Limestone University Tailgating Policies For 2023 Football Season

Charles Wyatt

Limestone University will host its first home football game of the 2023 season on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 12 noon, against West Alabama.

To ensure a safe and enjoyable tailgating experience for our fans, the following tailgating etiquette will be in effect for the 2023 football season (the policies can also be found at

• The Tailgate Lot & Limestone University general admission parking lots will open 4 hours prior to kickoff.

• The stadium will open 2 hours prior to kickoff.

• In observance of South Atlantic Conference rules and out of courtesy to other fans, all music at any tailgating site must be kept at a volume that does not interfere with others or with the game.

• Alcohol (beer & wine) is permitted only in the designated Tailgate Lot (Clary Field).

• Alcohol consumption must be accompanied by the consumption of food.

• Glass containers are prohibited. Please use cans, plastic cups, or plastic bottles only.

• Drinking games are not permitted.

• Propane grills are allowed. Charcoal grills, open flame fires, including fire pits, are prohibited.

• Kegs and containers in excess of 1 gallon are not permitted.

• All other Limestone University general admission parking areas are alcohol free.

• Alcohol consumption must be discontinued at the start of the game.

• All tailgating activities will be suspended at the start of the game. This allows for game day operations staff, security, and medical staff to turn their attention to those inside the stadium confines and is for the safety of all those attending the game.

• Post-game tailgating permitted for 2 hours, with no alcohol consumption.

• Consumption of alcohol outside of the designed Tailgate Lot on campus and on public streets is prohibited.

• All groups and individuals participating in tailgating are responsible for the proper disposal of their trash and other debris. Trash containers will be provided throughout tailgate areas. Littering may be subject to University fines.

• Caterers are not permitted on the property. The unauthorized sale of merchandise, food, or beverage is prohibited.

• Tailgating amenities including chairs, grills, generators, or satellite dishes may not obstruct lanes of traffic.

• Tents or canopies must be secured by sandbags, weights, water buckets, or stakes.

• Fans in all parking lots may use their area directly in front or behind their vehicle to tailgate.

• Saving a space for another vehicle is not permitted.

• All generators must be equipped with a noise reducing device (manufacturer-approved cover or muffler); special care and consideration should be taken when managing fuel and extension cords affiliated with generators.

• Motorized recreational vehicles, including four-wheelers, golf carts, scooters, etc., are prohibited.

• All language must be appropriate for all ages.

• Any violations of this policy may result in termination of tailgate privileges and criminal prosecution and/or action taken through the Limestone University Campus Safety and/or the Limestone Student Code of Conduct.