Fans Encouraged To Join The Fun At Fan Fair August 17

Aug. 5, 2013

NORMAL, Ill. – The ninth-annual Redbird Fan Fair will take place August 17 on the Illinois State campus, where patrons will have the opportunity to enjoy the Redbird football scrimmage, carnival games and music. The fair will be held at “The Plaza,” located in between Redbird Arena and Horton Field House from 2-4 p.m.

The event, which is free to the public, is held in conjunction with the official kick-off of the 2013 fall athletics season, as the football team will be holding the Red/White scrimmage following the festivities at 4 p.m., in Hancock Stadium. Free parking will be made available on first come first served basis in lots surrounding Hancock Stadium.

Additional activities include free face painting by The Zoo Lady, inflatable games provided by Fun on the Run and a climbing wall provided by Upper Limits. Papa Johns will also have pizza available for purchase.

Student-athletes and coaches from Illinois State’s 19 varsity sports teams will be on hand at the event, assisting in the various fair games. They will interact with the fans and will be signing autographs on a limited basis.

The first 500 Reggie’s Kids Club members in attendance to check in at the table will receive a free official Reggie’s Kids Club T-shirt. After the 500 member limit is reached, T-shirts will be available at the Illinois State Athletics Ticket Office for $10.



Reggie's Kids Club is now free for children aged 12 and under. Each member receives Reggie's monthly eNewsletter and mobile updates about all the Reggie's Kids Club events, a birthday card from Reggie and give-a-ways and invitations to exclusive Reggie's Kids Club events. Children who have been signed up in the past do not need to “renew” their membership. Once a child is signed up, their membership stays active until they turn 13 years old.

For more information on Reggie’s Kids Club, visit To sign up your children and have them start receiving the benefits of the Reggie's Kids Club, please click here. For more information for the Reggie's Kids Club, please contact Maggie Ahern from the Illinois State Athletics Marketing Office at (309) 438-3399. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.