Tailgating

We look forward to welcoming our Pioneer community to campus in-person this fall! Mark the Fall 2021 Football Schedule in your calendar. All alumni and friends are invited to tailgate at every home game. At each pre-game tailgate, special gatherings and halftime celebrations will take place.


Homecoming and Family Day
Saturday, October 9
Pre-Game Tailgate: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  Lot 2
Football Game vs. Christopher Newport: 1:00 p.m.  |  Wightman Stadium
Pre-game tailgate, carnival, athletic games and more!

Halftime Recognition: 
Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
President's Cup Award

Registration



Saturday, October 30
Pre-Game Tailgate: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  Lot 2
Football Game vs. Kean University: 1:00 p.m.  |   Wightman Stadium

Tailgate Gatherings:
College of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Past Outstanding Senior Award Recipients
Past Alumni Association Undergraduate Fellows

Halftime Recognition:
Past Outstanding Senior Award Recipients
Past Alumni Association Undergraduate Fellows

Registration Coming Soon


Saturday, November 6
Pre-Game Tailgate: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  Lot 2
Football Game vs. Montclair State University: 1:00 p.m.  |  Wightman Stadium

Tailgate Gatherings:
Former WP Student Athletes / Alumni Athletes
Class of 2020  One Year Reunion

Halftime Recognition:
Former WP Student Athletes / Alumni Athletes

Registration Coming Soon


Alumni and friends are welcome to bring food, drinks and grills for a traditional tailgate experience. Participants must be 21+ and proper ID is required. Those under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. View the tailgating guidelinesticket pricing for the football games and the campus map.

Stay tuned for updates and more information. For questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@wpunj.edu or 973.720.2175.

We will be following all University pandemic guidelines and protocols to ensure the health and safety of the WP community.