Join Illinois State University on December 6 at Highline in downtown Chicago to #BacktheBirds as Illinois State football hosts the second round of the FCS playoffs! Support the Missouri Valley Conference co-champions as they welcome the University of Northern Iowa to Hancock Stadium. The action begins at 1 p.m. but the party at Highline begins at 12:30 p.m.

When: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, December 6
Where: Highline, 169 West Kinzie Street, Chicago

A private room in the back of Highline has been reserved for Redbird fans. Bring your friends, grab some lunch, and enjoy great food and drink specials! While registrations aren’t required, let us know if you plan on attending so we have an estimate on the number of people to expect. Register at or by calling Alumni Relations at (309) 438-2586 or (800) 366-4478.