Tailgating is allowed only in the designated tailgating lot found adjacent to the parking garage on the corner of Charlottetowne Ave. and 7th St. Please abide by the county regulations for tailgating found below.
American Legion Memorial Stadium General Tailgating Policies
BANDS & MUSIC
Live musical bands and other live performances are NOT allowed at tailgating sites or on county property without prior approval from ALMS Staff. Music must be confined to your tailgate area and speakers must be directed into your tailgate party.
Caterers making deliveries must have proper parking permits to be admitted to private tailgate areas in reserved lots. Dropping off tailgate orders or supplies without a permit will not be allowed. Caterers will be denied access if they do not have proper credentials.
All corporate or commercial tailgate activities, including the allocation of space and provision of services, is managed by ALMS Staff.
Cookers on trailers are not allowed in reserved lots, and no cooker may be larger than a 55-gallon drum (23” in diameter x 35” long). Cookers may not be placed in travel lanes or in parking spaces. Cookers may not be placed inside buildings. Cooking is not permitted under building entrances, patios, covered walks or on any exposed aggregate, ornamental concrete, brick pavers, etc., where grease drippings can stain surfaces.
FENCING AND FLOORING
Fans may not erect or remove fencing or barricades of any type (permanent or temporary) on the ALMS campus. Fans may also not setup any temporary flooring on the ground or other areas deemed to be sensitive or prone to damage.
Charcoals and other items must be disposed of properly. Please do not place or dump charcoals or other flammables in trash cans, under trees, near vehicles, or leave unattended in the parking lots.
FOOD SALES / FOOD VENDORS
No food sales or vendors are allowed without approval of ALMS Staff and its concessionaire. Companies and individuals may not issue samples or products without being properly licensed by the County and approved by ALMS Staff.
Golf carts, mopeds, scooters, ATVs, go carts hover boards and other custom motorized vehicles are not permitted.
Political activity is subject to the same rules that apply to all signage, banners, solicitation and distribution of literature. Distribution of flyers, stickers, buttons, signs, or promotional items is prohibited without approval by ALMS staff and must follow all county ordinances.
ALMS will provide port-o-lets and restrooms are in many of the buildings throughout stadium for the convenience of fans.
REMOTE-CONTROLLED AIRCRAFT & DRONES
The use and/or operation of remote-controlled equipment/cameras/toys/aircraft (including all drones and unmanned aircraft systems) is strictly prohibited in all areas of ALMS – including Gamedays and during Gameday-related activities. All grounds and parking lots are considered part of the ALMS.
SECURITY AND SAFETY
It is the responsibility of each tailgate party to secure tailgate items prior to entering the stadium. Tailgaters should lock food, beverages and valuables out of sight in vehicles; extinguish all fires or flames; unplug electrical outlets; secure barbecue pits, chairs, and ice chests; and store beverages in locked containers. ALMS is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
SIGNAGE AND BANNERS
Banners and signage recognizing businesses may not be displayed, nor may promotional/commercial materials be distributed without prior approval by ALMS Staff. Non-commercial messages (that is, non-profit or political messages) are subject to reasonable restrictions to protect safety and pedestrian access. Small signs, measuring not more than 2 feet in any dimension, may be placed within your immediate tailgating areas, if you are always present at the location and the signs do not block any walkway or other path
Solicitations of any kind, for commercial, non-profit, political, or other purposes, within ALMS facilities or on ALMS premises are prohibited unless specifically approved by ALMS staff. The distribution of flyers or leaflets on parked vehicles is expressly prohibited.
Tailgating is not permitted in travel lanes on roads, sidewalks, bike paths (greenways) or landscaped areas. No tents or other items may be placed in these areas or obstruct access.
Tailgating Setup is allowed after 5 p.m. weekdays and within the contracted timeframe on the weekends. Also, tailgate setups are subject to removal for violation of tailgating policies. Please direct all questions regarding tailgating policies to ALMS staff.
TENTS CANOPIES/DISPLAYS (CORPORATE LOGOS)
Tent canopies/covers are considered signage/displays – Tent canopies may not display corporate logos, advertising, or signage (tent canopies should be plain/generic). Violators will be told to take down or remove corporate logos.
UTILITIES OWNED BY THE COUNTY
The use of electrical outlets in or on ALMS property, or other utilities such as water sources, is expressly prohibited. This policy will be strictly enforced, and violators will be subject to arrest for theft of utilities.
Portable electrical generators are not permitted. For temporary electrical needs, ALMS recommend the use of battery-operated inverters that convert the battery current to house current. These recommended devices do not generate hazardous carbon monoxide emissions, do not require gasoline cans and resultant hazards, and do not create noise that is potentially damaging to hearing and a nuisance to fellow tailgaters. The operation of portable electrical generators that create excessive noise, emission hazards or other safety concerns will not be permitted.
Glass containers are NOT allowed for use during tailgating activities.
ALMS discourages the use of tents larger than 10’ by 10’. Tents may not be staked into the ground but must be anchored.
TENTS DURING GAME
Tents should be taken down before you enter the game.
TENTS IN PARKING LOTS
Fans using a tent or canopy over the tailgate of a vehicle should restrict the size to no larger than 10’ x 10’ and may not take up space in other parking spaces or travel lanes. Tents may not be used to save parking spaces. Tents must not block travel lanes.