Tailgating

We look forward to welcoming our Pioneer community to campus in-person this fall! Mark the Fall 2022 Football Schedule in your calendar. All alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to tailgate at every home game. At each pre-game tailgate, special gatherings and halftime celebrations will take place.

View the Tailgating Guidelines here.


Saturday, October 8
Pre-Game Tailgate: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Lot 2
Football Game vs. Salisbury University: 1:00 p.m. | Wightman Stadium 
 
Tailgate Gatherings:
All Colleges including Honors College, Library, Provost and Continuing and Professional Education
All College Advisory Councils
Academic Student Clubs and Organizations
 
Registration is highly encouraged. Please register here.

Saturday, October 15
Pre-Game Tailgate: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Lot 2
Football Game vs. Rowan University: 1:00 p.m. | Wightman Stadium 
 
Tailgate Gatherings:
Student-Athlete Gathering
Title IX 50th Anniversary Celebration
Class of 2022 Reunion
WP Legacy Families
WP Sweetheart Couples 
Registration is highly encouraged. Please register here.

Saturday, October 29
Homecoming and Family Day  
Pre-Game Tailgate: 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Lot 2 
Football Game vs. The College of New Jersey: 1:00 p.m. | Wightman Stadium 
Pre-game tailgate, carnival, the football game and more!
 
Registration is highly encouraged. Please register here.

Past Tailgates

Saturday, September 3
vs. Western Connecticut State University
Click here to view pre-game tailgate photos

Saturday, September 17
vs. Keystone College


Alumni and friends are welcome to bring food, drinks and grills for a traditional tailgate experience. Proper ID is required. View 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.