Soldier Field Showdown Weekend

Soldier Field

Friday, September 16, 2011

College of Law Alumni Reception
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Park Grill
11 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
Complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres

NIU Pep Rally
9:00 pm. - close
Kitty O'Shea's
720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 
Open to all

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Official Pre-Game Tailgate
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Kickoff 2:30 p.m.
Location: Stadium Green – Southeast Side of Soldier Field
Look for the College of Law Tent!
Complimentary admission
Beer and food concessions available for purchase

Wisconsin vs. NIU

Contact Melody Mitchell for tickets available in the College of Law section.  A limited number of tickets are available for $75 (located lower level/midfield) on a first-come basis.  Please call (815) 753-9655 or e-mail You can also purchase tickets online at Ticketmaster.

Bus Transportation to the Game

Hotel Accommodations (updated 8/4/11)

323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Alumni Rate - $239 per night
Please use Group Name - NIU Alumni and Room Block Code – NORT0911

(If you have already made arrangements with the Renaissance Blackstone Hotel, please call 888-737-9477 with the above information to transfer your reservation.  If you have any problems doing so, call the Alumni Association at 815-753-1452).