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Football Tailgates

Washburn football tailgate

Join the Washburn University Alumni Association and Foundation before every home game for food, drink and cheering on the Ichabods! Look for the Alumni Association tent on the northeast side of the stadium, just outside the gate, serving hotdogs, chips and sides. Cold beer and beverages are also available. The event is free for members of the Alumni Association and $5 for non-members. No registration is required. 

Upcoming tailgates

The first tailgate of the 2019 sesaon will be Thursday, Sept. 5, when the football team hosts Lincoln at 6 p.m. The tailgate will start at 4:30 p.m. Check back for the complete 2019 tailgate schedule.

The Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center


  • Engage with alumni through free or discounted events like After Hours, tailgates and Wake Up With Washburn.
  • Take advantage of hundreds of discounts to local and national businesses.
  • Support the Alumni Association scholarship fund with your dues.

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1729 MacVicar Avenue
Topeka, KS 66604
Phone: 785.670.4483