Homecoming Tailgate

2023 Homecoming Tailgate

Enjoy complimentary food and drinks and catch up with your fellow alumni before you watch the Fighting Illini take on Wisconsin. Our tailgate will start two hours before kickoff (game time has not yet been announced but is expected to be 11:00am or 2:30/3:00pm).

Saturday, October 21
Time TBD
(two hours before kick-off)
Grange Grove at Memorial Stadium


Note: we no longer have complimentary football tickets available. Please visit fightingillini.com if you would like to purchase tickets to the game.


The Homecoming Tailgate is one of a series of ChBE events taking place during Homecoming weekend:

Advance registration for the Awards Ceremony and Homecoming Tailgate is required. Registration is not needed for the Graduate Research Symposium – everyone is welcome to attend. Visit the links to learn more about each event, or RSVP for the Awards Ceremony and/or Tailgate above.

Visit our new apparel webstore! 

Looking for ChBE merchandise to sport? We've got you covered with a variety of departmental apparel, including polos, sweatshirts, sweatpants, hats, and more! We also have swag for the whole family — choose from items designed specifically for your parents, grandparents, and siblings. 

Turnaround time is estimated to be between 7-12 business days once an order is placed.

Explore ChBE's Webstore

If you have questions or suggestions related to the ChBE Webstore, email us at chbe-comms@illinois.edu

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