It is confirmed: The NUMBALUMS will be tailgating in the West Lot this season!

Join us four hours before kickoff at the far west side of the Ryan Field West Lot, next to the trees, usually near the "extended" fifty yard line. Our NUMBALUMS flag will be flying proudly!

We'll provide the Wildcat hot dogs and burgers as well as basic utensils, plates, and so forth; we request attendees please bring a dish and/or beverage to share.

Tailgate schedule as of August 15 (all times in Central):

  • August 30 - Northwestern vs. Cal, 10:30 am tailgate (2:30 kickoff)
  • September 6 - Northwestern vs. NIU, 10:30 am tailgate (2:30 kickoff) - HIGH SCHOOL BAND DAY
  • September 20 - Northwestern vs. WIU, time TBD
  • October 4 - Northwestern vs. Wisconsin, time TBD
  • October 18 - Northwestern vs. Nebraska, 2:30 pm tailgate (6:30 kickoff) - HOMECOMING
  • November 8 - Northwestern vs. Michigan, time TBD
  • November 15 - Northwestern @ Notre Dame, tailgate time TBD (2:30 kickoff) - NUMB AWAY TRIP
  • November 29 - Northwestern vs. Illinois, time TBD

Contact us if you have any questions. We will update this schedule throughout the season.

NUMBALUMS on the Road

In addition to our presence at all home games, the NUMBALUMS will be traveling to Notre Dame in November to watch NUMB perform on the Band's annual away trip. Tailgate location and details TBD.

Photo by Rocky Williams
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