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You’re invited to join the University of Illinois Alumni Association, Metro New York Illini Club and the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics for an East Coast Illini weekend held in conjunction with the Illinois at Rutgers football game.

Metro New York Illini Club Social

Guest speaker Josh Whitman
University of Illinois Athletics Director

Friday, Oct. 14 • 6-8 p.m.

Buffalo Wild Wings Times Square
253 W. 47th St.
New York, NY

Admission: $15

Light appetizers will be provided; cash bar available.

Fighting Illini Tailgate Party

Saturday, Oct. 15 • 9-11:30 a.m.

Rutgers University Tailgate Area
(North of High Point Solutions Stadium)
1 Scarlet Knight Way
Piscataway, NJ

Alumni, Fans and Friends: $45
UI Alumni Association Annual and Life Members: $40

Includes brunch buffet and beverages.

Register by: Oct. 7

A portion of all proceeds will go towards the Metro New York Illini Club’s Scholarship Fund!!


  Sit with the Metro New York Illini Club for the game!

The Club has reserved a block of seats in Section 112, with spillover into Section 113 if needed. Purchase them (for $35 each) directly from the Rutgers Ticket Office, and pick them up at Will Call on your way into the game.

  NOTE: NYC Illini Club ticket purchase is separate from the event registration above. If you would prefer seats in the DIA/UIAA block, in Sections 211/212/213, ($65 each) please contact the Illinois Ticket Office at 1-866-ILLINI-1.