SignUp
Ice Hockey MM
Basketball Big Game Plans
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 --

Martin takes fourth at Creighton Classic
Junior Sadie Martin continued her strong play at the Creighton Classic, finishing fourth in the 36-hole tournament with a final round score of 77 (+5). MORE
Game Notes: No. 8/9 UND takes on No. 1 Minnesota
North Dakota hits the road for the second time this month, taking on No. 1 Minnesota at Ridder Arena this Friday-Saturday, Oct. 24-25. Friday's game against the Gophers is set to start at 7 p.m.,... MORE
UND volleyball preps for five of next six at home
UND returns home to start the second half of the Big Sky Conference schedule. North Dakota is in an enviable position, playing five of its next six matches at home and just one game back of... MORE
Game Notes: UND seeks first Big Sky road win at SUU
After splitting a pair of Big Sky home games, then having a bye week, the North Dakota football team takes to the road for a league matchup on Saturday at Southern Utah to conclude its three-game... MORE
UND remains No. 8 spot in latest poll
The University of North Dakota retained its No. 8 ranking in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll released Tuesday. MORE

advertisement