Redbird Game Day LIVE at Delta Chi

October 1, 2012

NORMAL, Ill. – The Illinois State Athletics department, in conjunction with Red Alert, is proud to announce its first ever Redbird Game Day LIVE with Head Coach Brock Spack and WZND, Illinois State’s student radio station, at the Delta Chi fraternity house located at 400 West Willow in Normal, Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. 

WZND will begin its Red Zone Sports Show via a live remote from Delta Chi at 7 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., host Joe Brand will be joined by Coach Spack and two select ISU players.

Prior to the start of the show, Delta Chi will hold a cookout open to all students, including free hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages, while supplies last. Students and Red Alert members are encouraged to come out and enjoy the live show. Backyard tailgating games will also be setup for use. Grilling will begin at 6:30 p.m. 

Coordinator of Fan Experience Peter Brandstatter, couldn’t be more thrilled with the opportunity to strengthen the connection between athletics and its student body.

“Red Alert and athletics are excited to be partnering with Delta Chi and WZND to host the first ever Redbird Game Day LIVE at Delta Chi,” Brandstatter said. “We have been working with Delta Chi and Phil Shaw about doing an event like this for a while and thought the Thursday of Homecoming week would be a great opportunity to build on the excitement.”

Redbird Game Day LIVE will be ISU’s first ever student hosted radio show in Redbird football’s program history.

“Delta Chi is very excited to be hosting the first Redbird Game Day LIVE.  Many of our members and ISU students have come from areas where pride in their school's sports team is almost overbearing- where team performance swayed emotions and with every victory came celebration,” Phil Shaw, Delta Chi membership development chairman, said. “Redbird Game Day LIVE is an opportunity for students to become engaged with the coaches and players to feel connected to the student-athletes. We are hoping this connection can bring more people to games and further victories to Illinois State Athletics.”

Student tickets are available for this weekend’s Homecoming game against Southern Illinois. To purchase tickets online, visit, by phone at (309) 438-8000 or stop by the Illinois State Athletics Tickets Office located at the North entrance of Redbird Arena. Red Alert members are urged to pick up their tickets before the day of the game. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.