PLEASE NOTE: This event has already occurred.
Atkins Tennis Center
Come cheer on the University of Illinois men’s tennis team as they welcome Kentucky! Held at Atkins Tennis Center. This Fighting Illini event is FREE and appropriate for all ages!
Pack Atkins Night
– Giveaway: ILL Crew Sock (First 125 students)
– Food: Free Portillo’s for all fans, while supplies last.
Doubles play for the Illini women’s tennis team begins at 2 pm with the Illini men’s tennis team following at 6 pm. Fans at the women’s tennis match will receive an “INI” sock, while fans who attend the men’s match can complete the pair with an “ILL” sock. All fans who complete the ILL-INI socks will be entered in a raffle for a chance to win a signed Illinois Tennis racket, Illini gear and the grand prize of a Nintendo Switch gaming console.
SEASON LONG PROMOTIONS
-App for fans to check in for every game and build points to receive a prize.
-Fans will receive 50 points on our rewards app for attending each home match.
-Admission to all meets will be free to make it accessible to all fans and improve the atmosphere.
FREE Posters & Schedule Cards
-Team posters and schedule cards will be available to pick up at Bielfeldt and at all home matches at the marketing table.
FREE Poster Making Station (Kids Clinic)
-Blank posters and markers will be available for fans to make posters.
Breakfast at Atkins
– Breakfast will be served every Sunday featuring strawberries & creme, pancakes, eggs, and more
Celebrity Tennis Match
-During the 5-minute intermission, there will be a quick celebrity tennis match on the court featuring Fighting Illini coaches from other sports, other student-athletes, along with alumni and local celebrities.
Post-game Autograph Sessions
-The team will sign autographs after each match.
Post-game Court Access for Fans
-Fans will be able to come onto the court to hit tennis balls for 20 minutes following the conclusion of the match.