The Illinois State women’s basketball team will host the St. Louis Billikens on Thursday, December 20, at 11 a.m. for a special Education Day promotion.

Elementary schools are encouraged to attend and admission will be free for all teachers, chaperones, and students in grades K–5, with registration. Advance registration is required and the deadline to do so is December. 1. Participants may sign up by emailing Assistant Director of Marketing Jordan Ashley.

Students in attendance will receive a free STEM workbook and pencil. Attendees may bring their own lunch, but two lunch options will be available for $4. The options are a slice of pizza with grapes and a drink, or a hot dog with chips and a drink.

Nationally known master of Simon Sez Steve Max will be performing at halftime. Max has appeared on TV and at multiple NBA and NCAA basketball games.

Women’s basketball tickets are available by visiting or by calling (309) 438-8000.