When football season cranks up, so does the tailgating.
Tailgating is a big deal. More than 34 million people attended a college football game in 2017, according to the NCAA and (See: http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/Attendance/2017.pdf ) 2003 University of South Carolina research found that 10 percent of tailgaters don’t even go to the game.
A few tips to be sure the tailgating fun doesn’t end in either the emergency room or with a ticket from the campus department of public safety:
A handful of other tips to keep the tailgate fun:
“Above all, have fun and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow fans,” Due said. “Our tailgate is usually 40-50 people and many times they are first timers we have struck up a conversation with and invited to join us.”
For more information about food safety visit, https://www.uaex.edu/health-living/food-safety/.
University of Arkansas, story and cover photo by Emily Thompson
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