bear, which runs from 4-6 p.m. and will include an unlimited draft drink package and a dinner buffet of hot dogs, burgers, fries, pasta and dessert, along with a seat next to 500 of your fellow Fighting Illini fans at the Cubs game. To order tickets, click HERE.
For more information or questions, please contact the Chicago I FUND Office at 312-575-7850 or the Illini Ticket Office at 866-ILLINI1.