Changes Could Be Coming To Tailgate Parties At LSU
It appears that LSU has had enough of the underage drinking problem that allegedly takes place at tailgating festivities on campus.
The university met with with students on Tuesday to discuss potential changes to tailgating during LSU home football games. The university informed students that they may soon have to register their tailgate parties through LSU intranet.
Also mentioned in the meeting at LSU were proposals that could limit what students bring to tailgate parties, the hours of the tailgate festivities, and alcohol consumption on campus.
There could also be changes coming to areas designated for LSU student tailgating. Under the proposals, students would have to set up and tear down during the allotted times and most tailgate lots would have to be picked up 1-hour prior to kickoff.
If students wish to have alcohol at their tailgate party, LSU has proposed three ways to monitor consumption: Organizations would be required to have a 3rd party serve the alcohol, have a "bar" set up at the tent area where only those of legal drinking age can consume and all of legal age be identified with a wrist band.
WBRZ-TV reports, "Students would also have to take an online class on sportsmanship, stadium policy and tailgating to obtain student tickets to football games."
What do you think about this proposal? Is it a good idea that LSU is taking these measures or will this potentially ruin an LSU tradition, student tailgating?
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