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EIU Invites Students to Attend Free #FuturePanther Football and Tailgating Event

Sep-01-2017

EIU’s Office of Admissions will host the fourth annual junior and senior high school student tailgate opportunity on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Check-in for the event will take place from 3:15 to 3:45 p.m. in Lantz Arena. Registered high school upperclassmen will receive free football tickets for them and a guest. (If students have additional guests, they can contact the Office of Admissions to receive discounted tickets.)

After checking in, students will be shown a quick presentation about EIU and the admissions process. Immediately after, attendees will be offered a tour of Eastern’s campus.

Starting at 4:30 p.m., students and families will enjoy the full tailgate experience, including complimentary food and refreshments provided by Smoky’s House BBQ. The EIU Panthers will face off against the SEMO Redhawks, with kickoff at 6 p.m.

This event is a great opportunity for students to see what life is like as a #FuturePanther. Students can sign up at www.eiu.edu/tailgate or contact Molly Button at mmbutton@eiu.edu.

Students and families are encouraged to wear blue to this event and anticipate outdoor weather conditions.

For more information, contact: Molly Button (mmbutton@eiu.edu) or Brittany Tierney (bmtierney@eiu.edu) at 217-581-2223.