SEPTEMBER 16, 2023

The Red & Black Fall Classic at Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium showcases some of the best marching bands in the best venue in the Midwest. Phantom Regiment has produced a high school marching band show since 2001 and has partnered with the NIU Huskie Marching Band since 2009.


Tickets are available at the gate or online at a discounted rate.
(price increases by $3 at the gate)


Huskie Stadium at Northern Illinois University
1245 Stadium Drive South
DeKalb, Illinois 60115

Parking can be found in open weekend lots around campus or at the paid lot at the NIU Convocation Center Lot 2. ADA parking can be founding lot 33 or on the West grass behind the vendor area.


Huskie Stadium is a cashless venue. Cash will not be accepted for concessions or merchandise.

No large bags or purses are allowed in Huskie Stadium.

The stadium does NOT allow outside food or beverage, bottles, alcohol, confetti, laser pointers, or pets. The temperatures in the evening have been known to get chilly at this time of year, so be sure to come with the appropriate clothing. Blankets are OK.


Gates Open5:00 PM
Welcome & National Anthem5:35 PM
Rockford Competitive Marching Band5:45 PM
Marengo Community High School6:00 PM
Kaneland High School6:15 PM
Batavia High School6:30 PM
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School6:45 PM
Intermission7:00 PM
DeKalb High School7:30 PM
Yorkville High School7:45 PM
Normal High School8:00 PM
John Hersey High School 8:15 PM
NIU Huskie Marching Band 8:30 PM
Announcement of Scores 8:45 PM
Exit the Stadium 9:00 PM