Capping a weeklong thank you to fans and supporters, Illinois State Athletics will host a free screening of the worldwide hit Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Friday, June 17, beginning at 7 p.m. at Hancock Stadium.

Gates to the stadium will open at 6 p.m. Moviegoers are asked to bring blankets to sit on the turf (no chairs will be allowed) and grab their spot to watch the fan favorite on the Hancock Stadium scoreboard. Seating will also be available in the East and West bleachers of Hancock Stadium.

Hancock Stadium Movie Night concludes a weeklong schedule of events that the Illinois State Athletics Department will host to thank the community for its support throughout the year. Details about events and appearances throughout Community Appreciation Week will be announced soon on