July 28th - Chicago

BTN Fan Fest & Tailgate

This year’s Fan Fest will be unforgettable for Big Ten fans! Celebrate the conference with mascots, cheerleaders, food, music, beer, tailgate games, exciting prizes, BTN talent, and former Big Ten player appearances—all with the beautiful Chicago skyline as a backdrop! The Fan Fest will take place at the Soldier Field South Parking Lot.

Fan Fest & Tailgate features:

  • Mascots and cheerleaders from Big Ten schools
  • Water slides
  • Interactive football and tailgate games
  • One (1) complimentary cold beer for every registered participant 21+
  • One (1) complimentary tailgate food for every registered participant
  • Additional drinks and grilled food for purchase
  • Tons of great prizes, including Big Ten Football Championship tickets
  • BTN on-air talent and former Big Ten player appearances
  • Photo opportunity with the Big Ten Championship trophy
  • Race will be televised on the Big Ten Network, post-event