Employee Tailgate is this Saturday

The Vanderbilt University pre-game tailgate is this Saturday, Sept. 16, beginning at 3:30 p.m. The Vanderbilt vs. Kansas State football game will follow at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Recreation Field No. 2 and will feature food, games, music and fun. A Vanderbilt University ID is required for admission.

Online ticket registration for the football game is now closed, and all tickets have been allocated. However, there are cancellations from time to time. If you’re still interested in reserving tickets, please send the number of tickets you are requesting to and you will be notified if any tickets become available. Tickets that are not picked up at the tailgate will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the ticket booth beginning at 6:05 p.m. Sept. 16.

Remember, tickets that were reserved in advance will be available for pick up at the pre-game tailgate only on event day, Sept. 16, from 3:30 to 6 p.m.; there is no early pick up. Employees must present a Vanderbilt University ID to receive tickets. Vanderbilt University employees are encouraged to show their black and gold to receive their free ticket. Free tickets won’t be given to anyone wearing purple and white or the Kansas State University logo.

All game attendees, regardless of age, must have a ticket to enter the stadium. Please follow the new SEC clear bag policy.

Free parking for the Tailgate event will be available in the West Garage on Children’s Way. There will be no parking adjacent to the field.

Download a flier to post in your work area.

For more information, visit the Tailgate 2017 website or email