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Spirit Zone

The IHSA Destination DeKalb Host Committee, the DeKalb County CVB, Northern Illinois University and our local sponsors are proud to welcome you to our Spirit Zone! The 2021 IHSA Destination DeKalb  Spirit Zone is located in the Stevenson Lawn area just to the northwest of Huskie Stadium between Stevenson Towers South residence hall and Ralph McKinzie Field, the home of NIU Baseball. The Spirit Zone opens at 8:30 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday and features a tent for each individual school to host a pre- and post-game tailgate party. Fans and supporters of participating schools are encouraged to decorate your tent to show your school spirit!

Please remember, no alcohol is permitted in any area of the Spirit Zone per IHSA rules. The gates at Huskie Stadium open at 9 a.m.



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