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Destination DeKalb: State Football Team Spirit Zone Tents, Parking, Tickets & more!

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The City of DeKalb, the DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau & Northern Illinois University are excited to welcome high school football fans to the 2019 IHSA Football State Championship games on Friday and Saturday, November 29-30!

All of the action will be unfolding on the Northern Illinois University campus in DeKalb. Huskie Stadium will be the venue for the games, while the Spirit Zone will sit just northwest of the stadium.

Each competing team will have their own designated tent for pre- and post-game celebrating, while a hospitality tent with food, drinks and games will welcome all fans. See the tent layout in the graphic below.

Click here for Game Day Info, including parking maps.

Click to order Friday tickets for Class 1A-4A title games

Click to order Saturday tickets for Class 5A-8A title games

For more info on attending the state championship weekend, visit Desination DeKalb at

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