Illini Football Guide to Game Day

Aug. 28, 2014

To ensure that your Fighting Illini football game day experience is an enjoyable one, here is some information that will help make your trip to Memorial Stadium as smooth as possible.

Gameday Central
Fan Guide
Seating Map
Parking Map
Concessions Map
Memorial Stadium

Game Day Timeline // Aug. 30, 2014 vs. Youngstown State
7 am - Parking Lots OpenGame day purchase lots $20 per car | Parking Map
8:30 am - Illini WalkWelcome the team as they arrive at Memorial Stadium and walk through the Street Fest area down First Street to Irwin Drive
8:45 am - Street FestThe Illini Walk officially kicks-off Street Fest, which features live entertainment, food vendors and free family-friendly activities on First Street right outside Memorial Stadium | Street Fest Info
9:31 am - Gates OpenFans can enter Memorial Stadium
11:01 am - KickoffIllinois vs. Youngstown State | Game Info

Fan Text Message System: Should fans need assistance while inside the stadium, they can contact event management staff by sending a text message to 69050, keyword ILLINI from their mobile phone. Be sure to include the problem and location of the incident, including the section number, row and seat number (if applicable) in the message.

Guest Services: Guest services centers are located near Gate 15 on the east side of the stadium and near the middle of the Great West Hall on the west side of the stadium.

Ticket Office: The Illinois Ticket Office is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is temporarily located at 2141 South Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820.

Game Day Ticket Sales: Ticket booths are located on the South side of Kirby Ave. half way between First and Fourth Streets. They open at 9 a.m. for morning and afternoon games.

Public Ticket Will Call: Tickets can be picked up at the temporary Illinois Ticket office, located at the Northwest corner of the State Farm Center. Will call opens at 9 a.m. For morning or early afternoon games. In order to obtain tickets at Will Call, a valid photo ID that matches the name on the order must be presented at the time of pick up. Refunds are not issued for unclaimed tickets left at will call.

Overnight RV Parking: RV and motorhome parking is available Friday night before home games in Lot 33 starting at 6 p.m. Starting at 7 am on Saturday, RVs will either need to pay the $40 to stay in the lot, or relocate to their respective pass lot.