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TCF Bank Stadium Tailgating


The University of Minnesota permits tailgating on Gopher football game days with several conditions.


Location: In designated parking lots only (see map below)


Hours: Tailgating may begin 6 hours before game time, but no earlier than 7 am. Tailgating must end 4 hours after game time or midnight, whichever comes first.


Allowable Items/Activities:
Gas grills with a maximum propane cylinder size of 20 pounds
Portable generators
Portable outdoor furniture
Small Tents that do not block parking or require the use of stakes
Consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons of legal drinking age

The following items and activities ARE NOT ALLOWED:
Kegs, party balls or any drinking game accessories
Glass containers
Open fires of any kind
No Charcoal Grills
Disruptive music or noise
Promotional or marketing activities
Sale of products, food or beverages
Occupying more than one parking space
Saving a parking space for someone else

Gopher Tailgating Conduct:
Respect other people and property
Properly dispose of trash
Cooperate with law enforcement authorities and University personnel
Comply with all applicable University, city, state and federal rules, policies, ordinances and laws


Violation of any University of Minnesota Tailgating Rules could result in fines and loss of game tickets and tailgating Privileges. Illegal parking will be strictly enforced, on and off campus, and will be subject to tagging and towing at owner's expense.


Tailgating Map Around TCF Bank Stadium:

Gopher Football Tailgating

Green Lots are closest to stadium, Blue Lots a little further away, Purple area is for special RV passes only. ALL LOTS marked with BOLD "T" allow tailgating if pass holder so chooses.



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