EIU Single Game Football Tickets On Sale Tuesday


Published on July 28 2017 2:28 pm
Last Updated on July 28 2017 2:28 pm
Written by Millie Lange

CHARLESTON, Ill. – Eastern Illinois single game football tickets for the 2017 season go on sale Tuesday, August 1, with the home opener set for Sept. 16 against Illinois State.  Fans can purchase tickets by calling 217-581-2106 or online at www.eiupanthertickets.com    The Panthers will host five home games at O'Brien Field this season with season tickets still available.  
The first two games of the season will be on the road on Thursday, August 31 at Indiana State and Sept. 9 at Northern Illinois.  Tickets in the EIU section are available for purchase by calling the EIU ticket office.  A EIU Alumni and Fan tailgate will be offered at Northern Illinois with a tailgate/ticket package available.  Prices and complete information on that event will be released in the coming days.   Tickets for the EIU game at Indiana State are $11 per person.  Tickets for the Panthers contest at NIU are $30 per person.
The home opener will be the 106th Mid-America Classic against Illinois State with a kickoff of 2 p.m. at O’Brien Field.   The game will also serve as Family Weekend on campus this year.
The Panthers other home game in September is Fireworks night on Sept. 23 with EIU hosting Southeast Missouri.  Game time is 6 p.m. with the game serving as the OVC opener for EIU.
EIU has two games in October with the annual Hall of Fame game on Oct. 7.  The Panthers will host Tennessee Tech under the lights with a 6 p.m. start.  
EIU will play its annual homecoming contest on Oct. 21 hosting Jacksonville State with a 2 p.m. start time at O'Brien Field.  This will mark the 100th homecoming football game played on campus.
The final home regular season game will be on Nov. 4 with the Panthers hosting Eastern Kentucky at 1 p.m.
Tickets for each home game are $20 per person.  Season ticket packages are available for a discounted price of $75 with additional discounted ticket prices for EIU faculty & staff along with youth and children's pricing.
Ticket Pricing
Season Tickets - $75 per person
Illinois State - $20 per person
Southeast Missouri - $20 per person
Tennessee Tech - $20 per person
Jacksonville State - $20 per person
Eastern Kentucky - $20 per person
Indiana State (EIU section) - $11 per person
Northern Illinois (EIU section) - $30 per person