Soldier Field Showdown III Weekend

Soldier Field

Please join Dean Jennifer Rosato and other NIU Law alumni, faculty, students, family, and friends for this year's Soldier Field Showdown weekend in Chicago.  Come and enjoy the city at festivities hosted by the NIU Alumni Association, meet your friends at the College of Law tailgate before the game, and cheer the Huskies on to victory inside historic Soldier Field!  This site will feature updates on events, ticket information, and hotel accomodations as the game approaches.  Be sure to visit here for all the latest information.  Go Huskies!

Friday, August 31, 2012

NIU Alumni Association Reception
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Kick off the Soldier Field Showdown weekend in style! The festivities will begin on Friday night with an exclusive cocktail reception at Millennium Park Rooftop Terrace. Huskie fans and alumni will gather for live entertainment, great food, and a beautiful view of the city's famous skyline.

Visit the NIU Alumni Association for more information and to buy tickets.

Official Pep Rally
8:00 p.m.

NIU Athletics will be hosting the official pep rally for NIU fans and alumni at Kitty O’Shea's authentic Irish pub.

Kitty O'Shea's
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Iowa vs. NIU

Official Pre-Game Tailgate
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Kickoff 2:30 p.m.
Location: Stadium Green – Southeast Side of Soldier Field
Look for the College of Law Tent!
Complimentary admission
Beer and food concessions available for purchase

Football Tickets

General tickets for the game are available for purchase online at, including the special Score Four ticket pack promotion.

Hotel Accommodations

Swissôtel Chicago
323 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL
(312) 565-0565

Blocks of rooms will be made available for NIU College of Law alumni at the Swissôtel, NIU’s official hotel for Soldier Field Showdown III, at special group rates. Call 888-73-SWISS and use the reservation code NIU Alumni to receive the special group rate.