Tailgating at the MAC

MacQueen Alumni Center


Join fellow alumni and fans for tailgating fun before each home football game at the MacQueen Alumni Center, in the heart of South’s campus. Enjoy food, beverages, live music and more in our beautiful new alumni home.

2021 Home Game Football Schedule

2021 Home Game Football Schedule

▼   Tailgate Admission and MAC Money

There’s no better place to tailgate before every home football game than the MacQueen Alumni Center! All alumni are invited to visit the MAC during tailgating. To enjoy food and beverages (including beer and wine), guests will need to purchase MAC Money punch cards for $20 each. MAC Money cards are not valid for the October 2 tailgate during Alumni Reunion Weekend; see below for details.

MAC Money cards are valid for the entire 2021 football season (with the exception of October 2). Pre-purchased MAC Money cards may be picked up at the Will Call table at each home tailgate party located in the MacQueen Alumni Center.

Alumni Association Members receive a 20% discount on the purchase of MAC Money cards. Members may purchase at the discounted rate by logging into their SouthConnects profile, accessing their digital membership card or by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at (251) 460-7084.

NAA Members


Amenities include:

  • MacQueen Alumni Center access for three hours prior to kickoff
  • Delicious food with a new menu each game
  • Bar with wine, beer (including Braided River Spotted Tail Jaguar Ale), soft drinks, tea and water
  • Live music
  • TVs with live football games
  • Indoor and outdoor tailgate areas
  • Private restrooms and complimentary WiFi
▼   Parking
2021 South Alabama football season parking passes are on sale now. Parking passes for single games will go on sale on Monday, August 2, 2021. Visit USA Jaguar Athletics for more information or to purchase football tickets. 
▼   Hotels

Downtown Mobile

*USA National Alumni Association members receive discounts at these hotels. Log into SouthConnects to book and receive discounts.

Midtown Mobile

University Area/West Mobile

▼   Alumni Reunion Weekend

Join us on October 2 at MacQueen Alumni Center for the best tailgating party on campus during Alumni Reunion Weekend. Enjoy delicious food and refreshments, a cash bar with beer and wine and live music. Let’s get excited about the Jaguars vs. Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football game!

Cost: $20 adults, $10 children ages 5-10, no charge for children four years old and younger. Advance registration is required for this tailgate, and MAC Money cards cannot be used for this tailgate.
Purchase tickets.

Tailgate party menu includes fried catfish, hamburgers, hot dogs, coleslaw, potato salad, macaroni salad, baked beans and ice cream treats. Cash(less) bar will be available.

Learn more about Alumni Reunion Weekend.