Illinois Announces Tailgate Before Northwestern Game
Nov. 12, 2008
University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics officials have announced that the I FUND, in conjunction with the Chicago Illini Club, is inviting fans to a pregame tailgate prior to the Illinois-Northwestern football game in Evanston Saturday, Nov. 22. The tailgate will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Frank Govern Memorial Golf Course, three hours before the 2:30 p.m. kickoff.
Tickets are available for $35 ON-LINE and entering "ifund" in the discount code field. Walk-up tickets on game day, if available, will be $50. The tailgate ticket includes unlimited food, beer and non-alcoholic drinks, and the event will be held inside a spacious heated tent. Tailgate tickets for children under 10 years of age are $10. The deadline to receive the advance ticket price is Wednesday, Nov. 19.
Tickets to the football game are available by contacting either the Illinois or Northwestern athletic ticket offices. Fans can purchase tickets by phone at 1-866-ILLINI-1 or in person at the Assembly Hall box office. The Northwestern ticket office can be reached at www.nusports.com or by phone at 1-847-491-2287.