TAILGATING CONTACT INFORMATION
  
PRIOR TO THE EVENT:FOR INFORMATION, QUESTIONS, OR PROBLEMS, CALL:
919 516-4372              Athletic Department (Leon T. Carrington)This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
919 516-4372              Event Management (Leon T. Carrington)
919 516-4911              University Police Department
919 516-4070              Ticket Office (Open for pre-sales / Homecoming game only)

GAME DAY EMERGENCIES: CALL: 919 516-4911
On game day, locate a SECURITY person. They will either be able to assist you and/or answer your question(s) or get in touch with the appropriate staff member to get answers to your inquiry or problem.

As the space holder, you are responsible for informing your guests of the rules and regulations pertaining to tailgating and agree to abide by the guidelines.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

RESERVED PARKING RULES AND REGULATIONS
  • Two (2) hangtags will be issued per assigned tailgate area. (Hangtags must be visible through the front windshield of the vehicle(s) at all times while dropping off.Vehicles without hangtags will not be allowed into the reserved tailgating area to drop off.
  • Blocking access to other tailgate spots will result in immediate towing. Do not leave vehicle unattended.
  • Guests of the reserved tailgate area must park in general parking lots located at the athletic complex and around campus. It is the responsibility of the reserved tailgate holder to inform guests.

SET-UP AND DEPARTURE TIMES:
  • So as not to infringe on student parking or other Athletic Department events and practices, persons with reserved tailgate areas can begin setting up at 7:30 am the day of the game.
HOMECOMING
  • Reserved tailgating areas must be cleared after the game by 8:00 p.m. The tailgate areas must be cleared by 6:00 p.m. for all other home games.
TRAFFIC FLOW:
  • In order to help with traffic flow into the George Williams Athletic Complex parking lots, vehicles with Tailgate Passes must use the designated Hill Street entrance.The road leading into the tailgate area will close to vehicular traffic no earlier than 5 hours prior to game time.Once closed, all vehicles with Tailgate passes will be directed to the appropriate parking lot.
VEHICLE PARKING:
  • Vehicle Parking will not be allowed in any tailgating spot. Tailgate passes will be allowed to access tailgating spots up to 5 hours prior to game time, unless otherwise noted.Vehicles with Tailgate passes will not be allowed in after this point and will have to park in the designated parking lot for vehicles with a tailgate pass.
  • Once the items are dropped off, vehicles must park either in general parking or in the parking lot reserved for vehicles with Tailgate passes.The Tailgate pass must be visible when entering the lot to park.
ACCESS (Tailgate) PASSES
  • LOST ACCESS PASSES WILL NOT BE REISSUED
  • Access passes are GAME-BY-GAME passes.
  • Access passes identify you as having a tailgating spot and allows you access in and out of the areas for set-up only. TG passes will not be allowed in after road closures (no earlier than 5 hours prior to game time).
EMERGENCY LANES
  • Emergency access lanes must be maintained at all times. Do not block alleyways or emergency lanes.
    The tailgate setup must not obstruct the flow of traffic in either direction or impede access to walkways by campus police, emergency vehicles or pedestrians.
FIRE SAFETY
  • Fires are allowed only in above-ground, enclosed containers (barbecue pits, fire pits only with a grill on top, etc.).
  • Extinguish all flames and coals prior to leaving your area to attend the game.
  • Do not throw coals or ashes in dumpsters or garbage cans.
  • Tailgaters must take coals and ashes with them when leaving Tailgate area.
GARBAGE/WASTE:
  • Properly dispose of garbage. Waste food items and garbage should be sealed in plastic garbage bags and placed in cans or dumpsters provided in and around the tailgating areas.
  • Please help University staff keep tailgating areas clean by cleaning up your individual area at the end of the evening.
  • Hazardous materials of any kind (fuel, paint, cleaning supplies, etc.) may not be placed in cans or dumpsters or otherwise dumped on University property.
GENERATORS
  • Exhaust fumes are dangerous and annoying to other tailgaters; consequently, generators must be properly ventilated toward emergency lanes or upward and away from neighboring tailgaters.
  • Event Management has the right to monitor, direct, or prohibit the use of generators.
GLASS CONTAINERS:
  • The use of glass containers is prohibited.
MUSIC:
  • As a courtesy to other Falcon fans, music must be respectful to fellow tailgaters.
  • Anything larger than a small personal sound system to be used in tailgating spot has to have prior approval from the Athletics Department. Bands and PA systems are strictly prohibited in all areas governed by Tailgate rules and regulations.
  • Event Management reserves the right to prohibit.
PUBLIC RESTROOMS:
  • Port-O-Let facilities are available in locations convenient to all tailgater areas.
SECURITY:
  • The safety and security of personal property is the sole responsibility of its owner.
  • The University cannot provide security for personal property left in tailgating areas. Do not leave personal property unattended.
  • Secure your area prior to entering the stadium by doing the following:
  1. lock food,
  2. beverages and valuables out of sight in your vehicle;
  3. extinguish all fires or flames;
  4. unplug electrical outlets;
  5. secure barbecue pits, chairs, ice chests, generators.
TENTS:
  • The people that are registered for the tailgating spot are solely responsible for any and all tents placed within that area and any liability that these tents may cause others. This includes, but is not limited to, damage caused to other people or property from the tent becoming unanchored, regardless of the cause of such an incident (act of God, insufficient anchoring system, etc.). The registered tailgater is responsible for ensuring that all tents are properly and sufficiently anchored.
  • Tents and any objects used to anchor/support the tents must fall within the perimeter of the marked location.
TICKET PURCHASES:
  • To purchase tickets on game days, the Ticket booth will open at 10:00 AM (located at Emery Gymnasium).
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Tailgating policies are designed to promote a family atmosphere and are intended to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants. Those with reserved tailgating areas are expected to ensure that all policies are followed.Tailgaters should also be considerate of their neighbors, especially those with children.To ensure the appropriate environment is maintained, the Athletic Department reserves the right to revoke the tailgating privileges of any individual(s).
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