Help Illini paint the state orange

Published 08/20 2012 08:30PM

Updated 08/21 2012 12:02PM

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- You have a chance to show off your Illini pride by painting the state orange. All you have to do is fill out this form to declare your county Illini territory. The county with the most submissions per capita will get a visit from Illinois head football coach Tim Beckman.

Another way to paint your county orange? Send in your spirit photos. Select photos will be featured on the video board at Illini home games. Your county will get credit for the photos you submit.

To submit photos, send them, your name and hometown to

You can see all the photo submissions here. The deadline to paint your county is November 16, 2012.

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