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Tailgating is a longstanding tradition at the University of Virginia. Virginia fans are asked to adhere to the following regulations on game day:

Tailgating Regulations:

  • Tailgating is permitted in University parking lots designated for event parking only.
  • Charcoal grills are NOT permitted. Propane grills are allowed, however, the propane tank must be less than five pounds and the tank should not be left in vehicles during hot weather.
  • Open flames other than grills are NOT permitted.
  • Pop-up tents and canopies must be secured or dismantled if left unattended.
  • Lots open at 8:00 am and close at midnight.
  • Alcohol should remain in the designated licensed areas.
  • RV parking overnight is not permitted.
  • Fans who want to watch television or use other entertainment devices that require electricity are allowed to do so as long as they provide their own power and video source.
  • Restrooms are available at the specified parking areas.
  • We kindly ask that fans use the trash receptacles in and around the parking areas.
  • Firearms and other weapons are prohibited in Scott Stadium and University parking lots.

Corporate/Professional Tailgates

Those who wish to organize corporate tailgate events should contact Virginia Sports Properties at 434-982-4627.

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