Individuals participating in tailgating activities at Bridgewater State University are expected to conduct themselves in a manner respectful of the nature and character of the University; including, following the directives of event management staff and public safety officials.

Persons acting in a disruptive, disrespectful or disorderly manner may be asked to leave the premises or be subject to arrest or citation. Students may also be charged with a violation of the Student Code of Conduct.

Kegs and other common source containers are not allowed at any time. Glass containers are prohibited. The use of plastic containers is encouraged for the consumption of all beverages. Drinking games (including but not limited to beer pong and other table games) and the use of devices intended to accelerate the consumption of alcohol (including but not limited to funnels or beer bongs) are prohibited. Consumption of alcoholic beverages on any other part of the campus or on public streets that run through or adjacent to campus is prohibited. It is also a violation of law and/or the code of student conduct and is subject to policy/law enforcement. The sale of alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited.

Propane and charcoal grills are allowed when used solely for food preparation purposes. Burned coals and/or residue from cooking are not permitted to make contact with the paved surface of the parking lot or grassy areas. Open flame fires, including fire pits, are prohibited.

All groups and individuals participating in tailgating are responsible for the proper collection and disposal of their trash, as well as, other debris such as charcoal. Trash containers will be provided throughout tailgate areas.

Violations of this policy may result in citations or even arrest. Student violations of this policy are subject to the Bridgewater State University Student Code of Conduct.


Visiting fans must also adhere to the above rules.  Also if looking to serve food to players after games that is not during a outdoor season, You must contact the Athletic Event Manager prior to make arrangements.  The Event Manager will secure a space for you to set up your post game meal, but you are responsible for bringing all your own tables etc.  You are also responsible for proper clean up after or privileges will not be granted in the future.