Carnegie Mellon University

Alumni Association

Homecoming Tailgate 2016:
Saturday, October 29

Join the CMU Alumni Association for the inaugural Homecoming Tailgate on Saturday, October 29 as the Tartans take on the Westminster Titans. Athletics plans to honor several groups during the game: senior students in football, Kiltie and cheerleading (pre-game) and the 1966 Football team (halftime).

Tailgate Activities

  • BBQ Lunch with tasty tailgate favorites, including pizza, wings, pulled pork sandwiches and more! Alumni/parents 21+: We’ll have both Walkabout Apple Whiskey samples and Hundred Horns Blasting cocktails (White Rye, apple cider, lemon, simple syrup) from Wigle Whiskey and beer from Penn Brewery. Plus, be sure to sign up for the Wigle Whiskey raffle!
  • Family-friendly Apple-stamp Activity (apples dipped in paint), Stickers and Glasses of Non-alcoholic Cider from Wigle Whiskey.
  • CMU Alumni Association Activity Tents around Gesling Stadium, including treats AND trick or treat candy for kids at each station.
    • Inflatable Football Toss and prize wheel
    • Giant Connect Four, Giant Jenga, Corn Hole and Ladderball
    • Brain teaser games
    • Polaroid Photo Booth with CMU and Halloween dress up
    • PLUS chance to win prizes, including a grand prize
  • Wee Bairn KidZone Area with pumpkin decorating, face painting, balloons and more!

Game Giveaways:

  • Replica football jersey T-shirt to the first 300 people, compliments of the CMU Alumni Association
  • Individual bags of kettlecorn available at the APhiO concession stand, compliments of the CMU Alumni Association

Register Online

Saturday, October 29
11 a.m. Tailgate begins
1 p.m. Football game begins

Gesling Stadium
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

$10 per person, includes BBQ Lunch and entrance to the grandstands for football game; Kids 12 and under FREE
​Refunds will be given through 10/24/16.

No charge for Alumni Activity Stations/Tents

Entrance to watch the game from the grandstands without BBQ Lunch is $5/adult and $2/child

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