Tailgate and Tickets at Ohio State

October 26
The Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH

BADGER HUDDLE® tailgate — hosted by the Wisconsin Alumni Association®

Huddle runs 8:30–11 a.m. ET. Kickoff is 12 p.m. ET

Attend the official Wisconsin pregame party before the Badgers battle the Buckeyes in a clash of Big Ten powers. By bringing the best of Madison to Columbus, including your favorite Wisconsin foods and tunes — and Bucky’s unpredictable antics — this Huddle tailgate is sure to be a big hit.

  • Enjoy a Wisconsin-style menu and complimentary beer, wine, and soft drinks
  • Special appearances by Bucky Badger and the UW Spirit Squad
  • And more

Day-of-Game Packages (includes a game ticket and a Huddle ticket)

Day-of-Game Packages have sold out.

Add to the excitement by getting a Day-of-Game Package. that include:

  • BADGER HUDDLE tailgate ticket
  • Game ticket in the Wisconsin-designated area of the visitor section (specific location TBD)


  • Huddle tailgate: $65 per adult; $25 per child aged 3–12
  • Day-of-Game Package: $245 per adult; $200 per child aged 3–12
    • SOLD OUT

Madison-area fans, thanks to a special United Airlines flight, you can now fly direct to Columbus to be part of this tour.

Event Information

Stadium policies

To allow for a safe and speedy entrance into Ohio Stadium, please review the stadium’s carry-in policy. Also, please note the child ticket policy which you can find under the stadium’s admissions policy.


Parking around Ohio Stadium and The Fawcett Center is on a first-come, first-served basis and requires a parking fee. Please see parking information for details.

IMPORTANT: Transportation to Ohio Stadium following the tailgate is on your own. (The Fawcett Center is approximately one mile from the stadium.) View a map of the surrounding area.

Questions? Contact WAA at waa@uwalumni.com, 608-262-2551, or toll free at 888-947-2586.

In the event you need to cancel your BADGER HUDDLE or Day-of-Game Package purchase, please review WAA’s cancellation policy.

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