Another exciting year of Illinois State Redbird volleyball and football is just around the corner, and single-tickets for both team’s 2019 seasons are on sale now.
Tickets are available online at GoRedbirds.com/tickets, by phone at (309) 438-8000, or in person at the Redbird Arena box office. Parking passes will also be available for all games at the time of purchase, with a limit of five parking passes per game per customer this season.
The Redbird volleyball team, under the direction of third-year head coach Leah Johnson, opens its home schedule with the Redbird Classic, as Illinois State will welcome in 2018 NCAA Tournament participants Illinois, UCF and Marquette from Sept. 13–15. ISU will open Missouri Valley Conference play on Sept. 27–28, when Missouri State and Southern Illinois make the trek to Normal. A pair of contests against Loyola Chicago (Oct. 18) and Valparaiso (Oct. 19) will be the Redbirds’ lone home matches in October, before returning to Redbird Arena for five matches in November. ISU will host Bradley (Nov. 1), UNI (Nov. 8), Drake (Nov. 9), Indiana State (Nov. 22) and Evansville (Nov. 23) during that stretch.
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 15 or more fans are also $5 each, with all volleyball seating at the newly-renovated Redbird Arena being general admission.
The Redbird football team, under the leadership of longtime head coach Brock Spack, will host six home contests in 2019, with the season-opener set for Sept. 7 against Morehead State at Hancock Stadium. Ticket prices for the Morehead State (Sept. 7), Northern Arizona (Sept. 21), Northern Iowa (Nov. 2) and Missouri State (Nov. 16) games will be $30 for adults in prime locations (sections 103-105), $25 for adults in reserved sections and $20 for adults in general admission sections.
Prices for the North Dakota State (Oct. 5) Family Weekend game and the Indiana State (Oct. 26) Homecoming contest will be $40 for adults in prime locations (sections 103–105), $35 for adults in reserved sections and $35 for adults in general admission sections.
For all games, youth (ages 12 and younger) tickets will cost $15 and Illinois State student tickets will be priced at $5 with a valid student ID for all contests. Children two and under are free for all games when sitting on their parents’ lap. Group ticket rates are also available for parties of 15 or more for each game except for the Family Weekend and Homecoming contests. Please contact the group sales office at (309) 438-8000 extension 2 for more information.
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 $25 per person. Amenities include a cash bar featuring draught beer, field-level views of the game, and several bar top tables with space to socialize.
As a reminder, the Illinois State Athletics Department will continue its clear bag safety policy for fans and patrons attending games at Hancock Stadium and Redbird Arena during the 2019–2020 season. For more information, frequently asked questions, stadium maps and a list of permitted items, visit GoRedbirds.com/ClearBagPolicy.