Join us for Bulls vs. Rockets on 3/31 @ 6 PM (w/ free pre-game Toyota Center access)!

Only Houston Illini Club members and guests are invited Thursday, 3/31/16 at 6 PM as we watch the Chicago Bulls vs. Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center! Optional free pre-game front row access to watch both teams warm-up!


Join Houston Illini Club members and guests on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 at the Toyota Center as we watch the Houston Rockets take on the Chicago Bulls! Tip off is a 6:00 PM, and an optional free pre-game warm-up viewing from front row seats is offered to our group from 4:15 - 4:45 PM. Whether you support the Rockets' James Harden and Dwight Howard, or the Bulls' Derick Rose, Paul Gasol and Joakim Noah this promises to be a great game.

For Houston Illini club members ONLY* we have two group-discounted ticket price options to meet everyone's needs:

  • Lower level seats: $89
  • Upper level seats: $45

Please note that at our last Rockets game watch all available tickets were sold-out in advance of the game. So, purchase your tickets by
using the following website link ( and Rockets' Promo Code: Illini. In the event you have difficulty or with other questions call the our Rockets' Group Sales Executive, Josh Massey, at (713) 758-7455.

Contact event organizer Mark Ulrich ( with questions.

*All non-member Illini please click either of the following links join or renew prior to purchase.


All Houston Illini attendees and guests are invited to watch the optional Rockets/Bulls players' warm-up which begins at 4:15 PM and ends at 4:45 PM. To join us you must line-up at the Team Shop entrance off of Polk Street by 4:15 PM with your pre-purchased ticket and a printed entry certificate (posted below as of 3/25/16.) Upon entry we will sit on front row seats where we'll have the closest possible view as we watch the players warm-up. There we will auction the Rockets' donated signed team basketball (also, see below), and all proceeds will be provided to the club's scholarship fund. Club members not attending the warm-up may bid in advance via e-mailing Mark Ulrich.  

Replica of official generously Rockets' donated team signed basketball to be auctioned off to an Illini or one of their guests at the 3/31/16 pre-game event. All proceeds from the sale donated to the club's scholarship fund!
All proceeds will be donated to the club's scholarship fund.