Huskie Summer Circuit Returns This June

Meet NIU Coaches and Staff in Rockford, Aurora, Oakbrook Terrace

Huskie Summer Circuit




Story courtesy of NIU Athletics

After a one-year hiatus, the Northern Illinois University head coaches and athletics staff are hitting the road again this June for a series of meet and greets with Huskie fans at the 2019 Huskie Summer Circuit. 
Alumni, fans and friends are invited to join NIU administrators and head coaches, including new head football coach Thomas Hammock, at one of three stops on this year's "tour".  The 2019 Huskie Summer Circuit kicks off in Rockford at a familiar spot, Franchesco's (7128 Spring Creek Rd) on Tuesday, June 4th and returns to Two Brothers (205 N. Broadway) in Aurora on Wednesday, June 5th. The final stop will be on Thursday, June 6th at a new location, Ditka's in Oakbrook Terrace (2 Mid-America Plaza, Suite 100).
Huskie Summer Circuit stops are open to everyone. Register in advance to attend any of the Huskie Summer Circuit events for just $5, or pay $10 at the door each day. Sign up online at the link above, download and mail the PDF form on this page, or call 815-753-0800 to register in person. Advance registration ends May 29th, so reserve your spot today. Current members (2018-19 and/or 2019-20) of the NIU Pup Club, supported by Northwestern Medicine, are admitted free with advance registration.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. each night, where fans will enjoy appetizers, a cash bar and a raffle for prizes like tickets to NIU sporting events, Huskie apparel and more. Hear from NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier and the head coaches from the Huskies' 17 sports programs, including Hammock, Mark Montgomery of men's basketball, women's basketball coach Lisa Carlsen and volleyball coach Ray Gooden. Get updated on all the latest happenings in NIU Athletics, including the Huskie Athletic Fund's Drive for 25 and more.
Information on purchasing football and volleyball season tickets, and becoming a donor to the Huskie Athletic Fund will also be available. In addition, look for an announcement soon on special single game ticket offers available at the Huskie Summer Circuit stops.
Season tickets for the 2019 NIU Football home games are on sale NOW online at or by calling 815-753-PACK (7225). NIU football season tickets remain the best sports ticket value in Chicagoland, with prices starting as low as just $55 per season ticket with the $220 Family Pack featuring four tickets in sections A or G and a $60 price for season tickets on the East Side with general admission seating.  Reserved seats on the West Side start at just $110 for the season with additional premium options, including chairback and benchback seats available for $125 for the season tickets plus a Huskie Athletic Fund donation.
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Event Information

2019 Huskie Summer Circuit
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June 4, 5:30 pm – Franchesco's Ristorante – Rockford

7182 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford, IL 61107
June 5, 5:30 pm – Two Brothers Roundhouse – Aurora
205 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505
June 6, 5:30 pm – Ditka's – Oakbrook Terrace
2 Mid-American Plaza, Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

All events take place from 5:30 - 7 p.m.