Southern Illinois University Official Athletic Site - Fan Zone

    2015 Football Home Promotional Schedule
    Southern Illinois has five exciting home games in 2015, including three night games.

    Looking to take in the experience of a Division I football game on the Southern Illinois University campus?
    Check out 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 the ticket office at (618) 453-2000.  

    Season Ticket Specials

    » $95/Adults, $50/Youth season ticket to all five games
    » $65 Season ticket to all five games for first 100, first-time buyers
    » A $250 Family Pack features season tickets for two adults and three children to all five games

    Saluki Fan Fest
    Thursday, Aug. 27
    6-8 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 2015 season tickets
    » In-stadium music

    vs. Liberty
    Saturday, Sept. 26
    6 p.m.

    » 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.

    » 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.

    » Black Out Cancer - The Southern Illinois football program will host the fifth annual Black Out Cancer game. Fans will be able to bid on a jersey in advance of the game at 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 cancer research in southern Illinois.

    » Saluki Kickoff 5K - The fifth annual Saluki Kickoff 5K, presented by The Southern Illinoisan 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. "The Southern" Registration | More Information | Registration PDF

    » Postgame Fireworks - Immediately after the game, the lights will dim and fans will be treated to a spectacular fireworks show!

    vs. Missouri State
    Saturday, Oct. 10
    6 p.m.
    Buy Tickets

    » 618 Community Night - Any resident within the 618 Area Code can buy an advance ticket for $10 at participating locations across the region, including the Chamber of Commerce in Carbondale, Murphysboro, Marion, Carterville, Herrin, Du Quoin, Anna/Jonesboro and Harrisburg.

    » Youth Football Night - All youth football players and coaches can participate in a High-Five Tunnel to welcome the Salukis onto the field before the game. Youth and parent tickets are $10/ticket. For more information please contact Bryce Williams at (618) 453-8941.

    » FCA Night | Flier - The annual FCA Night allows FCA Huddles and Faith groups access to discounted ticket options. Pregame tailgate and games included. For more information, contact Bryce Williams at (618) 453-8941.

    » Postgame Fireworks - Immediately after the game, the lights will dim and fans will be treated to a spectacular fireworks show!

    vs. Youngstown State
    Saturday, Oct. 24
    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.

    » Flying Salukis - The 2015 National Champion Flying Salukis will be recognized during the game.

    » Marching Band Night - Marching Bands that are a part of the annual Homecoming parade can attend the Saluki football game for free!

    » Postgame Fireworks - Immediately after the game, the lights will dim and fans will be treated to a spectacular fireworks show!

    vs. North Dakota State
    Saturday, Oct. 31
    2 p.m.
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    » Military Appreciation Day - All military, both veterans and those in active duty, will receive free admission into the game by presenting their military ID. Military members may also purchase additional tickets for family for $8.

    » 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)

    » Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day - SIU faculty and staff can get one free end zone ticket to a University employee with faculty/staff ID, and they can purchase additional tickets for just $8 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.

    » Trunk or Treat - Children are encouraged to wear their costumes and go trick-or-treating in the Saluki Row and general tailgate areas prior to the game. Contest for best costume!

    » Scout Day | Girl Scouts Flier | Boy Scouts Flier - Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts can attend the game for the discounted price of $8. Pregame tailgate and games included. Each scout in attendance will receive a SIU Scout Day patch. For more information please contact Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714.

    vs. Illinois State
    Saturday, Nov. 14
    Time: 2 p.m.
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    » Senior Day - Help honor SIU's seniors before their last regular-season home game in a Saluki uniform.

    » 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).

    » Special Olympics Day - Special ticket discounts for athletes and family members of Special Olympics Illinois.

    » $5 Off Sideline Tickets - Take $5.00 off a sideline ticket if you present a game ticket from the Nov. 13 Men's Basketball game! Present your Men's Basketball game ticket at the ticket window.