Southwestern University Tailgating Policy

 

SU PIRATE TAILGATING POLICY

Football - GISD Parking Lot

Statement of intent:  Southwestern football games will be played at the Georgetown ISD stadium (Birkelbach Field).  Tailgating will be allowed in the designated parking area next to the stadium, and the area will be patrolled by the Southwestern University Police Department.  Because this is an official SU function, all SU policies will be enforced during the event, as well as all State laws and regulations.

PUBLIC DISPLAY AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON THE GROUNDS OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL IS PROHIBITED.  The penalty for such a crime is a Class C misdemeanor.

 

PIRATE TAILGATING POLICY

  • Every Pirate Tailgater must possess a game-day ticket.

  • Persons wishing to tailgate must be within the designated Pirate Tailgating Area.

  • Responsible and appropriate behavior is required during tailgating events.

  • Each tailgate spot must have a contact person that is responsible for the behavior and actions of his/her guests.

  • Tailgaters must check in and receive the placard at the entrance of the parking lot.

  • The Pirate Tailgating Area will open at noon for 7 pm kick-offs and 8 am for 1 pm kick-offs.

  • Tailgating will cease 30 minutes before kick-off.

  • No glass containers are allowed.

  • All tailgating materials (except grills) must be packed up by kick-off.  Grills must be extinguished with water before leaving them unattended.

  • State laws and SU policies will be STRICTLY enforced on ISD property.

  • Persons violating alcohol laws on GISD property are subject to arrest, SU disciplinary sanctions (if applicable), and tailgating privileges forfeited (no refunds).

  • Tailgaters are responsible for removing all food, trash, etc. from their designated space.

  • Do not leave or dump charcoal, wood, or grease in the trash cans, grass, shrubs, parking lots, or street drains.

Southwestern University is happy to begin the tradition of tailgating at all home football games for the Pirates!  We deeply appreciate the support that Georgetown ISD has given us, so help us make a great impression while we are on their grounds!

REMEMBER!!  Come Early!  Be Loud!  Be Proud!  GO PIRATES!!!!




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