/ KU Alumni Association Tailgates! is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with the KU Alumni Association this fall for game day tailgates.

The tailgates will be located in the parking lot of the KU Alumni Association building, and will begin three hours before kickoff. We will be serving food and soft drinks catered by local restaurants, and beer supplied by our longtime partner Crown Distributing (formerly Jayhawk Beverage). The catering schedule is as follows:

  • 9/1 - 23rd Street Brewery (food and beer)
  • 9/8 - Biggs BBQ and Crown Distributing (Coors, Boulevard, Blue Moon beer)
  • 9/15  Hy-Vee Family weekend - Crown Dist.
  • 9/22  Pieroguys Perogies and Crown Dist.
  • 10/13 Superior Steaks and Crown Dist.
  • 11/3  Biggs BBQ and Food and Crown Dist.
  • 11/17 Paddy O'Quigley's and Crown Dist.

The cost for tailgate attendees will be $5 for everyone for the first tailgate on 9/1. Beginning with the second tailgate, the cost will be $5 for subscribers and KU Alumni Association members, and $15 for everyone else. With admission, you will receive food from our catering partners, as well as three beers. You’ll be able to purchase additional beer for $2 a piece.

Join the KU Alumni Association or today to receive a substantial savings on your tailgate admission.

You can join the KU Alumni Association by clicking here:

You can become a subscriber by clicking the link below. Don’t forget that for a limited time, annual subscribers will get a DVD of the 1988 National Championship Game, and a full year of Jayhawk Illustrated magazine as part of the subscription. Click here to join:

Last, but certainly not least, 610 Sports will be broadcasting LIVE from the KU Alumni Association tailgates as well. is very pleased to be joining forces with the KU Alumni Association, 610 Sports, Crown Distributing, and all of our restaurant partners to provide a fun atmosphere for KU tailgaters as we prepare for kickoff on game day! subscribers will receive their invitations via email during the week before each game. Remember to bring your invitations to get in for just $5. KU Alumni Association members should bring their membership cards to the tailgates. If you are interested in becoming a KU Alumni Association member at the tailgate, there will be someone there to help you sign up!

On behalf of and the KU Alumni Association, we look forward to tailgating with you this fall! Top Stories