Parking 2010

Special Event

PARKING PERMITS RATES

ONE DAY PASS $5.00

TAILGATE PARKING RATES

CARS (NO OVERNIGHT PARKING) $10.00
RV PARKING PER DAY $35.00

No Amenities

CHECK-IN: Thursday 11:00am-11:00pm Only
Friday 9:00am-Sunday 12:00am
CHECK-OUT: Sunday 2:00pm

Please display your permit at all times and be sure to park in designated area.

Cash & credit card payments can be made in person at the Cashiers Office located in the W.R. Banks Bldg. from 9:00am-3:00pm, Monday thru Friday. The Cashiers Office also accept credit card payments by telephone. Customers will need to call 936-261-1903. If you arrive after 3pm only cash will be accepted at the Parking Management Office located in the Harrington Science Bldg. room 117 until 6pm. After 6pm, tailgaters can purchase their permit with cash only at the entrance booths located at the west entrance on the campus. On Saturday at 9:00am all tailgaters can purchase their permit (cash only) at the entrance booths.

Types of Payment Accepted

Credit Card Payment (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express)
Cash
*No Personal Checks

Tailgating

Directions to the Tailgate Area

West

  • From Houston take US hwy 290 west  approximately fifty miles to The City of Prairie View. Take the Prairie View A&M University, FM1098 exit
  • Turn right onto FM1098
  • Keep FM1098 1/4 mile, FM1098 continues to the left at the four-way traffic light. (make that left)
  • Continue FM1098 1/2 mile, when you see the Prairie View Inn turn right onto LW Minor St.
  • From there signs will guide you to the Tailgate area.

East

  • From Austin take US hwy 290 East approximately 100 miles The City of Prairie View.  Take the Prairie View A&M University, FM1098 exit
  • Turn left onto FM1098
  • Keep FM1098 1/4 mile, FM1098 continues to the left at the four-way traffic light. (make that left)
  • Continue FM1098 1/2 mile, when you see the Prairie View Inn turn right onto LW Minor St.
  • From there signs will guide you to the Tailgate area.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY DEPARTMENT
TAILGATING SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

  • Tailgating will be only allowed in the area of Blackshear Stadium and areas designated by The University Parking Department.
  • Tailgating will be limited to your parking spot and space directly and your vehicle onto the drive lane, but you cannot block traffic flow in the driving lane.
  • Fans can purchase additional parking hangtags for  tailgating space/area.
  • RV’s must be parked in designated RV areas in each lot.
  • Please use the charcoal waste receptacles provided to dispose of your hot charcoal.  See attached diagram/map.

Prairie View A&M University will conform to all Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission laws, including the section that prohibits the public consumption of alcoholic beverages outside of licensed areas on Sunday prior to 12:00 p.m.

Safety Requirements

  • Fire Extinguisher: Minimum rating 5 lb. ABC/ must be fully charged and be accessible at all times. The Safety Office will conduct safety check.
  • Charcoal:  Must be match light or quick light.  Only approved starter fluid may be used.  No other type or means of starter fluid will be allowed.  Provide a metal pan under BBQ pit to prevent ashes from falling onto the ground; deposit used coals in the bins provided; do not throw trash in these containers.
  • All beverages must be in a can or cup.  No glass containers will be allowed.
  • Propane:  Ensure connections are tight to prevent leaks; drippings from gas grills must not fall onto the ground.
  • Trash:  Keep area clear of trash; avoid allowing trash to accumulate around BBQ pits; deposit trash into dumpster, not in ashbins.
  • Pit Safety:  Keep combustible material at least three feet (3’) away from pits; placement of pits should be such that passers-by cannot come into contact with the pit; watch for children playing in the area; do not leave burning pits unattended; do not place hot pits or coals in or under your vehicle; allow time for pits to cool.

Generators:  Use of generators are allowed, however fuel must be stored in an approved metal safety can with spring loaded lid and flashback guard.

 For questions and/or concerns, contact the Environmental Health & Safety Office at (936) 261-1746.

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