EIU Panther Fan, Travel Van

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Published on August 29 2012 4:56 pm
Last Updated on August 29 2012 4:56 pm
Written by Millie Lange

CHARLESTON – A New ERA of Eastern Illinois football is here and you can be a part of the excitement not only at O'Brien Field but also on the road. Join Eastern Illinois football on the road this year as the athletic department kicks off “Panther Fan, Travel Van” for the 2012 season with two day trips planned for games at Illinois State and UT Martin.

Fans wishing to travel and support Panther Football on the road can call the EIU Athletic Marketing Department at 217-581-7151 to register for these trips. Seating in the “Panther Fan, Travel Van” for each contest is limited.

As part of your “Panther Fan, Travel Van” price you will get transportation to and from the game on game day; a ticket to the game in the EIU section along with snacks and beverages on the way to the game.

Illinois State – September 15
Join EIU as the Panthers play at Illinois State in the Mid-America Classic Rivalry game in Normal.  The “Panther Fan, Travel Van” will depart from O'Brien Field parking lot at 9:30 a.m. for the 1 p.m. kick off. Cost for this trip is $30 per person. The EIU Alumni Association and EIU Panther Club are co-sponsoring a pre-game tailgate at this event. “Panther Fan, Travel Van” will return to O'Brien Field following the game at approximately 7 p.m.

UT Martin – October 6
The Panthers take a day trip to Northwest Tennessee as they face Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin. The “Panther Fan, Travel Van” will depart from O'Brien Field at 8 a.m. for the 2 p.m. kick off. Cost for this trip is $20 per person. “Panther Fan, Travel Van” will return to O'Brien Field following the game at approximately 11 p.m.

For EIU home games at O'Brien Field season and single game tickets are now on sale by calling 217-581-2106 or online at www.eiupanthertickets.com.