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Area schools: free IC football admission and concessions Oct. 12


Area high school and elementary school students and their parents are invited to attend IC School Spirit Appreciation Day and wear their school gear to receive free admission to the Illinois College football game at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12.

The first 100 participants sporting their high school or elementary school gear will also receive a free concession voucher for a free select entree, side and beverage. Attendees must enter at the main entrance to Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center located along Edgehill Road. 

The Illinois College Blueboys will face Cornell College at IC’s England Stadium. The Blueboys have started their season 3-1 and have won their last three home games against Cornell. 

Parking for attendees is available in the Campus Services lot across Park Street. A map of the IC campus is available here. For more information on IC School Spirit Appreciation Day, contact Lisa Jung at 217.245.3030 or

About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Illinois. With an enrollment of about 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Visit or call 217.245.3467 for more information.

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