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Student Tailgating Fall 2013

Tailgating is rapidly becoming an Elon tradition. Nothing could be better than gathering with friends before home football games. Elon is a beautiful setting for college football and we welcome groups of students to sign-up for tailgating in the reserved Student Zone on Bank of America Drive and the East Side of Rudd Field. 


Students sign-up by completing the Tailgating Google Doc.

Note: Student Zone Packages are limited. All requests will be considered on a first come, first served basis



Game Date Game Time Opponent Tailgating Opens
09/07/2013 6:00 pm West Virginia Wesleyan 1:00 pm
09/21/2013 6:00 pm Appalachian State (Hall of Fame) 1:00 pm
09/28/2013 1:30 pm Coastal Carolina (Family Weekend) 8:30 am
10/19/2013 1:30 pm Chattanooga (Live Pink) 8:30 am
11/09/2013 1:30 pm The Citadel (Homecoming) 8:30 am
11/16/2013 3:00 pm Georgia Southern 10:00 am


Tailgating for Homecoming 2013 (November 9) will be available for all Alumni. All alumni questions regarding Homecoming 2013 should be directed to the Elon University Alumni Association at 336-278-7442.


Tailgating will be allowed for the general public in the Moseley Center Parking Lot. Spaces are available on a first come, first served basis starting 5 hours prior to kick-off. Members of the general public are expected to follow the same rules as our students in creating a positive, family-friendly atmosphere for all fans to enjoy.

Our expectations for ALL TAILGATERS are listed below:

  • Respectful Environment

Tailgating is a vibrant and family friendly environment.  Please be respectful of those surrounding you, being mindful of your choice of language and volume of music. We want the tailgating experience to be enjoyed by all. Groups are personally responsible for making sure their guests act appropriately.   

  • Opening/Closing

Student groups may enter the parking area 5 hours before game time.  All events and activities must end by the end of the 1st quarter.  

  • Clean-Up

All groups are responsible for making sure their tailgating area is cleaned prior to departing for the game. Immediately at the conclusion of tailgating (end of the 1st quarter):

All trash/recyclable items must be picked up and sorted into proper receptacles. This includes trash around your area. Trash should be closed in bags or trash containers.
All cigarette butts must be picked up.
All leftover food/beverages must be placed in proper containers and stored.
All clean up procedures must be completed before entering the stadium.

  • Alcohol Policy

Alcohol (beer and wine only) will be permitted in the tailgating area. No common containers (kegs, party balls, etc…) will be allowed. Individuals over 21years of age must provide their own alcoholic beverages. Groups are responsible for making sure only those who are 21 years of age or older consume alcohol. All beverages, including alcohol, must be in opaque cups. All alcoholic beverages must remain in coolers or closed containers and not out in the open. Inappropriate behavior by a guest may result in that person being removed from the tailgate area.

  • Food/Grilling

What is a tailgate without great food? Groups may bring their own picnic items and food to the tailgate parking area. Grilling is permitted in the tailgate area. All grills must be elevated. All catered events must go through ARAMARK. 

  • Community Standards

Groups who tailgate must uphold these community standards:

Do not transport individuals in the back of pickup trucks. (Nor should they be allowed to stand in or on the vehicles.)
Provide food for their group.
Provide plenty of non-alcoholic beverages, but do NOT provide alcoholic beverages.
Clean up tailgate area.
No group or individual is permitted to participate in "drinking games" (i.e. beer pong, flip cup, etc…).

  • Tents/Tables

Groups may sign-up for (1) 15x15 tent and 3 tables for $25 per game.  

  • Parking Spaces

Groups may sign-up for a parking spot for free.