UAB Football 2018: A bigger, better Gameday
On the field, the Blazers have set a school record with their nine-game home winning streak. Off the field, the UAB Department of Athletics and the Bruno Event Team continue to work together to enhance and upgrade the fan experience at UAB football games at historic Legion Field. Here are some highlights:
FOOD TRUCK RALLY
In conjunction with the Birmingham Food Truck Coalition, the Food Truck Rally for the Aug. 30 home opener against Savannah State featured 10 local food trucks and a craft beer tent set up next to Blazer Village on the west side of Legion Field.
Legion Field continues to feature multiple food trucks at each UAB home game throughout the season. Fans can find out which trucks will be featured at each game by visiting uabsports.com and following @UAB_FB and @BlazerGameday on social media.
GAMEDAY DONE RIGHT
Gameday Done Right offers a premium tailgate experience for all UAB home football games in 2018. Located in Lot L on the northeast side of Legion Field, Gameday Done Right provides, sets up and breaks down all tailgating equipment and also arranges for catering, coolers with ice and satellite TV. Tailgate packages of all sizes are available with many other ala carte add-ons to ensure the perfect tailgate setup.
For more information on this first-class tailgating experience, visit uab.gamedaydoneright.com.
Click Here to view where Lot L is located.
BUFFALO WILD WINGS TAILGATE WARS
UAB Athletics and Buffalo Wild Wings are looking for the most enthusiastic Blazer fans to recognize and reward UAB tailgaters for the fun they bring to every game. Tailgate Wars takes place at every home game and is scored by traveling judges right after Blazer Walk. Tailgates are judged on UAB visual presence (decorations, fan apparel, etc.), food, games and entertainment, enthusiasm, overall presentation and the number of people in attendance. To be eligible for prizes, tailgaters must register at https://blazergameday.com/_forms/tailgate-wars/.
BOSS OF THE TOSS
What's a college football tailgate without cornhole? Welcome to Boss of the Toss, sponsored and conducted by the Central Alabama Cornhole Club. These Blazer Cornhole Tournaments, complete with prizes for the winners, will take place before the Oct. 20 North Texas game and the Nov. 10 Southern Miss game at Blazer Village on the west side of Legion Field. To be eligible for prizes, you must register at http://www.alabamacornhole.com/uabfootball.html.
Longtime local television star Mike Raita brings his unique blend of passion and personality to Legion Field, where he serves as game emcee for all UAB home football games. One minute he's on the field, the next he's in the stands, shining a spotlight on Blazer fans. Mikey Baby will put a smile on your face as you cheer UAB to victory.
Alcohol once again is sold at UAB games at Legion Field to fans 21 years of age and older. The sale of alcohol will conclude at the end of the third quarter, and UAB Athletics reminds fans to please drink responsibly. A ride-sharing pickup lot is located on the east side of Legion Field across the street from the Tabernacle Baptist Church on 6th Court West.