Badger Huddle

Badger Game Day at Illinois

October 28
Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Wisconsin fans: show Illinois how Badgers tackle a Big Ten football Game Day. Join WAA at the BADGER HUDDLE® tailgate or score a complete Day-of-Game package.


Celebrate the Wisconsin way at the BADGER HUDDLE, the official Wisconsin tailgate packed with food, fun, and festivities. It’s the place for Badger fans to play.

  • Tasty eats and thirst quenchers — featuring a full buffet including Wisconsin brats, and Wisconsin beer
  • Fun for all ages: spirited activities and entertainment
  • Special appearances by Bucky Badger and the UW Spirit Squad
  • Begins three hours before game time and ends 30 minutes prior to kickoff
  • Price: $37 per person and $20 per child aged 12 and younger

Day-of-Game Packages

Keep the party going by getting a complete Day-of-Game Package.

  • Includes a ticket to the Huddle and a game ticket in the Wisconsin section
  • Price: $90 per person and $70 per child aged 12 and younger

Deadline to purchase is September 22, 2017.

In the event you need to cancel your BADGER HUDDLE or Day-of-Game Package purchase, please review WAA’s cancellation policy.


Free parking is available at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel for your convenience.

Stadium policies

To allow for a safe and speedy entrance into Memorial Stadium, please review the stadium’s informational guide and policies here.

Need a place to stay?

Check out the availability at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel — the location of the BADGER HUDDLE — and check in to a convenient way to enjoy a Badger game day. Reserve online here.

Thank you to our sponsor Miller Brewing, and to the Wisconsin Alumni Association and the WAA: Heart of Illinois Chapter for proudly hosting this event.

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