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Tailgating Rules and Regulations

Parking & Tailgating Guidelines

Parking Guidelines:  Parking rules and regulation are enforced 24/7. Patrons must park in designated lots for sporting event attending (i.e. football, baseball). All vehicles must park in designated parking stalls. Vehicles must park head in to stall. Please refer to Saddleback College web site for complete rules, regulations and map at

Tailgating Guidelines:  Saddleback College invites fans, parents, and alumni to enjoy tailgating football and events in a friendly and safe environment. The tailgating guidelines below are designed to ensure your safety and comfort.

Tailgating will be allowed only in parking lot 1 located in the lower campus. This area will have signage and will be patrolled by Parking Enforcement and Campus Police Officers to ensure the guidelines are followed.

  • Parking will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Spots will not be reserved in advance. No blocking or saving spots will be permitted.
  • Parking Lot 1 will open for tailgating four hours before the event and/or kick-off and closes one hour after conclusion of the game or event.
  • Trash bags and receptacles are provided for refuse.
  • Ticket booths and stadium will open two hours before kickoff or scheduled event.
  • Tailgating is not permitted during the game or at half time, no carry?ins to stadium allowed.
  • All entrances and traffic lanes must remain clear at all times.
  • RV’s/oversize vehicles must park in the designated parking Lot 1 area.
  • The Stadium is a smoke free facility.


  • Propane grills. NO CHARCOAL!
  • Portable outdoor furniture.
  • Tents and awnings that do not block adjacent parking spaces, impede drive aisles or require the use of stakes.


  • All alcoholic beverages, regardless of age, on any part of the campus or on public sidewalks or streets and strictly enforced.
  • Open flames, wood, fire pits, fireplaces, tiki torches and other combustible burning materials.
  • Glass containers of any kind.
  • Amplified music or loud and disruptive noise.

Carry-ins to the stadium:

  • Any non-college sponsored sales of food.


Individuals attending football games or events at Saddleback College are expected to conduct themselves in a manner respectful of the nature and character of the college. Persons acting in a disruptive, disrespectful or disorderly manner may be asked to leave the premises or be subject to arrest. Students may also be recommended or charged with a violation of the Student Code of Conduct.

Tailgating & Parking Guidelines