Ways to Experience Redbird Football Fans in Wisconsin

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Dennis Banks


NORMAL, Fig. – Illinois State Athletics has announced several packages that will be available for purchase to support the Redbird football team when they play Wisconsin on Saturday, September 3 at 6 p.m. at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.


The priority deadline for tickets to the Wisconsin game is August 5. Tickets to all Illinois State football away games are on sale, with all orders being allocated by Weisbecker Athletic Fund donor level and then by Raise the Banner priority points. If you have questions about tickets to the Wisconsin game or an Illinois away game, please contact the State of Illinois Ticket office at [email protected] or (309)-438-8000.


Don’t miss the opportunity to introduce the Redbirds to Illinois State University’s 20th President, Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy, and the Director of Athletics. Kyle Brennan, network with other Redbirds and enjoy some Redbird football. The Redbirds Tailgate Experience takes place from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Wisconsin Union and includes a Tailgate Buffet and Cash Bar. The experience is $25 per person and includes a joint performance by the Illinois State Big Red Marching Machine Band and the Wisconsin Band and the Spirit Squads. Use promo code BIRDSTAKEWI when purchasing Wisconsin game tickets to add this exclusive experience. Parking details are available on uwbadgers.com under the fans tab. Questions about the Redbird Rally Package can be directed to Catherine Bridges at [email protected]


As was offered last season with volleyball and women’s basketball, the state of Illinois is offering an exclusive bus tour package for those wishing to travel to Madison for the game. The fan bus, provided by the Weisbecker Athletic Fund, provides transportation to and from the game, a free entry ticket and lunch on the bus. The fan bus ride is available to the first 50 registered fans and costs US$125 per ticket. The bus departs from Redbird Arena at 11:00 am on Saturday 3rd September. Interested fans can purchase the Wisconsin Fan Bus Pack here. If you have any questions about the Fanbus experience, please contact Aidan Hartman by calling (309) 438-2752 or emailing [email protected]

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