Saturday, September 08, 2018 - Wednesday, November 14, 2018


Huskie Stadium, 1525 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, Illinois


6:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Northern Illinois University Intercollegiate Athletics is celebrating the Illinois Bicentennial during the 2018 NIU Football season. Among the highlights of Huskie Athletics’ bicentennial celebration will be September 8, 2018 football home opener vs. the University of Utah at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb. During the home opener and throughout the 2018 football home schedule, NIU will recognize some of the historic and significant contributions the university, local community and northern Illinois region has had on the state during its first 200 years. NIU Athletics plans to partner with the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau (DCCVB) to highlight a number of our local attractions (Ellwood House/Barb Wire Museum, DeKalb County History Center, DeKalb Kite Fest, Whiskey Acres, Jonamac Orchard, etc.) as part of NIU’s recognition of the Illinois Bicentennial. NIU Football schedule includes the following game dates: Sept. 8 vs. Utah, Sept. 15 vs. Central Michigan, October 13 vs. Ohio, November 7 vs. Toledo, November 14 vs. Miami (OH).

Cost of Admission: $Ticket prices vary depending on the game and seat location and begin at 15 (East Side general admission) or 20 (West Side reserved) for the Toledo and Miami weeknight #MACtion games. Single game tickets for the Utah contest are prices at 35 and 40, while the Central Michigan and Ohio game prices are 25 and 30, depending on location. Discounted group pricing is available for groups as small as 15 people by calling 815-753-PACK (7225).

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