Saturday, September 8, 2018
Tailgating: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Game Time: 6:30 p.m.
CommUniversity is THE networking and tailgating event of the fall, hosted by the McLean County Chamber of Commerce and Illinois State University Athletics. CommUniversity participants have the opportunity to celebrate community, University, business and FOOTBALL, all rolled into one!
Participants can host their clients, friends or family for a pre-game tailgate OR use the opportunity to promote their business or organization to the hundreds of tailgaters that will attend. CommUniversity takes place in the Redbird Tent Zone, just north of Hancock Stadium.
This season, Redbirds take on Eastern Illinois University at 6:30pm. Tailgating will begin at 3:00pm in the Redbird Tent Zone.
For more information, please contact Traci Andracke at 309-829-1183
*New for 2018* - With the recent partnership between Illinois State University Redbird Athletics and Learfield’s Redbird Sports Properties, the following guidelines have been established for CommUniversity tent participants for 2018. Redbird Sports Properties is the exclusive multimedia rights holder and manages all aspects of the rights of the relationship including corporate partnerships. This includes events taking place on the property of Illinois State University and any activities related to Redbird Athletic Events.
Each participant that is not an official partner of Redbird Athletics is allowed 1 company sign or banner per tent. That sign or banner shall be no larger than 10 feet wide(side to side) and 3 feet high (top to bottom). The sign or banner must be within the boundaries of the tent. No signage or banners are permitted outside the boundaries of the tent area. There are no sign or banner restrictions for official partners of Redbird Athletics. Use of the Redbird logo is strictly prohibited without prior approval of Redbird Sports Properties. Contact Larry Hoepfner at 309-438-4048.
Hear from some of our members on why they like to participate in CommUniversity:
2018 CommUniversity Member Participants
Tent # Participating Chamber Member
1 Heartland Bank & Trust
2 Community Cancer Center
4 ISU Credit Union
5 Connect Transit
6 The Door Doctor
7 Paul Davis Restoration
8 Young America Realty
9 Tricoci University of Beauty
10 Talecris Plasma Resources
11 Little Jewels Learning Center
12 Luxe Boutique & Luze Street Boutique Fashion Truck
13 Farmer's Insurance Agency – Lindsey Butcher
14 Land of Lincoln Credit Union
15 AAA Chicago
16 Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Center
17 Grossinger Motors Arena / Central Illinois Flying Aces
18 Marriott Hotel and Conference Cneter
19 Advocate BroMenn
20 B&B Amusements
21 Sherwin Williams
23 State Farm Insurance Agent Axel Jimenez
25 Bloomington Normal Community Bank
26 The Snyder Companies
27 CIRBN/CM Promotions
28 Thrivent Financial
29 Beer Nuts
30 First Farmers State Bank
31 Re/Max Rising
32 Commerce Bank
34 Mid-Illini Credit Union
35 Courtyard by Marriott/Comfort Suites
36 Busey Bank
38 ISU School of Communication – WGLT, TV10, The Vidette, WZND
39 Clemens & Associates
40 Illinois National Bank