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SPS tailgate set for Oct. 26 football game

September 25, 2013
Jordan Lynch

Jordan Lynch

The Supportive Professional Staff (SPS) Council has announced that its third annual Huskie Tailgate and Football Game Experience will take place Saturday, Oct. 26, when NIU takes on the Eagles of Eastern Michigan.

The event begins at 11 a.m. on the west side of Huskie Stadium, and is open to all NIU faculty, staff and their families.

Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.

The tailgate will include on-site catering provided by Hy-Vee, lawn games, access to the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center open house and other family-friendly activities and events.

Two ticket options are available:

  • $30 per person: Includes game ticket and tailgate access.
  • $15 per person: Includes tailgate access only.

Interested parties must RSVP by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19.

For more information, contact Randi Napientek at (815) 753-0713 or [email protected] To learn more about this and other SPS Council events, visit