Southern Illinois has six exciting home games in 2014, including five night games for the first time in school history. Looking to take in the experience of a Division I football game on the Southern Illinois University campus? Take a look at all the great deals we have over the course of the season and come see the action for yourself. Want more information about a promotion or ticket prices? Contact Saluki Marketing at (618) 453-5153 or email Steve Sowers at SSowers@SIU.edu.  

    Promotions Calendar

    Date / Time / OpponentPromotion

    Saluki Fan Fest
    Thursday, Aug. 21
    6:30 p.m.
    Free Admission

    » Free ice cream, chocolate milk, juice and giveaways provided by Prairie Farms
    » Withers Broadcasting radio station remote broadcast
    » Free schedule posters and cards
    » Saluki Team Store on site with all the latest Saluki gear
    » Saluki Shakers, cheerleaders and mascots Grey Dawg and Brown Dawg will be interacting with fans
    » Bounce house and inflatable obstacle course, courtesy of Murdale True Value/Just Ask Rental
    » Saluki football players leading drills in throwing, catching and kicking
    » Special football obstacle course
    » Dress like a Saluki photo opportunities with SIU football helmets and pads
    » Saluki Football Tag Day -- Fans have the opportunity to purchase 2014 season tickets
    » In-stadium music

    vs. Taylor
    Thursday, Aug. 28
    7 p.m.
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    » (618) Salukis: Carbondale and Murphysboro Night | Flier

    • $6.18 in-advance tickets to fans with a Murphysboro or Carbondale address (No day-of-game sales)
    • High school students from Carbondale and Murphysboro HS receive free admission with proof of ID at the game
    • Parents can purchase tickets for $10 per adult or $6 per youth (HS and younger) on the day of the game
    • Special video board recognition for groups that purchase 20 or more tickets
    • Logo placement on Facebook advertising of game

    » Saluki Sprint - Annual tradition of the newest students on SIU's campus running on the field and are welcomed by Southern Illinois. Get there early--you don't want to miss the Saluki Sprint.

    » Youth Football Night - All youth football players who wear their jerseys will get into the game for free, and guests can purchase tickets at a discounted price. (Parents and family can purchase tickets for $10 for adults and $6 for kids). For more information call Steve Sowers at (618) 453-5153.

    » 4 for $40 - For just $40, fans can purchase four end zone bleacher tickets, four drinks and four food items (hot dog, nacho or pretzel)

    • Note: All sales for the 4 for $40 must be made prior to the game

    » Postgame Fireworks - Stay put after the game for a free fireworks display!

    vs. SEMO
    Saturday, Sept. 13
    6 p.m.
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    » (618) Salukis: Marion and Harrisburg Night | Flier

    • $6.18 in-advance tickets to fans with a Marion or Harrisburg address (No day-of-game sales)
    • High school from Marion or Harrisburg HS students receive free admission with proof of ID at the game
    • Parents can purchase tickets for $10 per adult or $6 per youth (HS or younger) on the day of the game
    • Special video board recognition for groups that purchase 20 or more tickets
    • Logo placement on Facebook advertising of game

    » Military Appreciation Night - All military, both veterans and those in active duty, will receive free admission into the game. The Traveling Vietnam Wall will be at the football practice fields on Thursday, September 11, through Sunday, September 14. It will be open 24 hours a day and is 80 percent the size of the wall in Washington D.C.

    » Scout Night | Girl Scouts Flier | Boy Scouts Flier - Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts can attend the game for the discounted prices of $6 for scouts and $10 for adults and leaders. T-shirts will be available as well.

    » FCA Night | Flier - The annual FCA Night allows FCA Huddles and Faith groups access to discounted ticket options. For more information, contact Alex Rhodes at (618) 453-8941.

    » Postgame Fireworks - Stay put after the game for a free fireworks display!

    vs. Western Illinois
    Saturday, Sept. 27
    6 p.m.
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    » Family Weekend - The annual Family Weekend features a lot of entertainment on campus, highlighted by the evening football game at Saluki Stadium. SIU welcomes all family members to the SIU Family Weekend Tailgate on Saluki Row.

    » Black Out Cancer - The Southern Illinois football program will host the fourth annual Black Out Cancer game. Fans will be able to bid on a jersey in advance of the game at SalukisBlackOutCancer.com. Winning bidders can place the name of their choosing on the back of a jersey that will be worn by an SIU football player during the game. After the game, players will present the jerseys to the winning bidders. All proceeds go to Southern Illinois Healthcare's Hope is Home Campaign for a state-of-the-art cancer treatment center in southern Illinois. To date, the Black Out Cancer game has raised more than $250,000 for the Hope is Home Campaign.

    » Saluki Kickoff 5K - The fourth annual Saluki Kickoff 5K, presented by The Southern Illinoisian and Woodard Wellness Group, will precede the game. The Saluki Kickoff 5K will give participants a scenic run around the SIU campus with a chance to take in views of the new Saluki Athletics facilities, as well as Campus Lake and other natural features on campus. The race ends in Saluki Stadium, where runners will be able to watch themselves on the video board as they cross the finish line. More Information | Registration PDF

    » Postgame Fireworks - Stay put after the game for a free fireworks display!

    vs. South Dakota
    Saturday, Oct. 4
    6 p.m.
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    » (618) Salukis: Carterville, West Frankfort and Benton Night | Flier

    • $6.18 in-advance tickets to fans with a Carterville, West Frankfort and Benton address (No day-of-game sales)
    • High school students from Carterville, West Frankfort and Benton  receive free admission with proof of ID at the game
    • Parents can purchase tickets for $10 per adult or $6 per youth (HS or younger) on the day of the game
    • Special video board recognition for groups that purchase 20 or more tickets
    • Logo placement on Facebook advertising of game

    » Stache Out - It was a hit last year, so we brought it back for Year 2! Grow out your mustache and bring the power of the 'stache to Saluki Stadium. If you don't or can't, don't worry! We'll be giving out free mustaches at the gate.

    » Special Olympics Night | Flier - Special ticket discounts for athletes and family members of Special Olympics Illinois.

    » Heroes in Uniform Night - Special ticket discounts for firefighters, police officers and EMT/Ambulance drivers. For more information, call Sean Tobin at (618) 453-8714.

    » Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night - SIU faculty and staff can get one free end zone ticket to a University employee with proof of ID, and they can purchase additional tickets for just $10 for adults and $6 for children. To order tickets, please visit the SIU Ticket Office at SIU Arena or McLeod Theater. All tickets must be picked up before the day of the game.

    » Postgame Fireworks - Stay put after the game for a free fireworks display!

    vs. Indiana State (Homecoming)
    Saturday, Oct. 25
    Time: 6 p.m.
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    » Homecoming - Come back to campus and enjoy the centerpiece of one of the oldest traditions at Southern Illinois, and take in traditionally the most-attended game of the year at 6 p.m. in Saluki Stadium.

    » Band Day - Bands that are a part of the annual Homecoming parade can attend the Saluki football game for free! For more information, call Jake Erickson at (618) 453-5408.

    » Postgame Fireworks - Stay put after the game for a free fireworks display!

    vs. Northern Iowa
    Saturday, Nov. 15
    2 p.m.
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    » (618) Salukis: Anna-Jonesboro, DuQuoin and Herrin Day | Flier

    • $6.18 in-advance tickets to fans with an Anna, Jonesboro, DuQuoin and Herrin address (No day-of-game sales)
    • High school students from Anna, Jonesboro, DuQuoin and Herrin HS receive free admission with proof of ID at the game
    • Parents can purchase tickets for $10 per adult or $6 per youth (HS or younger) on the day of the game
    • Special video board recognition for groups that purchase 20 or more tickets

    » Senior Day - Help honor SIU's 25 seniors before their last regular-season home game in a Saluki uniform.

    » Faith Day - Discounted tickets available for various groups of faith. For more information or to learn more about ticket pricing, contact Alex Rhodes at (618) 453-8941.