Volleyball Launches Pregame Tailgating

Published 11:39 am Thursday, September 8, 2022

STARKVILLE – The Mississippi State volleyball program launches new pregame tailgating at Newell-Grissom.

On certain volleyball match days, tailgating will take place on the grass island in front of the Newell-Grissom Building.

Tailgating for the Maroon and White Invite will take place Friday Sept. 9 and Saturday Sept. 10.

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Tailgating Guidelines

  • All picnic areas open two hours before each match
  • REMINDER: Personal tents or supplies can be placed on the island in front of the Newell-Grissom Building at noon on the day of the match.
  • All picnic areas close at midnight daily.
  • No wheeled vehicles or trailers are permitted (i.e. large grills that are pulled with a vehicle).
  • Generators are allowed, but battery inverters are preferred.
  • Charcoal grills are allowed, but charcoal must be fully extinguished and disposed of in a responsible manner. Fire pits are not allowed.
  • The university will follow local ordinances and state laws regarding alcohol.
  • Small tents are permitted. No stakes larger than 1/4 inch in diameter and no longer than 6 inches. No rope.
  • Connection to university utilities is strictly prohibited.
  • Picnic areas must be vacated by 7 a.m. the day after a game. MSU is not responsible for any tailgate left before, during, or after the game.
  • Pets are prohibited on campus beginning at noon the day before a game, except for service animals as prescribed by law.
  • Loading zone use is limited to 5 minutes, with a person remaining with vehicle.
  • Fans should pull to the curb, unload supplies by the curb, and immediately proceed to designated parking areas.
  • Safety lanes must remain clear and unobstructed.

For more information on the Bulldog volleyball program, visit HailState.com or search for “HailStateVB” on TwitterInstagramand Facebook.