Chicago Fire Soccer and Tailgate hosted by the Latino Alumni Council


Sunday, Sept. 26


All alumni are invited to join the NIUAA Latino Alumni Council (LAC) at Soldier Field as the Chicago Fire FC takes on Nashville SC, Sunday, Sept. 26.

Tailgate with the LAC and the NIU Alumni Association beginning at 9 a.m., followed by kickoff at noon. Look for the NIU Alumni Association tent! Plates, napkins, cutlery, cups, water and cookies will be provided.

Please bring your own beverages and a brunch dish to pass. Contact LAC Co-President Sandy Lopez to coordinate brunch tailgate items.

Tailgating will take place at the Waldron Deck parking lot on the top floor. Parking can be purchased here. Game tickets are $30 each and will be distributed electronically from Dana King, '05 (; 815-753-5421).

All sales are final, and no refunds will be given.

Event Information

Cost: $30


9:00AM Sun 26 Sep 2021, Central timezone


Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605 USA

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Click here to buy tickets!

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