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Homecoming 2016: The Blueout

Come celebrate Homecoming 2016: #TheBlueout on Saturday, November 5, at the Alumni Tailgate Party. This year's tailgate will feature a traditional New England Clambake courtesy of UNH Board of Governors member Jeffery Hazell '83. After the clambake, cheer on the Chargers as they take on the Bentley Falcons at Ralph F. DellaCamera Stadium.


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  1. Tailgate/Game Tickets

    Join us as we welcome back alumni from around the country for Homecoming 2016: #TheBlueout! Come by the Alumni Tailgate Party at North Campus from 10 a.m. to noon to enjoy lobster, clams, shrimp, potatoes, corn, sandwiches, chips, beer, wine and other food and refreshments, while catching up with classmates and meeting new friends. Enjoy family-friendly entertainment, including a meet-and-greet with the Charger mascot, a photo booth and inflatable activities.

    Register by October 23:   Adults: $20, Children age 4 through 12: $10, Children 3 and under: Free. (Includes game ticket)
    *Register by October 23 to be entered for a chance to win a Homecoming prize pack, which includes a reserved parking spot, two upgraded game tickets, $50 gift card to the UNH Bookstore and a UNH gift basket!

    Register from October 24 to November 5: Adults: $25, Children age 4 through 12: $10, Children 3 and under: Free. 
    (Includes game ticket)

    Purchase your Charger gear from the UNH Bookstore!  At Homecoming, the Bookstore will have a merchandise tent near the Alumni Tailgate tent and at DellaCamera Stadium.

  2. Game Tickets

    Tickets for only the football game can be purchased at the box office outside of DellaCamera Stadium. Individual game tickets will not be sold at the Alumni Tailgate Party.

    Adults:   $8
    Senior citizens and students age 4 through college (with ID): $5
    Children 3 and under: Free
    UNH Students: Free

    If you have any questions, please call the Department of Athletics at 203.932.7017.

    Learn more about the 2016 Charger Football Team, including the complete schedule, roster, coaching staff, news and more.   

  3. Reserve Space/Parking

    The North Campus parking lot will open at 8 a.m. (4 hours before kickoff) and close one hour after the game on Saturday, November 5. Parking spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please plan accordingly. Overflow lots are available on Pruden Street (the road between Main Campus and North Campus). View the campus map.

    Please note: Pop-up tents and propane and charcoal grills are prohibited in the general parking area. All other spaces are considered general parking and are free of charge. All tailgating participants must adhere to UNH policies and procedures. 

    Reserved tailgating spaces are available for $20 per space on a first-come, first served basis by calling 203.932.7017. Grills are only allowed in the reserved tailgating spaces.

    The University of New Haven is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for visitors, students, coaches, spectators and the community at large. The use or possession of alcoholic beverages and the sale, delivery or service to individuals under the age of 21 is prohibited by the University and Connecticut state law. Tailgating will be allowed in the North Campus parking lot with the goal of providing football fans, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and students with a positive experience.

  4. Accommodations

    Accommodations are available to UNH alumni for this event at a discounted rate at the Hampton Inn & Suites New Haven-South-West Haven and the Courtyard by Marriott New Haven Orange/Milford.

    Courtyard by Marriott New Haven Orange/Milford
    136 Marsh Hill Road 
    Orange, CT 06477 

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    Hampton Inn & Suites West Haven/New Haven
    510 Saw Mill Road
    West Haven, CT 06516

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