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Southern Miss Alumni Association to Host Eagle Landing Tailgates

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:59pm | By: Nicole Ruhnke

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association is excited to announce four Eagle Landing tailgate locations for the 2018 Golden Eagle football season.

In conjunction with the Eagle Club, the Alumni Association will host Eagle Landing tailgates prior to away football games in Auburn, Ala.; Denton, Texas; Charlotte, N.C.; and Birmingham, Ala. A benefit of membership, admission to all Eagle Landing tailgates is free for active members of the Alumni Association and Eagle Club. Non-members are invited to attend for $10 per person, and children ages 10 and younger are admitted for free.

Registration will open for all Eagle Landing tailgates on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Registration is required for members and non-members and will remain available until capacity for each event is reached. Registration and event details are available at

Complimentary food and beverages are available for registered guests while supplies last. This year's Eagle Landing tailgates are sponsored by Triton Stone Group, Nationwide Insurance and Hederman Brothers.

“Eagle Landing tailgates offer a primary tailgate location for Southern Miss alumni and fans when our Golden Eagles play on the road,” said Jerry DeFatta, executive director for the Southern Miss Alumni Association. “As always, we are excited to partner with the Eagle Club and our generous sponsors to provide fans with a family-friendly pre-game atmosphere, while connecting with alumni across the country.”

2018 Eagle Landing Tailgates:

Southern Miss vs. Auburn University

Auburn, Ala.

Sept. 29, 2018

Eagle Landing Location: Near the Auburn University Soccer Complex

Tailgate Time: TBA

Kickoff: TBA

Southern Miss vs. University of North Texas

Denton, Texas

Oct. 13, 2018

Eagle Landing Location: TBA

Tailgate Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Kickoff: 1 p.m.

Southern Miss vs. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C.

Oct. 27, 2018

Eagle Landing Location: Irwin Bel Track and Field Center

Tailgate Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Kickoff: 1 p.m.

Southern Miss vs. University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Ala.

Nov. 10, 2018

Eagle Landing Location: Good People Brewing Company

Tailgate Time: 3 – 5 p.m.

Kickoff: 6:30 p.m.