On-Campus Tailgating Guidelines

These rules establish guidelines for organizing and conducting on-campus tailgating events at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC). Tailgating events provide an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and visitors to come together, show support for college teams, and foster a sense of community and camaraderie.

These rules apply to all individuals and groups organizing or participating in tailgating events held on TMCC’s campus premises.

Thank you for your participation! Here are some guidelines for you to follow as you enjoy this event:

Designated Tailgating Areas

  • Tailgating activities should take place at the Dandini Campus in the East Lot only. This parking lot will open for tailgating on game day, Sept. 21 at 8 a.m.–6 p.m. RV’s may park on Friday evening after 5 p.m. Tailgating is not permitted after the conclusion of the final game. All vehicles must exit the lot no later than one hour following the conclusion of the final game of the day.
  • All tailgaters will be responsible for clean-up of their areas.
  • Restrooms are located in the tailgating area and next to the entrance to the soccer field.
  • No pets are allowed in the tailgating area or inside the soccer field, other than service animals.
  • Professional grade sound systems are prohibited.

Safety and Security

  • This event will have a University Police Department presence (Policy 5114).
  • Emergency contact information and first aid resources will be available at the designated safety tent.
  • Drive aisles and fire lanes need to be kept clear at all times for free access of emergency vehicles.
  • Tents may not obstruct sidewalks, walkways or fire lanes.
  • Tents must be secured by the owner. The college will not provide weights or other anchors. No tent poles or stakes may be driven into the ground. Tents cannot be anchored to any permanent fixture (light poles, trees).