2018 NIU Athletics Victor E. Ball

Date: 04/14/2018

Please join us for the 3rd annual Victor E. Ball in Naperville.

veb_2018_websiteFans, friends, alumni and members of the community are invited to join Northern Illinois University dignitaries, Huskie head coaches, and current student-athletes at NIU Athletics premier fundraising event benefiting student-athlete scholarships.

Guests at the 2018 Victor E. Ball will have the opportunity to mingle with and hear from special guests Dan Hampton (Chicago Bears 1979-1990), Bill Wennington (Chicago Bulls 1993-1999) and Bill Buckner (Chicago Cubs 1977-1984). The program will once again feature a cocktail reception, dinner, silent/live auction, and student-athlete testimonials.

Comprehensive link to Victor E. Ball can be found here


Registration is open until April 8 or until event reaches capacity. Space is limited, so book your reservation early! Can't make it to the event, but still want to make a donation? Click here!

Event details

Ticket Pricing:

VIP Table - $7,500

  • Only three available - first come, first served. Please contact the Huskie Athletic Fund directly to purchase and for details
  • VIP Table includes either Dan Hampton, Bill Buckner, or Bill Wennington
  • Fair Market Value: $2,500

Table - $3,500

  • One table of ten will include NIU dignitary or head coach, plus a student-athlete

Individual ticket -  $450

Student-athlete support - $350

  • Supports one student-athlete’s attendance at Victor E. Ball, plus one month of cost of attendance

CLICK HERE to make a donation

NOTE: All ticket purchases and donations are final and non-refundable.

Hotel Information:

Hampton Inn Naperville

1087 Diehl Road

(630) 505-1400

  • Please reference "VIctor E. Ball" to book at the discounted rate of $104 per night. The discounted rate is available until March 17 (after March 17 the normal rate of $129 per night would apply)

Contact Information:
Lisa Stocksdale


Time & Place:

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

NIU Naperville Conference Center

1120 E Diehl Road

Naperville, IL 60563