Western Illinois Leathernecks Football Tickets
Wear your purple and gold to cheer on the Leathernecks with Western Illinois football tickets. The Leathernecks play at the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision level as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. The Leathernecks football program represents Western Illinois University, which is located in Macomb, Illinois.
The Leathernecks have a home-field advantage at Hanson Field, which is a multi-purpose field stadium that holds 16,368 fans. The stadium, which now features Matrix Turf, opened in 1950 and is also home to the Western Illinois track and field team. It served as the training field for the NFL’s St. Louis Rams from 1996 to 2004. The stadium is named after Rock Hanson who coached football, basketball and baseball at Western Illinois while also serving as the Athletics Director of the university.
Sing the WIU fight song “We’re Marching On” and support your team with Western Illinois football tickets. WIU field its first varsity football team in 1903. The first coach of the team was L.H. Laughlin. Darrell “Dr. Victory” Mudra was a notable coach who led the team from 1969 to 1973 and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
The team made it to the Division II playoffs before joining the FCS. Since then, the Leathernecks have made it to the FCS Playoffs over ten times, including an appearance in the semifinals in 1998. The team has also won multiple conference championships. Notable former players that made it to the NFL include Frank Winters, Don Beebe and David Bowens.
Western Illinois Football Ticket Prices
There will be a number of influences on Western Illinois Leathernecks Football ticket prices. Prices will vary across seating sections, especially for large stadiums. When the team is performing well on the field, Western Illinois Football tickets tend to have higher prices than when the team is struggling. Expect rivalry games and games against big-name opponents like Alabama to sell out quickly.
How much are Western Illinois Football tickets?
The cheapest seats at a Western Illinois Leathernecks Football home game can be around $25 for lesser matchups to get into the stadium. Seats at the fifty-yard line will come at a premium and can cost at least $50 in the upper levels and more than $100 in the lower levels. Rivalry games will typically see an increase in Western Illinois Leathernecks Football ticket prices by at least 25-50%. Throughout the season, the average price of Western Illinois Leathernecks Football tickets will be around $445.50, while the lowest price is $23.00 and the highest price is $10192.00.
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Western Illinois Football Schedule
Western Illinois Leathernecks Football will play around 11-12 regular-season games from late-August through late-November. The majority of games will be played on Saturdays, with the occasional Thursday or Friday night game being scheduled. Power 5 opponents from the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, ACC and Pac-12 can appear on the Western Illinois Leathernecks Football schedule. Conference games will begin in late-September and early-October. Depending on how well the team performs throughout the season, they may qualify for postseason play and a possible NCAA Bowl Game. This might be the FCS Championship or even the College Football Playoff.
When do Western Illinois Football tickets go on sale?
Fans can purchase season Western Illinois Football tickets beginning in May or June. Single-game tickets usually go on sale in late-July or early-August. Bowl and FCS championship games will be decided at the end of the regular season. Post-season tickets go on sale at the end of November.
Western Illinois Leathernecks Football Seating Chart
NCAA football stadiums hold anywhere between a few thousand to over 100,000 fans. On average, the Western Illinois Leathernecks Football schedule has 12-14 games with around eight conference games. The Power 5 conference stadiums can comfortably seat 80,000 people or more and feature a variety of seating sections. Sit at the fifty-yard line to get the best views of the field. Seats behind the goalposts are excellent ways to get near the field without breaking the bank. Use TicketSmarter’s simple and straightforward seating chart to browse for seats in every stadium along with the Western Illinois Leathernecks Football schedule.
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Western Illinois Leathernecks Football Upcoming Events
Grand Forks, ND
10/14/2023 - 11/18/2023
Cedar Falls, IA
Terre Haute, IN