Illini Pride
Champaign, IL 61801, USA
Basic Information:
  • Illini Pride was founded in 1977 with 300 members. Since then the University of Illinois' Illini Pride has risen to become the largest student organization on campus. From the very start, Illini Pride has supported all varsity sports teams on campus and continues to do so with a great fan base and cheering section for the Illini sports teams. Illini Pride has continued to grow since its inception, reaching 1000 members for the first time in 2000-2001, 2000 members in 2004-2005, and 2,500 members in 2007-2008. During the 2013-2014 academic year, Illini Pride boasted a membership of over 3,000 members and looks to increase this number in the coming years. Illini Pride has noticeably become not only a group of fans cheering on a remarkable athletic program, but also a group of students taking pride in the University of Illinois and giving back to the community.

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