Tailgate Policies

Home Game Tailgates

Tailgate packages are now available to rent for Spring 2021 home football games. Visit mercerbears.com to view game day information, then click on the reservations link on the left side of this page to rent your game day items. Reservations are open to alumni, friends and community members.

Football game times are subject to change. Check the Mercer Athletics webpage for schedule updates. For game tickets visit Mercer Ticket Sales. For tailgating purposes, parking lots on campus open at 9:00 a.m. for each home game. Tailgate packages are not restricted to Mercer alumni; any fan may purchase a package. Price includes advance delivery – your tent and equipment will be waiting for you on gameday! Prices are subject to change and may vary by game date.

Football Tailgate Tent Package Reservation
Deadline for Reservations: 7 Days Prior to Game

Each package includes a tent with the option to add tables, table covers, and chairs. The sizes and options are listed below.

Please read before ordering:

  • Tailgating packages are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Exact location of your tent will be determined by Mercer University and tailgating staff, but will be in the general areas described below.
  • Mercer University reserves the right to relocate or cancel any tailgating events.
  • No grills allowed under or within 30 feet of tents.

Tailgating Locations:

Confirmation of and communications concerning tailgating packages will be sent by e-mail no later than 24-48 hours prior to your selected game day.

Alumni and Friends:

  • Tailgating packages for non-Bear Plus members will be set up on Black Field (formerly the Intramural Field), located between the Sikes Softball Field and the Five Star Stadium.

Bear Plus Members:

Contact Brian Gerrity at (478) 301-4003 to make arrangements to tailgate in the designated Bear Plus locations.

Corporate Sponsors:

Contact Lee Walker at (478) 301-5220 to make arrangements to tailgate in the designated Sponsor locations.

Parking Information:

Parking is NOT included in these tailgating packages. Please see the mercerbears.com to locate parking convenient to Black Field.