Chicago Illini Club Fighting Illini Watch Zones


Make sure to catch all of the excitement of Illini sports at an official Illinois Watch Zone bar. These Illinois-approved locations are officially recognized establishments are where Illini fans can gather with one another to enjoy Illini sporting events on television with other Illini alumni and fans in the Chicago area!

Official bars for the 2017-2018 season include: 

Schoolyard - Lakeview - Home to the NEW Chicago Illini watch zone mug club!

Joe’s on Weed Street - Lincoln Park

Bars interested in participating in the program should contact the VP of Events at