Football Tailgating

Printable Tailgate Map


The Grid is located on Campus Green and offers 100-plus tailgating plots to allow fans to bring their pregame parties to the heart of campus.

Plots are sold on a season-long basis for $300 and interested fans can contact the UCATS office at 513-556-4884 or email for more information.

The Bearcats Family Fun Zone is also located at the Grid providing an outstanding pregame experience with the Pepsi Entertainment Stage, food and beverage options and interactive games and prizes to make the Grid the premiere tailgating spot on campus.

The Grid is also where the Catwalk takes place as the team arrives on campus and proceeds through the heart of the Grid two and a half hours prior to kickoff.



University of Cincinnati football fans have an exciting tailgate opportunity atop the University Avenue Garage. This is a traditional style tailgate experience with gas grills and adult beverages permitted.

Rooftop tailgate passes are exclusive to UCATS members and cost $300 for the entire season. Passes are subject to availability and new members will be allocated according to UCATS giving level and priority points.

UCATS donors who are interested in the Rooftop Tailgate, must request a pass by calling the UCATS Office at 513-556-4884 or email