Tailgating is back: LSU announces new policies for outdoor athletic events
LSU fans are officially allowed to start tailgating again.
The school announced new policies that go into effect starting with Friday’s LSU baseball series against Mississippi State.
Here are the new tailgating guidelines for spring events (no decision on tailgating for LSU events in the fall has been made at this time):
- Fans are limited to gatherings of 15 people and should be members of the same household.
- Congregations of multiple groups is prohibited.
- Face covering will be required outside of tailgate area.
- Parking lots for athletic events will be secured and restricted beginning three (3) hours prior for outdoor venues.
The following items will be permitted on campus or surrounding LSU parking lots for outdoor athletic events and special events. Setting up any of these items will be considered a tailgate:
- 10×10 or smaller Tents/Canopies/Structures of any kind
- Tables and chairs
- Grills or any portable cooking mechanisms
- Previously Prepared Food
- Audio Systems (Inside Vehicles)
Sound must be played at a reasonable level
- Yard games
Please note that large tailgate set ups will not be allowed and that tents larger than 10×10 will asked to be removed.
Motor Homes (Parking Lot 412)
Those utilizing motor homes will adhere to the same policies outlined above in regards to tailgating.
Fans are asked to gather only with their travel party and within the footprint of their motor home.
Tailgating policies remain in effect while on campus.
Fans in the motor home parking lot should note that spaces will be on a first come, first served basis and there will be no reserving of motor home parking spots.
There will also be no shuttles from the RV lot to the stadium.
The MSU series opens SEC play for the Tigers, who went 15-3 in out-of-conference play. Last time out, LSU defeated Southeastern Louisiana 10-7 on Tuesday. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. on Friday.