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CALS Tailgate

CALS Tailgate

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Ag Day Football Game: NC State vs. Charleston Southern
Game Kickoff: TBD

Family. Friends. Fun.

CALS Tailgate has a proud, 30-year tradition of providing family-friendly fun and highlighting the people, programs, and partners that make our college great.

A little bit of history…

CALS Tailgate was first hosted by the CALS Alumni and Friends Society Board who remains involved in the continuation and development of this event. They hosted what was deemed “the largest reunion in the history of NC State” on October 10, 1992, just four short months after the board was formed. CALS departments were asked to host exhibits – a programmatic piece still intact today. Following the success of this inaugural event, the motion was approved to make it an annual occurrence. There are still a handful of those founding members who still sit on the board today.

What is CALS Tailgate?

As NC State’s largest alumni and friends game day event, CALS Tailgate has a proud tradition of providing a family-friendly atmosphere and highlighting the people, programs, and partners that make our college great. To see highlights from past annual tailgates, click here.

What is Ag Day?

The 2022 CALS Tailgate will be held in conjunction with the Tenth Annual Ag Day. Ag Day, a game day theme set by NC State Athletics Marketing in partnership with Wolfpack Sports Properties and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. It is an important opportunity to promote the connection between NC State and the agriculture, agribusiness, and biotech industries in North Carolina in front of thousands of fans at Carter-Finley Stadium.

2022 CALS Tailgate Sponsors

More information coming soon.