B1G Football Championship Information

Buy Your Game Tickets Today
Kickoff of the 5th annual Big Ten Football Championship Game is set for Saturday, December 5, at 8:17 p.m. (ET) at Lucas Oil Stadium. Make your plans now to be in Indianapolis to see all the action. Tickets may be purchased here. Team Tix and VIP premium ticket packages may be reserved here.

Sit in Suite Style
Suites for the Big Ten Football Championship Game are still available. To purchase your suite, click here. For further information please contact Melissa Caito at MCaito@indianasportscorp.org or (317) 237-5039.

You’ve Got to Eat, Visit Our Restaurant Partners

Whether you are enjoying the Big Ten Fan Fest presented by Dr Pepper at the Indiana Convention Center or walking through the Meijer Tail Greater Party on Georgia Street, stop by one of the Big Ten Football Championship Local Organizing Committee restaurant partners. All are located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis and will be happy to host a private function or accommodate groups:

Adobo Grill: 110 E Washington St, (317) 822-9990
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar: 7 E Washington St, (317) 951-9464
Cadillac Ranch: 39 W Jackson Pl, (317) 636-0100
Champions: 350 Maryland St, (317) 405-6111
Champps: 49 Maryland St, (317) 951-0033
Dick’s Last Resort: 111 W Maryland St, (317) 608-2456
Fogo de Chao: 117 E Washington St, (317) 638-4000
Granite City: 45 S Illinois St, (317) 803-2025
Hard Rock Cafe: 49 S Meridian St, (317) 636-2550
Harry & Izzy’s: 153 S Illinois St, (317) 635-9594
High Velocity: 10 S West St, (317) 860-6500
Indianapolis Colts Grille: 110 W Washington St, (317) 631-2007
Moe’s A Place for Steaks: 15 East Maryland St, (317) 635-0720
Kilroy’s: 201 S Meridian St, (317) 638-9464
O’Reilly’s Irish Bar and Restaurant: 36 S Pennsylvania St, (317) 974-0674
Palomino: 49 W Maryland St #189, (317) 974-0400
Prime 47: 47 S Pennsylvania St, (317) 624-0720
Ram Restaurant & Brewery: 140 S Illinois St, (317) 955-9900
Scotty’s Brewhouse: 1 Virginia Ave #100, (317) 571-0808
Slippery Noodle: 372 S Meridian St, (317) 631-6974

Spots in the Best RV Lot Now Available
Driving your RV to the Big Ten Football Championship Game? Consider staying in the RV Nation lot, three blocks from Lucas Oil Stadium in the heart of downtown Indianapolis.
For $200, you’ll get a spot in the lot for two nights and a weekend full of great activities that include corn hole tournaments, giveaways, and much more! The lot opens Friday, December 4, beginning at 6 p.m., and will remain open until Sunday at noon. Overnight security will be provided.
Passes for 2015 Big Ten RV Nation are available now, so don’t let this opportunity pass by. To purchase your pass, click here.
Questions? Contact Caleb Kolby, Indiana Sports Corp at 317-237-5018 or CKolby@indianasportscorp.org.

Join the Fun on Georgia Street
On Saturday, you won’t want to miss all of the activities at the Meijer Tail Greater Party on Georgia Street in downtown Indianapolis. Georgia Street, directly east of the Indiana Convention Center, will be teeming with action from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Game Day. The party will feature food trucks, a beverage garden, ice sculpting, a live band, merchandise, and much more to create the ultimate tailgate experience. At 3 p.m., take a break to watch the Major League Eating contest featuring Joey Chestnut and other professional eaters. Their challenge: the World Famous St. Elmo’s shrimp cocktail. DJ Yoshi and other acts will provide live entertainment. For further information on Fan Fest and other Big Ten football activities, please visit our fan guide here.

2015 Big Ten Football Championship Fan Fest

Downtown Indianapolis is the place to be before the game on Friday and Saturday. Experience the Big Ten Fan Fest presented by Dr. Pepper on Friday, December 4, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., and again on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More than 200,000 square feet of the Indiana Convention Center will be transformed into a sports wonderland with interactive games such as a field goal kick, quarterback toss, golf simulator, 40-yard dash and much more. Entertainment will include special guest appearances, mascots, team bands, giveaways and food and beverage. Entrance to the Big Ten Fan Fest is free with a Big Ten Football Championship Game ticket. Fan Fest tickets may also be purchased onsite, $8 for adults and $4 for kids. More than 200,000 square feet in the Indiana Convention Center will be dedicated to interactive games, entertainment including special guest appearances and mascots, performances by participating team bands, giveaways, food and beverages, youth clinics all day on Saturday, and much more.

2nd Annual Taps and Touchdowns Beer Tasting Event

Looking for something to do to celebrate the Big Ten Football Championship Game coming to town? Join Indiana Sports Corp at our 2nd Annual Taps & Touchdowns Beer Tasting Event featuring 20 breweries & 4 restaurants. Your entry fee will provide you with a tasting glass and as many samples of beer and food you’d like!

All of the information can be found at www.indianasportscorp.org/taps. We have a special offer for Big Ten alumni groups – Use the code ISC1979 to receive $5 off your entry!
Question? Email Katie Brunette – kbrunette@indianasportscorp.org

11/11 Indy Spartan Happenings

MSU vs Maryland Football Game Watch

Last Saturday was a tough loss but it is time to bounce back and control our own destiny. This Saturday’s game watch is a noon kickoff. Once 20 Spartans arrive there will be some appetizers to enjoy while they last. We will have free swag to giveaway. Bring your friends and family! Hope to see you there!

First Basketball Game Watch

Next week begins basketball game watches at the Fox and Hound. The first one is Tuesday, November 17th vs Kansas. Tipoff is approximately 10pm. Take a nap when you get home from work and then come join us!

MSU vs Ohio St Football

The game we have been waiting for is a week and a half away. The kickoff time has been narrowed down to noon or 3:30pm (announced by Sunday) which means the second game watch location for this game will be the Slippery Noodle downtown.

At the Fox and Hound, the game watch will be in the big room on the left. Fox and Hound is providing a wings bar and chips and salsa for the group to enjoy.

At the Slippery Noodle, the game watch will be in the big room in the back.

At both locations, free swag will be given away. There will also be raffle drawings to benefit the Indy Spartans Scholarship Fund. Please RSVP here for whichever location you plan to attend. This helps to make sure you have the space and service to enjoy the game watch. Bring your friends and family!

MSU Volleyball at Purdue
Wednesday, November 25 – 7pm

It is time to show the Lady Spartans some love as they visit West Lafayette. There are some Indy Spartans heading up to support the team. Section 10 is where visiting fans sit. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for youth. To buy your tickets, click here. Hope to see you there!

Indy Spartan Happenings 10/21

Indy Spartan Wine Tasting – POSTPONED

The wine tasting on Friday, October 30th, at Kahn’s Fine Wines and Spirits (53rd and Keystone) is being POSTPONED.  As soon as a new date is chosen it will be advertised!

Football Game Watch – Saturday at 3:30pm!

We are on a high from the amazing ending to last week’s game but it is now time to focus on IU. We will be at the Fox and Hound on 82nd St.. Kickoff is at 3:30pm! We will have free swag and raffle drawings to benefit our scholarship fund. Once 20 people arrive, the sampler appetizers and chips and salsa will be brought out to enjoy while it lasts. We hope that you will come join us!

MSU Basketball at Purdue – February 9th

If you did not get in on ordering tickets and want to sit close to the group we have attending the game, please call Dan at Purdue at 765-494-3335. Purdue has limited the number of tickets in a single order to 8 due to demand. Tickets will sell out fast for this game!

Committee Volunteers Needed

We are looking for volunteers for the following committees:

Game Watch/Event Committee    Paul Quirke/Paul Ivkovich      msualumniindy@gmail.com
Young Alumni Committee             Kelsey Adams                       AdamsKelseyL@gmail.com
Engagement Committee               Rob Straka                           rstraka@priority-press.com

If you are interested in serving on one of these committees and becoming more involved with the Indy Spartans, please email the respective person listed above.

Game Watch – Tonight!

The first game watch of the season has arrived!  Friday, September 4th vs Western Michigan at 7pm.  Don’t forget that we are at the Fox and Hound (smoke free and family friendly) on 82nd St and anytime we have at least 10 people in attendance they will provide chips and salsa as well as a couple of Ultimate Appetizers that will be brought out at the beginning of the game. We will have raffle tickets for sale and free swag!  Remember to join the All-Star Club at http://www.foxandhound.com/all-star-club/  Just for signing up you get a free burger or sandwich, free entree on your birthday and points for how much you spend.  Those points lead to other rewards.  Get signed up and hope to see you there!