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IU To Battle Notre Dame At Saint Francis

The Shindigz National Soccer Festival continues the spring time tradition by visiting the University of Saint Francis on Saturday, April 9th as Indiana University plays the University of Notre Dame with a 7:00 p.m. start time. Enjoy the highest level of men’s collegiate soccer under the lights at Bishop John D’Arcy Stadium – plus, half-time activities and more! Food and beverages will be available for purchase on site through Don Hall’s catering.

Buy discount tickets now for only $5 for high school age and under and $7 for adults at Fort Wayne-area Connolly’s Do-It-Best Hardware stores and Soccer Plus. Store locations can be found at and respectively. Tickets will be $7 for high school age and $10 for adults at the gate on the day of the event. Visit for more event specific information.

“Both teams are always excited to play in Fort Wayne in the spring. I’ll go as far as saying this is one of their favorite springtime matchups!” boasts Shindigz National Soccer Festival President Terry Stefankiewicz. “This intrastate rivalry has become a spring time classic here in Fort Wayne. Both the Indiana and Notre Dame teams look forward to this ‘face off in the Fort’. Both coaches, Todd Yeagley and Bobby Clark, continually tell me how their players can’t wait to play this game in Fort Wayne.”

Make plans to be part of this Fort Wayne spring time tradition! Come see the Hoosiers vs. the Fighting Irish men’s soccer spring match at the University of Saint Francis, Bishop John D’Arcy Stadium, 1598 Lindenwood Avenue, on Saturday, April 11th. Game time is 6:00 p.m. Not only will there be a great soccer game, but also many other activities available to attendees. So, if you’re looking for something to do, this is a great opportunity for you to get out and have a great time watching some of the best men’s collegiate soccer action together. There’s something for everyone, including food and a full service bar from Don Hall’s.

The Shindigz National Soccer Festival has evolved into a true festival including youth clinics conducted by the visiting major universities, golf outings, live entertainment, youth involvement, televised games, high school level tournaments, vendors, tailgating, giveaways and even a beer tent. Starting in 2010 a spring event was added, featuring in-state rivals Notre Dame vs. Indiana University. The Shindigz National Soccer Festival is honored to bring top ranked teams to For Wayne to compete. Shindigz National Soccer Festival is nationally recognized as the premier collegiate soccer event.