Friday, October 1, 2021 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Maryland Alumni Association
Samuel L Riggs Alumni Center | Moxley Garden
7801 Alumni Drive
College Park

Gear up with your Alumni Association, fellow alumni, and fans as the Terps take on Iowa!

Join us three hours prior to kickoff for the Friday Night Lights Tailgate. Enjoy music, food and drinks at the Riggs Alumni Center. Food will be available for purchase. Be sure to register below and check-in with us when you arrive to get your food and drink vouchers!

Our Friday Night Lights Tailgate is just the fun you need before cheering on your Terps at Maryland Stadium. Make sure to visit the Maryland Football Game Day site for more specific information regarding parking, gate open times, etc. Please Note: Parking is not included with your registration for this event. On-campus parking permits are SOLD OUT for this game. For information on shuttle service, please check the University of Maryland Department of Transportation Services website.


Alumni Zone Tailgates are free to attend with *food and beverages available for purchase.


Please contact the Alumni Association Events team with questions or concerns at 301.405.7381 or

The University of Maryland Alumni Association is committed to prioritizing the health and well-being of our alumni, members, and friends. The Alumni Association will adhere to any and all university, state and local government regulations when conducting in-person events. To attend an event, attendees must read, acknowledge and agree to the Alumni Association COVID-19 health and safety policy during the registration process. 


*Note: The Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium Bag Policy is as follows - 

Fans are encouraged to only bring necessary items into Maryland stadium. Only the following style and size bags will be allowed into the stadium, all of which are subject to search:

  • Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6" x 12"
  • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar)
  • Small clutch bags, measuring 4.5" x 6.5" with or without a handle or strap

All other bags will not be permitted. A list of prohibited bags includes, but is not limited to: purses, backpacks, drawstring bags that are not clear, briefcases, coolers, fanny packs, luggage, computer bags, camera bags, binocular cases and diaper bags. Guests are encouraged to return unauthorized items to their vehicles. The University of Maryland cannot safeguard items that are not permitted into the stadium.

For additional stadium information, visit UM Terps