AFA Tailgate Frequently Asked Questions

Question: How do I reserve a tailgate space?

Answer: Online at

When can I reserve a tailgate for the upcoming football season?

Answer: Standing season tailgate spaces can be renewed on a priority basis throughJune 30. Any unclaimed spaces will be open to the general public starting July 1. This goes for both season and individual game spots.

Can I just tailgate in the parking lot?

Answer: Yes, butyour tailgate must not impede other parking spaces.(If your group is larger than 10 people; it is suggested that a tailgate space be reserved).

How many vehicles are allowed in the reserved tailgate space?

Answer: Only one (1)vehicle with a tailgate parking pass is allowed in the reserved tailgate space. Failure to abide by this policy will result in loss of tailgate privileges.

Where should vehicles with your tailgate group park?

Answer: All other vehicles with your group may park in the regular parking lot, preferably in the adjacent lot of the reserved space. Please advise tailgate members which lot your reserved space is in prior to game day so they can pre-plan which lot they will need to park in prior to arriving. All parking is on a first-come-first-serve basis.

How much does a tailgate space cost?

Answer: Small Space = $100 for the season, or $25 for a single game

Medium Space = $150 for the season, or $30 for a single game

LargeSpace = $200 for the season, or $50 for a single game

If I have a motor home where do I park?

Answer: Motor homes are parked on the periphery of parking lots 3, 4, and 5.

Can I use a grill?

Answer: Grills (propane and charcoal) are authorized, unless a fire ban is in effect. - No open flames are permitted at any time

If I am going to put up a large tent, when can I set it up?

Answer: All large tents must be set up the day before the game during normal working/visitor hours 9:00am-5:00pm.

I do not have a Department of Defense/military sticker on my vehicle--How do I get onto the base?

Answer: USAFA will open to the public 4 hours prior to game time. The gates to the Stadium open 2 hours prior to game time.

How do people find their assigned tailgate space?

Answer: A tailgate map and pass are sent to the tailgate reserver/contact. It is up to the tailgate reserver/contact to let their party know where the tailgate space is located.

How long can I stay in my tailgate space after the game?

Answer: Tailgating is allowed up to2 hours after the game.

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