2022 Football Parking & Tailgating Regulations

Tailgating
  • BEFORE THE GAME: Event Parking lots will open at 8 a.m., unless specified otherwise by the University. Guests will not be permitted to enter the parking lots prior to the 8:00 a.m. opening time.  In addition, pre-game overnight parking is prohibited; vehicles parked in an event parking lot prior to opening will be towed. Setting up tailgating tents, chairs, and other items prior to the posted lot opening time is not permitted.

  • AFTER THE GAME: The Burke North & Burke South Lots must be vacated within two hours* post event. All other parking lots must vacate three hours* after the conclusion of all events. *Or as posted or specified in each lot on gameday.

  • ADA Accessible Parking is available in Bulla/Fischer Lots; free ADA accessible shuttle service is available to/from the stadium venue.

  • VEHICLE SIZE may be no larger than 7.5 feet wide and 20 feet long.  Box trucks and sprinter vans over 20 feet long, and vehicles with trailers or tow-ins, along with non-registered golf carts or pedal cabs are not permitted. All over-sized vehicles will be required to pay and park in the RV or Bus parking lots at St. Mary's or Holy Cross College.  It is first come, first served; pay as you enter the lot.

  • RESERVE YOUR SPACE! You can click on PARKMOBILE  to find parking and reserve your space for gameday.  Be sure to download the ParkMobile app to your phone; you will need to have this ready when entering the parking lot.

  • All event parking lots must maintain a defined “emergency access” lane in the center of each aisle way. Tailgates are not permitted to set up chairs, tables, canopies/tents, etc. within that area. Use one space per car/parking pass including tailgating.

  • Event parking lots will be filled utilizing Zipper Parking guidelines; vehicles will be parked in the order in which they arrive. Traffic Control officers and parking attendants will direct vehicles to the appropriate spots. Guests that do not follow the direction of traffic control officers and parking attendants create an unsafe environment and may be asked to leave.
  • Holding or reserving general parking spots is not allowed. 

  • Charcoal grill or deep fryer use is not permitted on University property. The maximum propane cylinder size is 20 lbs. Open flames (i.e. fire pits) are not allowed.

  • Kegs are not permitted on campus, in the parking lots, or adjacent areas.

  • Tailgate parties are not permitted during the event.

  • Tents/Canopies are allowed, but can not be larger than 10 ft. x 10 ft. The use of stakes is not permitted.

  • Speakers that can stand alone, are excessively loud, or are connected to an amplifier are prohibited. Live bands or DJ’s are also not permitted.

  • Large parties are not permitted on campus, including parking lots.

  • Abuse of the rights of others will not be tolerated in the parking lots or on any University grounds.