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  • Setup near a grassy area or bring astro-
  • Park at the end of a row, it can give you
    move space to tailgate
  • Serious tailgaters bring a small generator
    for power (TV, stereo, etc.)
  • Arrive about 3 - 4 hours early to kick-off
    to allow yourself time to cook and beat
    the crowd
  • Precook the night before to save time
    and to enjoy the day
  • Pack the car the night before (tables,
    chairs, trash bags, and other supplies)
  • Pack and transport foods with
    temperature guidelines in mind
Tailgate with a theme
  • Be creative with your tailgate event (use
    themes such as the opponent, a holiday,
    or your home team as a source of
  • Dress for the occasion (tennis shoe, wind
    breaker, pants, rain coat, etc.)
Must Haves
  • Football (Aired Up)
  • Trash Bags
  • Camera
  • Paper Plates and Towels
  • Eating Utensils
  • First Aid Kit
  • Water
  • Sun Screen
  • Rain Gear
  • Bottle Opener
  • Tent
  • Fans
  • Antacid
  • Extra Ice
  • Coolers (#1 Food, #2 Ice, #3 Beverages)

Enjoy the day you are now prepared!