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We’ll be announcing the Tailgater of The Year soon. Voting is now closed. Thank you for your submissions and votes.

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When a three-time Tailgater of the Year judges your game day performance, you better pay close attention. Coach Carl isn’t playing around here.

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Tailgating Rules

Tailgating Rules

Rule #1: NO EXCUSES.

  • If they can play in it, you can grill in it.

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    Rule #2: GRILL.

    Any other game-day food option is punishable through a proper shunning.

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    Rule #3: PLAY WITH FIRE.

    Unless you’re operating a
    forklift, don’t talk to me about propane.

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    Rule #4: NO BYE WEEKS.

    Adopt another team’s
    parking lot if you have to.

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    Rule #5: SNACKS.

    Snacks are the
    special teams of tailgate. Do not ignore them.

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    Rule #6: WEAR TEAM COLORS.

    This isn’t Switzerland. Pick a side.

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    Rule #7: FEAST ON YOUR OPPONENT.

    Look forward
    to playing the Hogs.

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    Rule #8: STAY HYDRATED.

    If you don’t drink enough on game day, you might die out here.

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    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.), 18 years or older who did not purchase any equipment for purposes of entering the Promotion. Enter by 9/22/13 11:59pm PT. Instant Win Game starts 9/25/13 12pm PT and ends 10/11/13 11:59pm PT. To enter and for Official Rules, including prize descriptions, and Instant Win Game odds disclosures, visit www.grilling.com/tailgate. Void where prohibited.

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.), 18 years or older who did not purchase any equipment for purposes of entering the Promotion. Enter by 9/22/13 11:59pm PT. Instant Win Game starts 9/25/13 12pm PT and ends 10/11/13 11:59pm PT. To enter and for Official Rules, including prize descriptions, and Instant Win Game odds disclosures, visit www.grilling.com/tailgate. Void where prohibited.