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Homer's Reading Program

Program Overview for 2019


Homer's Reading Program is a FREE incentive based program that encourages your school's children to read and have fun doing it! Each program administrator creates their own parameters or goals to fit the individual needs of their kids. Each child will be reading to earn a FREE Peoria Chiefs ticket!


Reader Benefits

  • Educational and fun way to encourage children's reading development!
  • Discounted ticktets available to friends/family of each child who completes the program
  • Special recognition for the school on the day of the game

Program Admistrator Benefits

  • Good way to get your students excited about reading
  • Each educator involved with the program receives a FREE ticket
  • Opportunity to represent and promote your school

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Voss at (309) 680-4013 or [email protected].


Frequently asked questions

Q: How much does it cost to sign my class/school up for Homer's Reading Program?

A: It is completely FREE to sign you class/school up...the Chiefs will provide all materials for you!


Q: How do I sign my class up for Homer's Reading Program?

A: It's easy, you can either sign up online on this web page or print off the enrollment form on this web page and mail it the the Peoria Chiefs at 730 SW Jefferson, Peoria, IL 61605 (Fax 309-680-4080).


Q: What do I do if I want to participate, but already have reading program in place?

A: For Homer's Reading Program we let the teachers place their own requirements...this way you can use Homer's Reading Program to supplement a reading program you already have in place.


Q: How do I keep track of my student's progress to home plate?

A: The Chiefs will send you a poster that you can use to track each of your student's progress! 


Q: How do I guarantee seating together as a class?

A: The ONLY way to guarantee seating together is to place your order as a group. To do this, collect all your student's ticket order forms, and mail them back to the Chiefs together three weeks prior to game date.


Q: What if I don't want to deal with the hassle of collecting my student's ticket order form?

A: You can also choose to let each individual family mail their ticket order for to the Chiefs; however, this will not guarantee that your class will sit together.


Q: When will our student's get their tickets?

A: They will receive their tickets after you complete the program.