Illinois State Athletics is offering a special promotion for alumni to purchase discounted tickets securely through the Athletics Web site,, for the Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 18, versus Missouri State at 2:00 p.m.

A total of 750 reserved-seating tickets, located on the west side of Hancock Stadium, are available for advance purchase. Tickets are $10 each with a maximum of six tickets per order. The special rate will be available while the designated amount lasts, or until Oct. 3.

To reserve your tickets online, visit, choose ‘tickets’ from the top menu, select ‘promotions’ from the left-hand toolbar, enter ‘alum08’ as the promotional code and select the desired amount of tickets (up to six) and complete your transaction.

Tickets may also be purchased by calling the Redbird Arena Ticket Office at (309) 438-8000. Please mention the promotion code ‘alum08’ in order to receive the discounted price.

For those who wish to tailgate with friends and family members underneath a tent on the green grass, check out the Redbird Tent Zone, located just a few steps north of the Hancock Stadium. Different package options are available to accommodate your group, and packages include tables, chairs, tickets and a tent. Visit for pricing, order forms and more information on the Redbird Tent Zone.