Another exciting year of Illinois State Redbird football and volleyball is just around the corner, and fans have an opportunity to buy single-game tickets for both team’s 2018 seasons beginning Thursday, July 26, at 9 a.m.
The Redbird volleyball team, under the direction of head coach Leah Johnson, will host its annual Red & White scrimmage at Redbird Arena on August 17 at 6 p.m., before starting the 2018 season with an exhibition match versus DePaul on Saturday, August 18 at 1 p.m. Following a competitive non-conference slate away from home, Illinois State will host Evansville and Indiana State for its home-opening Missouri Valley Conference weekend, September 28 and September 29, respectively.
Single-game volleyball tickets start at $10 for adults and $5 for youth 12 and under (free with a Reggie’s Kids Club membership), and ISU students are admitted for free with valid student ID. Group single-game rates for 20 or more fans are also $5 each, with all volleyball seating at Redbird Arena being general admission
The Redbird football team, under the leadership of tenth-year head coach Brock Spack, will host six home games, with the season-opener set for September 1 against Saint Xavier at Hancock Stadium.
Ticket prices for the Saint Xavier (Sept. 1), Eastern Illinois (Sept. 8), Western Illinois (Oct. 6), and Youngstown State (Nov. 17) games will be $27 for adults and $15 for youth (ages 12 and under). Children two and under are free for all games when sitting on their parents’ lap.
Prices for the Southern Illinois (Oct. 13) Homecoming game and the South Dakota (Oct. 27) Family Weekend contest will be $40 for adults and $20 for youth. Illinois State student tickets will be priced at $5 with a valid student ID.
The 2018 home schedule features the following exciting promotions:
- September 1 vs. Saint Xavier – Reggie’s Kids Club Night & Fireworks
- September 8 vs. Eastern Illinois – CommU
- October 6 vs. Western Illinois – Spack Stache Bash
- October 13 vs. Southern Illinois – Homecoming
- October 27 vs. South Dakota – Family Weekend
- November 17 vs. Youngstown – Senior Day and Military Appreciation
Group ticket rates are also available for parties of 20 or more and are only available for Saint Xavier, Eastern Illinois, Western Illinois, and Youngstown State. Please contact the group sales office at (309) 438-8000, ext. 2 for more information.
Tickets will be available online at GoRedbirds.com/Tickets, by phone at (309) 438-8000, or in person at the Redbird Arena box office. An online-only pre-sale for Weisbecker Scholarship Fund donors will also take place beginning on Monday, July 23, at 9 a.m. Parking passes will be available for all games at the time of purchase. There is a limit of five parking passes per game per customer this season.
Fans can also get an exclusive view of the field from the Heller Stores Touchdown Terrace. Covering half of the south end zone of Hancock Stadium, tickets in the Heller Stores Touchdown Terrace start at $35 per person and include a hot dog and small soda voucher. Amenities include a cash bar featuring draught beer, field-level views of the game, several bar top tables with space to socialize, and a 20-by-30 tent. The south end zone will also feature two separate 50-person private tent areas for rent.