October 14, 2008

Association members can get discounted tickets

by Kathy Dillard

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Members of the Southern Illinois University Alumni Association can receive up to two discounted tickets per household to the Saluki football game against North Dakota on Nov. 1. General admission tickets are just $10 each for adults and $6 each for those age three through high school with a limited number available. All tickets must be purchased in advance. Game time is 2 p.m.

All members are invited to a free pre-game tailgate, beginning at 11 a.m. The SIU Alumni Association will host members under its alumni tent, located on Saluki Row, north of the SIU Arena. Attendees will enjoy complimentary food, beverages and music. The event is being sponsored by Regions Bank, Pepsi, River Radio, Venegoni Distributing and the SIU Alumni Association.

Current and new members can purchase their game tickets online at www.siualumni.com, by calling 618/453-2408, or by visiting Alumni Association campus offices located on the second floor of Colyer Hall or the Student Center. Tickets purchased online or over the phone will be available at the Alumni Association tailgate. Tickets purchased at the offices will be available for immediate pick up. Tickets must be purchased by Oct. 29.

Non-members can join the Alumni Association online at www.siualumni.com or call 618/453-2408. Annual dues are $40, life memberships are $500, and installment plans are available. Students can join for $15. In addition, you can join at the event, but all tickets to the game must be purchased in advance.

To purchase tickets, please contact the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2408 or visit www.siualumni.com.