Reggie Redbird invites you to have fun after the parade and before the big game at his Homecoming Tailgate Saturday, October 4, starting at 11:30 a.m.

Enjoy free food, live music from Heroso, games, a photo booth, door prizes, and more on the lawn outside Turner Hall. The first 500 students will receive special spirit sunglasses. Attendees can also enter to win one of two grand prizes: urBeats by Dre and a Fitbit.
What: Reggie’s Homecoming Tailgate
When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, October 4
Where: lawn outside Turner Hall (just south of Hancock Stadium)
Cost: The event is free for Illinois State students with ID! Non-Illinois State students and families may attend with Illinois State students. Reggie’s Tailgate is an alcohol-free tailgate co-sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and Illinois State Athletics.


Questions about Reggie’s Tailgate can be submitted to For a full listing of Homecoming week activities, visit