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Tailgate Zone

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Maximize Your Game-Day Experience!


Pre-registration for the Tailgate Zone ends Friday at 12 p.m. before each home game. We look forward to seeing everyone there. Go Mountaineers!


Information and Rules:

  • Alcoholic beverages are allowed only during PRE-GAME activities, but guests are welcome to grill and celebrate throughout the game, and all alcoholic beverages must be stored away by game time.
  • Guests may check-in beginning 3 hours before kick-off.
  • No tailgating is permitted on "G" Avenue.
  • Individuals wishing to tailgate prior to the game and serve non-bulk alcoholic beverages may do so only in the designated parking area. Food and non-alcoholic beverages must be available in each location.
  • A beer garden will be available at all EOU home football games from 1.5 hours prior to kick-off (game-time) and during half-time.
  • Alcohol will only be permissible in the beer garden and the designated tailgate zone.
  • No kegs or other bulk dispensing of alcoholic beverages are permitted in the parking area.
  • Alcoholic beverages may not be served after kick-off of the football game.
  • Security officers will enforce open container and underage drinking laws; security officers will do random ID checks and report violations of (1) EOU policies and (2) local laws to appropriate administrative and legal authorities.
  • No alcoholic beverage will be made available to minors within each paid group. No alcoholic beverage will be offered from a paid group to an individual not within the same party.
  • Overnight camping is not allowed.
  • Space is limited, so please make sure to not if you will be bringing an RV.
  • No food or beverage from any tailgate space will be sold or used for personal gain.
  • No political campaigning is permitted in the Tailgate Zone.