Crosstown Classic 2018  SOLD OUT

Date: 3/10/2018


Spend the Cubs versus White Sox spring training game with fellow NIU alumni on March 10 at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona! Festivities will be held on the First Base Party Deck, reserved exclusively for NIU alumni to provide a great view and shade.

New this year: All guests will receive a limited-edition Cubs hat with the NIU and spring training logos (one per guest).

A full lunch buffet and unlimited beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages will be available until the seventh inning. The buffet will include grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, tortilla chips with salsa, pasta salad and brownies. The event space, food buffet and bar will open one hour prior to the game, which will begin at 1:05 p.m.

Purchased tickets can be picked up at Will Call at Sloan Park on game day. 

Event details..

Event Details


The price covers food, drinks and the game ticket:

$110 for dues-paying alumni members
$115 for nonmembers
$40 for children 12 and younger

Need NIU alumni gear? Visit our online shop.

Questions? Call the NIU Alumni Association at 815-753-1452 or email


2:05PM - 9:00PM Sat 10 Mar 2018 ( Timezone: Central )


Sloan Park
2330 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Mesa, AZ 85201

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