U of I Itinerary 9/10


Dinner will be purchased at the concession stand at Memorial Stadium. NOTE: Memorial Stadium is CASHLESS. Students will need to bring a credit or debit card to purchase food. Outside food may not be brought in to the stadium.

6:00 a.m. Arrive at EP

6:30 a.m. Depart for Champaign

9:00 a.m. Arrive at U of I – check in

9:40 a.m. Warm up with MI

10:00 a.m. Drill Rehearsal

11:00 a.m. Lunch, get into uniform

12:15 p.m. MI Drumline Performance

12:45 p.m. Grange Grove Pregame Concert

2:15 p.m. Report to seats in Stadium

3:00 p.m. Kickoff

End of game (approx. 7 p.m.) Depart for EP

approx. 9:30 Arrive at EP

If a students needs to go home with a parent, they must submit the permission form linked below by the end of band on FRIDAY MORNING. Students must go home on the bus if this form is not submitted on time.

Here is a link to the Memorial Stadium Game Day Guide, showing all policies regarding carry-on bags, prohibited items, etc. It also includes seating and parking maps for those who will be driving down to see the bands! Additional chaperones will not be needed for this event, so please feel free to use the previously posted link to purchase your specially-priced friends-and-family tickets for the game. It’s quite a sight to see 1000 high school students combine with the Marching Illini to put on a show!