Dixie State University Alumni Association

Tailgate Zone

Join us on the East side of the Greater Zion Stadium for before kick-off with a true tradition-style tailgating! We invite all alumni to stop by the alumni tent for a special treat and give-a-ways.


Tailgate Presented by Dixie State Athletics


Oct 16, 2021 Tailgate

5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Greater Zion Stadium East Parking Lot

Oct 23, 2021 Homecoming Tailgate

5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Greater Zion Stadium East Parking Lot

Nov 13, 2021 Tailgate

5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Greater Zion Stadium East Parking Lot

Nov 20, 2021 Tailgate

5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Greater Zion Stadium East Parking Lot


Tailgate parking spots are on a first come, first serve basis unless reserved by the Tuesday before the game. All vehicles are to remain in their spots throughout the whole tailgate and may not be moved from 4:50pm to 7:00pm.

  • Premium spots and Food trucks will be located in Lot O (by front gates of Bruce Hurst Field)
  • Tailgaters that wish to have a spot can reach out to MiShon Ruesch or Wendi Bulkley to reserve a spot. Spots are limited.
  • Emails: mishon.ruesch@dmail.dixie.edu and wendi.bulkley@dixie.edu
  • Tailgates will begin 2 hours prior to the beginning of the football game.
  • Set up will be open at 4:00pm and will close at 4:50pm. All tailgaters with vehicles must check-in before proceeding to a spot. Tailgaters will enter the parking lot from the North side of Lot N on 400 South.
  • Entering the tailgate with a vehicle after 4:50pm is not permitted and will forfeit the reserved tailgating spot.
  • Tailgates will end 15 minutes before the start of the game and gates will open 90 minutes prior to the game beginning.
  • Vehicles at the tailgate must remain in their spot from the beginning to end of the tailgate.
  • Oversized vehicles are prohibited from entering the tailgate lot. All oversized vehicles are to be parked in Lot N.
  • For the safety of our fans, and Utah State Law, open containers and consumption of alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Anyone drinking alcohol on the premises of Dixie State University will be asked to leave and will have all tailgating privileges revoked for the foreseeable future.
  • Selling of food grilled out of the back of personal vehicles is prohibited.
  • All personal food is to be consumed by members of the same party only.
  • Selling of unauthorized food, drinks or merchandise is prohibited. Violators will be asked to leave and tailgating privileges will be revoked.
  • All canopies must be anchored down properly to prevent injury.
  • Open campfires are prohibited at the tailgate.
  • All BBQs must be watched at all times.
  • BBQs using coals must be properly extinguished before entering the game.
  • Coals may not be dumped on the ground or trash cans at tailgate.
  • The University recommends not leaving any tailgate furniture while attending the game. The University is not responsible for any missing or damaged items.
  • If the tailgate group becomes disruptive or deemed unsafe, officials may shut down the tailgate at any time.
  • Any trash or mess must be cleaned up after the finish of the tailgate.
  • All animals must remain on a leash during the whole tailgate and are not allowed inside the stadium.

If you have any safety concerns or witness anyone acting irresponsibly, please notify authorities.

If you have any questions reguarding these rules, please contact Wendi Bulkley at 435-879-4295.

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