Over 400 Illinois State student athletes compete in 19 sports, primarily in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Redbirds have taken home nine team and individual national championships, hundreds of All-American honors and more than 160 MVC league titles. Led by the award winning Red Alert student section, fans pack the stands on gameday helping make Illinois State one of the toughest places to play in the Midwest.
The Red Alert student section is the voice and passion supporting the student-athletes in the stands. Your Red Alert membership includes a ticket to all regular season home football and men's basketball games, and a prime spot at all other Redbird Athletics events. Be sure to arrive early for the best seat and chances to receive giveaways! Space fills up fast and your voice is needed.
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It's more than a band, it's a machine. Illinois State's Big Red Marching Machine has a storied history of being one of the top marching bands in the Midwest. Beyond entertaining crowds at Hancock Stadium, BRMM has taken home countless awards including Best Overall Band in the Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2017.