Atmosphere

The atmosphere here at Tulsa is unforgettable. The whole town is up early and already celebrating and getting ready for the game. All throughout the area surrounding H.A. Chapman Stadium you’ll find tents and grills, as everyone prepares to cheer on the Golden Hurricane.

You’ll find a wide variety of different foods when tailgating at Tulsa. Many of the more dedicated tailgaters at Tulsa prepare theme foods that vary by game and often are chosen based on the opponent. The cuisine ranges from Cajun to chili to barbecue. If you’re less adventurous, you’ll be able to find plenty of old standbys such as burgers and hot dogs.

Tulsa also offers fans plenty of other game day activities besides just the traditional eating, drinking, and carousing of a tailgate. At Hurricane Alley, you’ll find a wide variety of activities for the whole family including inflatables and live music.

Traditions

Team Walk

If you want to get into the Golden Hurricane spirit, then be sure to take part in the team walk, which takes place approximately two hours and 15 minutes before kickoff and runs along 8th Street / Glenn Dobbs Drive. This tradition is a great way to show your support for the team and gives the players some extra motivation.

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Hurricane Alley

Hurricane Alley is TU’s premier pre-game party spot. Located at the Chapman Commons on Tucker Drive, it consists of numerous activities: tailgate spots, inflatables for kids, live bands, GHC Tents, Alumni Tent, and other fun stuff. It truly is a place you can take everyone in the family. It opens 3 hours before kickoff, which gives all the fans plenty of time to get all hyped up before the game.

Tailgate Alley

If you want to tailgate with diehard Golden Hurricane fans then Tailgate Alley is the place for you. The spots here are reservation only meaning that you’ll have to spend some money, but it is well worth it to tailgate with the best of the best in the heart of the Tulsa tailgate scene.

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