Gameday Schedule


4:50 PM Official MARCH OUT from the Armory to the MI Practice Field

5:00 PM Marching Illini Rehearsal | MI Practice Field – open to the public

  • Pregame Show
  • Halftime Show
  • The Incomparable Three in One

6:30 PM Dismissed

8:30 PM Friday Night HYPE | Corner of Wright and Green – Alma Mater



11:45 AM Illini Drumline Public Warm-Up at Grange Grove

12:00 PM Marching Illini Pregame Concert on the Steps in Grange Grove

1:15 PM Marching Illini reports to the Armory for Uniform Inspection in Sections

1:30 PM Marching Illini Full Band Warm-Up in the Armory

1:45 PM Official March Out from the Armory to historic Memorial Stadium

2:10 PM Official Pregame Show

2:30 PM Kick Off Illinois vs Ball State: GO ILLINI! BEAT THE CARDINALSSSSSsssssss!

Halftime: Marching Illini presents ?

  • TBA
  • The Incomparable Three In One

Postgame:  Official MARCH OUT from the stadium to the Education Building for our traditional Post Game Concert

  • Traditional Music
  • Stands Music
  • Alma Mater with current members of the Marching Illini and alumni of the Illinois Bands