The Illinois State football team is coming off a FCS playoff quarterfinals appearance and will be opening the 2013 season in the newly renovated Hancock Stadium. Don’t miss out on a chance to be a part of the action, and order season tickets today!

Season tickets are $95 per person for the reserved public. Faculty and staff reserved tickets are $80 per person, and youth (age 12 and under) season tickets are available for $50 per person. Single-game tickets are set to go on sale at 9 p.m. August 6.

Illinois State will play a five-game home schedule in 2013, beginning with a September 21 contest against Abilene Christian at 6 p.m. The Redbirds will also host in-state rival Western Illinois for Homecoming 2013 at 2 p.m. October 5, before hosting three-straight games from October 19 to November 2.

The stretch will start with a game against Indiana State on CommUniversity Day at Illinois State, with kickoff at 1 p.m., and the Redbirds will host South Dakota the following week as part of Family Weekend, also at 1 p.m. The final home game of the season will take place at 1 p.m. November 2 against Northern Iowa.

By purchasing new seats, fans will be enrolled in the Very Important ‘Birds Program. The VIB is a complimentary program offering additional incentives to season ticket holders. New season ticket holders will also be included in a drawing for a special behind-the-scenes opportunity with the Redbird football team.

For questions regarding purchasing season tickets, please call the Illinois State Athletics Ticket Office at (309) 438-8000 or log on to