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Tailgating the Rivalries of College Football

Top RIVALRY TAILGATES FLORIDAS. GEORGIA The Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party [(Jacksonville, FL) ABOUT 200,000 OR MORE FANS (half Gators, half Bulldogs) tailgate and party downtown up until a half hour before kickoff. GO TEAMI The weekend involves several events, including the festivities at TOUCHDOWN SHOWDOWN featuring jumbo screens, interactive games, and team gear. > However, the school has been trying to crack down on the partying image. In 2010, 213 citations were written for underage possession of alcohol during the course of the weekend TAILGATES TEXAS vs. OKLAHOMA The Red River Rivalry Game [Dallas, TX) Part of the event's festive feel is because the game is played at the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park. HOME GUEST 14 16 The game takes place during the STATE FAIR OF TEXAS where fans can play carnival games like ring toss and watergun races while enjoying corn dogs and fried coke. WITH ALL OF THE FANS mingling at the crowded fair, opposing chants, cheering. and facetious heckling fill the air. MICHIGAN vs. OHIO STATE The Game [Ann Arbor / Columbus] Before games at Michigan, hundreds of fans get psyched at the intersection of SLATE AND BHOOVER where excitement and music flood the streets. While not exactly tailgating. before the big game, OSU students jump into the campus lake on Thursday night. The hatred that exists between the two schools is what makes the pre-game events (and the game itself) so intense, and the rivalry so important. USC vs. NOTRE DAME The Sport's Greatest Intersectional Rivalry [South Bend] When the game's at Notre Dame, the tailgating atmosphere is diverse, from feeling festive to historical to relaxing. HOME GUEST 21 14 GO TEAMI Notre Dame tailgaters have CHILL'N'GRILLS, which are coolers with built-in gas grills and stereos. Some USC tailgaters smoke cigars and take shots of Patron before the game. On Friday nights, the traditional Notre Dame pep rallies draw about 11,000 people. OLE vs. MISSISSIPPI MISS STATE The Egg Bowl [Oxford] "cocktail party, dinner party, tailgate picnic party, fraternity and sorority rush, family reunion, political handgrab, gala and networking party-hearty," rolled into one. The New York Times describes tailgating at The Grove to be like a: Httt In 2010, when they were closed for the Friday after Thanksgiving, the University of Mississippi opened its campus for tailgate set up at 7 a.m. Friday -- 35 HOURS BEFORE THE GAME. Tailgating tents are full of a variety of things, from tables holding chips and dip to chandeliers and impressive ice sculptures. infographic brought to you by TICKETCITY SOURCES hetp/uwgtortalging com/contentve-tipe-talgutine-worlde-largest-outdoor-cocktal-party 121 http anpx PI ISI 16) hetp/u farpark.orglndex pho Poptioncom.contentvieuarticle d-223 (61 hetp// 19 n0i n hetp/lespn n2http/ n3 hetprish (14 http/ha nS USC-Notre-Dame-Keepine-memories-2229198 php (16) http// 17 (1petp (19 http/ we college-footballe-bent- 1201 tp em te a00oC res00 gdetiee-traditions

Tailgating the Rivalries of College Football

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The biggest rivalry games have the best tailgates. Check out all our college football games, and our list of the best rivalry games each season.


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