Thanks to a promotional opportunity with NIU radio partner 670 The Score in Chicago, Northern Illinois and the University of Iowa will offer fans a chance to attend Soldier Field Showdown III for just $30 per ticket through the new Score Four ticket pack.
The Huskies and Hawkeyes kick off the 2012 college football season at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the landmark Chicago stadium.
Through the Score Four Pack, sets of four tickets to certain sections in the upper level of Soldier Field are on sale now for just $120. Score Four Pack tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling 1-800-745-3000.
Jeff Compher, Northern Illinois associate vice president and director of Athletics, said the opportunity to provide more fans with a chance to attend a great college football game in Chicago on Labor Day Weekend was important to both schools, and the involvement of 670 The Score was the final piece of the puzzle.
“We are very pleased that our great partners at The Score have come on board to help NIU and Iowa offer The Score Four Pack to Soldier Field Showdown III,” Compher said.
“The Score’s status as the No. 1 sports station in Chicago and their willingness to promote this tremendous college football game in Chicago ensures that sports fans across their 37-state coverage area will know about this game and about the Score Four Pack.”
In addition to the Score Four Pack, tickets throughout the stadium remain on sale through Ticketmaster. Lower level and midfield seats are $70 each, while a small number of club seats remain for $80 each. Upper level seats outside of the four-pack area are $60 each.
Northern Illinois 2012 football season tickets are on sale now online through the NIU Athletics External Office at (815) 753-1923 for just $120 for the full six-game Huskie Stadium season.
Mini-plans, featuring any three Huskie Stadium games, can be purchased for $60, while NIU’s new HuskieLand Plan tickets provide a ticket to the season-opener versus Tennessee-Martin on Sept. 8, the Kansas game on Sept. 22 and the MAC West rivalry game versus Toledo on Nov. 14 along with $45 in gift cards from Buffalo Wild Wings, Village Commons Bookstore and HyVee.