Join the tailgate Challenge

In 2020, the Bluefield College Alumni Association plans to team up with Walmart to bring you the eighth annual Homecoming Tailgate Challenge.

Everyone can compete. Whether you are an alumni, faculty, staff, student, or a friend of Bluefield College, you can vie for the coveted Homecoming Tailgate Champion banner. Just complete the form below prior to October 9, 2020.


For the competition, each team’s tailgate area and plated presentation

will be judged using the following criteria:

  1. Tailgate Atmosphere
  2. Taste of Food
  3. Creativity of Menu
  4. Creativity of Tailgate Name
  5. School Spirit

Competition participants should pick up their official tailgate signs from the judges’ tent (located near staircase) between 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Judges will visit tailgate areas beginning at 4:15 p.m.

Competition participants will bring five samples/plates of food to the judges’ tent for judges to sample at 4:45 p.m. 

The winner will be announced and notified at 5:30 p.m.

**Winners will be recognized and presented their recognition banner, on the field, during halftime of the Rams Football Game

Prizes include:
  • First Prize–Walmart gift card and 2019 Homecoming Tailgate Champion banner
  • Second and Third Prices - BC Gear

Tailgate Registration

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