Auburn Alumni Association to hold special tailgate for A-Day game March 29

AUBURN – Minority alumni of Auburn University are invited to a special tailgate event hosted by the Auburn Alumni Association prior to the annual A-Day game on Saturday, March 29. The Minority Alumni Involvement Now, or MAIN, A-Day Tailgate is a spring event held each year to help reconnect minority alumni with Auburn and with each other.

The tailgate event will begin at 11 a.m., two hours before the A-Day Game kickoff, and will take place at the corner of Roosevelt Drive and Duncan Drive at the usual location of the alumni hospitality tent. To register, visit the Auburn Alumni Web site at Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. There is no charge for children under 12.

Those who attend the tailgate event are encouraged to dress in orange and blue and wear their Alumni pins as they come to enjoy the food fun, food and entertainment and in support of the Auburn Tigers.

This year’s food, sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, is provided by Wilton’s Catering and will include BBQ chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, chips, tea, lemonade and dessert. Attendees will be eligible for numerous door prizes such as Auburn and Alumni Association souvenirs.

The Auburn Alumni Association is a nonprofit organization designed to support the allegiance between Auburn University and its graduates and friends. The group is composed of more than 46,000 dues-paying members. More than 189,000 AU alumni live throughout the world. For more information on the Auburn Alumni Association, see

Contact: Tanja Matthews, (334) 844-1113 (, or
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