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Football (Home) vs. Northern Illinois
September 10 @ 6:00 pm
The Golden Hurricane opens the home season on Saturday, Sept. 10 against Northern Illinois. Game time is set for 6 p.m. at H.A. Chapman Stadium. Free parking for season and single-game ticket holders north of campus off East Fourth Place and will be available this year by showing a game ticket.
There will be a free tailgating option for all fans available on Chapman Commons, which features the Chapman Commons Concert Series prior to each game. Pre-game tailgating at Chapman Commons for the NIU home opener begins at 1 p.m. and entertainment starts at 2 p.m. with the Brad Duvall Band. Country Music star David Nail will take the performance stage at 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a cornhole tournament, free T-shirts and $1 hotdogs, popcorn and soda during the game. After the game, stay at the stadium and enjoy a free fireworks show.