game day

welcome big ten fans to champaign county!

Whether you're here to cheer on your football team at the historic Memorial Stadium, rally behind the Fighting Illini Basketball at the State Farm Center or heading to a wrestling or volleyball match, gymnastics meet, baseball or soccer game, or one of the many Illini sports, we're happy to have you here!

We are your one-stop information destination for game day. Know where to stay, where to eat and where to park so you can enjoy your time in Champaign County! For any additional information on our area, contact us at 1-800-369-6151 or send us an email.

Enjoy your Big Ten experience in Champaign County!

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Don't wait, get your tickets for your game right away! Tickets available online or by calling 217-333-3470.

game day tips

Be in the know on what's happening on Game Day. See what streets are closed, what you can bring in and much more. Click here to learn more.


Know where the best places to park are before heading over to the game. Find your facilities here.


Champaign County has over 4,000 hotel rooms ready for you to relax before or after the game. Click here for a complete list of accommodations in the area. Need room blocks for your group? Contact us for assistance.


Looking to bring in food for your tailgate? Check out the wide variety of offerings to make sure you don’t go hungry before the game!

things to do

Been awhile since you explored the greater Champaign County area? As Illinois’ fastest growing city, the community continues to add award-winning restaurants, attractions, and renowned festivals. Check out events happening throughout the time you’re here and request a Visitors Guide to learn more about our Outside of Ordinary community!

public transportation

Don't want to deal with parking at the game? Rely on our public transportation to get you to the game. CUMTD has several options to get you close to the action.

getting here

Champaign County is conveniently located at the intersection of I-74, I-57 and I-72 so no matter where you're coming from, it's easy to get here. We also have Amtrak for a reliable ride or Fly Champaign-Urbana if you're coming from farther away. Click here for more information.

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