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Alumni Football Tailgate (vs. Campbell)

Event Date: 
August 31, 2013 - 9:30am
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Tent Hours:  9:30 - 11:30 AM
Game:  12:00 PM


Charlotte 49ers Inaugural Football SeasonThe UNC Charlotte Alumni Association invites you to our pre-game tailgate on Saturday, August 31, featuring food, beverages, live musical entertainment by Joystick, kid friendly attractions, and other family fun!  Make sure you arrive in time to take part in the team walk beginning at 9:49 AM at the sidewalk outside of our tent - don't miss the opportunity to start this exciting tradition.

For the first game, we are asking everyone who has some form of "Charlotte 49er Football - Undefeated Since 1946" apparel to wear it for this game.  We know many alumni who have this specific gear and would love to see everyone decked out for the first game on campus.

Cost (includes food, beverages, and entertainment):

  • $30/adult
  • $25/adult (gold card members only; limited to 1 per card member - click here for more information)
  • $10/children ages 6-12
  • Children 5 & under are free

Want to attend ALL 6 tailgates this fall?  Check out our fall tailgate package!

Alumni Association Pre-Game Tailgate Tent Location:  The Alumni Association tailgate tent will be located directly across the street from Lot 19 at the corner of Cameron Blvd and Craver Road, right beside the tennis courts.  Using Google map below, the tailgate tent will be at the green arrow.  To download a campus map, please click here.


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Special Notes:

  • This registration does not include any ticket to the football game or parking! 
  • Season tickets not associated with FSL ownership are currently SOLD OUT!  If additional seating outside of the FSL seating area becomes available, information will be released via the Athletics website.  Want to be added to the Athletic Department's ticket information distribution list?  Simply send an email to niner@uncc.edu with your request along with name and daytime phone number.  When updated ticket information becomes available, you will be notified via email.  For fans inquiring about single game tickets, please note that single game tickets if available will be extremely limited. If advanced single game tickets are not available in mid-August, the next opportunity will be from possible returned tickets the week of each game.
  • Non FSL holders, may purchase a parking permit online for the West and Union Decks.
  • The Alumni Association anticipates having a list of venues where the game will be televised for those unable to make it into the stadium.
  • Be sure to have a valid driver's license with you upon entering the Alumni Association tent.  We will be carding everyone who enters our tent to ensure legal age to consume alcoholic beverages.
  • No refunds will be issued after Wednesday, August 28.

Giving Green: Donate School Supplies at our Alumni Football tailgate on 8/31!

  • School Tools is a drive to collect and distribute school supplies to children who need them. All supplies collected will be distributed through Classroom Central, a free store for local teachers and Communities in Schools site coordinators.
  • The campaign officially ran from August 1st-16th.   Classroom Central is hit hard the first week of school - collecting items on August 31st will help keep their shelves stocked with school supplies.
  • 54 percent of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) students live in poverty, some of these students are our future 49ers!
  • UNC Charlotte through the "Giving Green" campaign focused on collecting these items: pens, pencils, erasers, pocket folders and loose leaf (notebook) paper. However any and all donations were accepted.
  • There will be a box located inside the Alumni Tent to collect donations
  • For more information:  School Tools Campaign and Classroom Central