Join other Illini on 12/26 in Dallas to support the Illini in the "Heart of Dallas Bowl"

On Friday, 12/26 at Noon join other Illini in Dallas as the Illini will play Louisiana Tech in the Heart of Dallas Bowl!

While the deadine has passed there may be a chance to still purchase $75 sideline tickets from the University of Illinois' allotment. Contact UI's Account Executive Chris Gerycz (or do so via's website.)  Contact Chris directly via: 217-244-3778. 

Visit Bowl Central to learn more about the game and associated Illinois activities. Below is a link set-up by the Hyatt Regency on Reunion Blvd. (Team Hotel) for a fan block.  Through this link fan can make reservations.  Single/Double Room Rate is $159 plus tax:  The University is organizing a tent at the Heart of Dallas Bowl pre-game FanFest outside of the Cotton Bowl Stadium before the game kicks off on December 26 at noon CST. If you’d like to promote to your clubs or let alumni know, if you get any questions, here is a link:

We recommend that you visit the Dallas Illini Club's website, as we understand they are contemplating a post-game party at Humperdinks. As the Houston Illini club learns more about Illinois' activities in Dallas we will update this web page accordingly.

By purchasing $75 tickets to the 2014 Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl game through Chris Gerycz, you become eligible for the following:
  •     Pair of tickets to the Illinois men’s basketball game vs either Rutgers or Nebraska
  •     Entry to be the guest coach at the 2015 spring game
  •     Entry to win 4 2015 Football Season Tickets and a Lot 31 parking pass
  •     Invitation to Football Signing Day exclusive Event

For those that cannot attend the game. The University of Illinois, via Chris Gerycz, is accepting Donation Ticket(s) for $25 per ticket where the proceeds will be donated to local Dallas Texas Children Charities, whom will have the opportunity to sit in the Illini block of seats!

Contact Information:
*Chris Gerycz (
Account Executive of Ticket Sales
Division of Intercollegiate Athletics | University of Illinois
2141 South Neil St. | Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217.244.3778 | Mobile: 216.402.9433