SignUp
Ice Hockey MM
Women's Ice Hockey MM
Basketball Big Game Plans
Sport Page
Tailgate Village opens 2.5 hours before each home kickoff this season.
Fans encouraged to arrive early, enjoy Tailgate Village
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Sunday 08/27/2013 14:26:50 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available

Tailgating Information

Grand Forks, N.D. -
The much-anticipated 2013 University of North Dakota football season begins on Thursday with a home tilt against Valparaiso and athletic department officials are encouraging fans to plan ahead and arrive at the Alerus Center early to secure parking spots and enjoy tailgating.

There will be plenty for fans to enjoy before kickoff as Tailgate Village, presented by the Greater Grand Forks Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, is back for its second season. The special tailgating section offers live music, a Kid Zone presented by Northern Air Family Fun Center, UND merchandise for sale from GW Gear and food for purchase from the Ground Round and Deeks Pizza. This area is open and free to the public, opening 2.5 hours prior to every home game.

Tailgate Village also features privately catered corporate hospitality tents for large groups. Packages include food, tickets, tent, tables  and chairs, setup, takedown, and everything else a great tailgate needs.  Tents remain available for purchase for all games except Montana and Montana State. Contact Dexter Albrecht at 701-777-4582 if you are interested in checking availability of a hospitality tent.

Private Season tailgate spots in Tailgate Alley are sold out.  However, single-game tailgate spots will be available on game day at $15 per spot.  Tailgating lots open five hours prior to the game and fans are encouraged to arrive early as tailgate spots are limited. Tailgaters are requested to use South Drive to enter the parking lot.

Students can pick up a free tailgating pass (while supplies last) when they pick up their ticket at the Student Ticket Office in Memorial Union.  Shuttles will once again run from outside the Wilkerson Dining Center to the Alerus Center starting three hours prior to the game.

Fans interested in season spots for tailgating in future years are encouraged to add their names to the waitlist now.  There is no cost to be placed on the waitlist.  Contact Alex Kroke to add your name at 777.1373 or alexander.kroke@my.UND.edu

-- UND --

Idalski in studio on UND Sports Extra
Head women's hockey coach Brian Idalski was in studio on this week's UND Sports Extra. Idalski previewed the upcoming match-up against Wisconsin, which will be televised nationally by Midco... MORE
Highlights at SUU, preview of EWU on Sports Extra
Head football coach Bubba Schweigert was in studio on this week's UND Sports Extra. Schweigert ran through the highlights at Southern Utah and previewed North Dakota's game at Eastern Washington... MORE
Lineup set for spooktacular UND Fan Luncheon
Two North Dakota head coaches along with two student-athletes highlight Friday's, Oct. 31, UND Fan Luncheon this after at the Alerus Center. MORE
Berry joins the Coach's Corner
Assistant Brad Berry joins the UND Insider Weekly Coach's Corner this week, as North Dakota comes off a 1-0-1 weekend against Providence. Berry recaps the games and looks ahead at Saturday's game... MORE
Basketball media day round-up 2014-15
The University of North Dakota men's and women's basketball teams held the annual media day on Wednesday, entertaining area reporters as a kick off to the season. Below is a round-up of news,... MORE

advertisement