The championship success at Alabama and the increased capacity of Bryant-Denny Stadium has created an incredible demand for the tailgating excitement for a football Saturday tailgating experience in Tuscaloosa. With the overflowing crowds now gathering on and around the University of Alabama campus for a day of friends, family, food and football, a new set of guidelines and Alabama tailgating suppliers have emerged. there are plenty of guidelines and restrictions regarding the many aspects of tailgating to include the size and placement of tents, generators, vehicles and much more. While many fans still bring their own supplies, many of the gameday needs are handled by vendors who specialize in helping Bama fans enjoy their "Roll Tide" gameday experience . In this section, we provide you with helpful hints that will help you plan for your Crimson Tide football experience and salute the proud tradition of tailgating Alabama style.
- Written by Ed Staton
- Published: 28 Jan 2017
Alabama Tailgating Guidelines
With the growing abundance of Crimson fans wanting to experience a gameday in Tuscaloosa, more and more guidelines are being implemented to ensure that fans enjoy a positive and safe experience. Two specific restrictions at the Quad include the use of electrical cooking equipment or gas-powered generators. Information is constantly released and updated on when areas across the campus will become accessible for setup. The Quad drop off area along 9th Avenue is usually open from 6:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on fridays before Crimson Tide home games.after 5pm on Fridays prior to gameday It is discouraged for Bama tailgaters to set up tents larger than must be 20 x 30' or smaller. Additional information for fans wanting to head to the Quad can be found on the University of Alabama gameday website that lists specific Alabama tailgating policies. There are also good information sources that provide insight on where to park including the location and times available for Quad unloading zones before and after the game.