March 1, 2014
Quinnipiac University Tailgating Guidelines
Quinnipiac University Tailgating Guidelines for
Baseball, Field Hockey, Men's & Women's Lacrosse Men's and
Women's Soccer and Softball Games on the Mount Carmel
Parent/Team Picnics on the Mt. Carmel Campus
Quinnipiac Parent and team picnics need to be approved 14 days
in advance by Events & Scheduling. Requests can be submitted to
Quinnipiac Parent/Team Picnics will be accommodated provided
they do not interfere with other already scheduled University
Senior Day events may be accommodated indoors if space is
Resources will be provided on an as available basis.
Tables, chairs, grills may not be rented from outside sources.
If rentals are needed, Events and Scheduling will coordinate and
the parents/teams will be responsible for the charges.
Alcohol is strongly
Open fires are prohibited on the York Hill and Mount Carmel
campuses. Self-contained gas and charcoal grills are permitted in
the Tailgating Section. The maximum propane gas cylinder size
allowed is 20 pounds.
Visiting team parent/team picnics are allowed if parking
spaces are available. Weekday parking spaces for very
Quinnipiac University Tailgating Guidelines for Ice
Hockey & Basketball Games at TD Bank Sports Center
In an effort to provide a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for
all fans and spectators, Quinnipiac University has established the
following guidelines regarding tailgating at the TD Bank Sports
- Tailgating will be allowed at the TD Bank Sports Center prior
to men’s and women’s ice hockey and men’s and
women’s basketball games.
- Guests who park within the designated Tailgating Section are
welcome to tailgate at their vehicles and/or on the grassy area
adjacent to the Tailgating Section.
- Tailgating is limited to two hours before and one hour after
each day game (any game which begins prior to 5 p.m.). There will
be no tailgating after night games (e.g. any game which begins at 5
- The Tailgate Section will be closed at the start of the
game. All grills should be safely extinguished and all
tailgating gear should be securely stowed, so that all fans may
enter the TD Bank Sports Center to support Quinnipiac’s
- Each vehicle is permitted one parking space and the area
directly behind the vehicle for tailgating. You may not block
aisles or other vehicles from parking.
- Commercial vehicles (U-hauls), RV's, Winnebagos and box trucks
are not permitted in any York Hill parking lot. Corporate sampling,
give-a-way, and promotional vehicles MUST have prior written
permission by Quinnipiac University Athletic Marketing to enter any
parking area on the York Hill campus on a game day. To obtain
permission please contact Eric Grgurich at 203-582-8657.
- For safety reasons, no one will be permitted on top of trucks
or other vehicles.
- Beer kegs, items that promote the rapid consumption of alcohol,
drinking games and drinking game paraphernalia are not permitted in
the Tailgating Section.
- Open fires are prohibited on the York Hill and Mount
Carmel campuses. Self-contained gas and charcoal grills are
permitted in the Tailgating Section. The maximum propane gas
cylinder size allowed is 20 pounds.
- Gas-powered generators are prohibited on the York Hill campus
for the purpose of tailgating.
- All fans should note that the Connecticut Underage Drinking Law
will be observed.
- All Quinnipiac Staff, particularly those in Security and
Parking, and the Hamden Police have been asked to strictly and
fairly enforce the University’s Tailgating Guidelines. Those
in violation of these Tailgating Guidelines will be ejected from
the Tailgating Section and may be escorted off of Quinnipiac
University property by Security or the Hamden
Reviewed & Approved by Quinnipiac University