Parking Rates for Homecoming 2012

Our Homecoming game, Oct. 20 is the same day as the SEC battle between LSU and Texas A&M University. The kick-off has not been announced, however, the game will impact the traffic on US-290. As you make plans to come to campus, please plan for large amounts of traffic and long delays.

Pay close attention to traffic signs and postings for alternate routes and notifications.

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TAILGATE AREA

CARS / SUV’S / TRUCKS
(No Trailers Attached)
$20.00 No Re-Entry
RV PARKING & EXTENDED VEHICLES(Cars and Trucks with Campers, Horse Trailers, Barbeque Pits, Etc.) $35.00 per day
Tailgate Area opens at 8:00 am Thursday October 18th and closes at 2:00pm on October 21st 2012.
Overnight stays on Campus are strictly limited to the Tailgate Area.  Our Homecoming game, Oct. 20 is the same day as the SEC battle between LSU and Texas A&M University. The kick-off has not been announced, however, the game will impact the traffic on US-290.  As you make plans to come to campus, please plan for large amounts of traffic and long delays. Pay close attention to traffic signs and postings for alternate routes and notifications.  
No Amenities Available in the Tailgate Area
Tailgate Area Map
The West Gate will be open to the Tailgaters ONLY from Thursday Morning - Sunday during the week of Homecoming.  Patrons that need to park or access other areas of Campus must enter through the Main Entrance on University Drive located on the South side of our Campus. Permits must be on display at all times and you must park in areas designated by Parking Management.

 Tailgate Area Map

EVENT TENTS IN TAILGATE

TENTS 20 X 20 or 400 sq. feet TENTS 20 X 40 or 800 sq. feet $250.00$500.00
PVAMU will not provide any Event Tents in the Tailgate Area.  All Event Tents must be rented from vendors or provided by your group.  Small pop-up style tents and canopies are allowed in the Tailgate Area if they are set-up adjacent to your car, truck, or RV at no additional charge to entrance fee.
PVAMU is pleased to announce for the first year we will be allowing Event Tents.  Due to the limited space available in the Tailgate Area NO event tents larger than 800 square foot will be permitted.  All tents must be set-up on Wednesday October the 17th between the hours of 9:00am and 7:00 pm.  There will be NO OVERNIGHT STAYS on Wednesday night and we ask that you leave nothing but your tent on the premises overnight Wednesday.  Anyone assembling a tent must be out of the Tailgate Area by 7:00pm and the gates will be locked until 8:00am Thursday Morning when Tailgate reopens.  Tailgate patrons having an Event Tent will need to complete the Tailgate Tent Contract.  Parking Management must be in receipt of the completed Contract prior to the set-up of the tent.  All event tents will be placed in the Tailgate Area by Parking Management or a representative of Auxiliary Enterprises.  What is the square footage of my tent? Calculate your square footage using the calculator provided

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This calculator is provided for informational purposes only. Please ensure you have the correct square footage information when you purchase tickets.

Advance payments will be accepted on-line for your convenience at Marketplace
Please note that all Advance Payments are non-refundable. The Marketplace advance payment option will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday October 17th 2012.  If you prefer to pay cash or credit card in person the Cashiers Office located in the W.R. Banks Bldg. from 9:00am-3:00pm Monday thru Friday.  If you arrive on Thursday October 17th and have not paid in advance only cash (no personal checks or credit cards) will be accepted at the West Tailgate Entrance by Parking Management.  If you have purchased your Tailgate Area Parking Pass in advance there will be an envelope waiting for you with your permit(s) inside.  Just give your name to the attendant at the gate to pick up your packet of information at the Tailgate Area entrance.  Prairie View A&M University Parking Management reserves the right to refuse service.

PARKING ON CAMPUS

STUDENTS with a CURRENT Parking Permit No Charge (Event Parking Only)
EVENT PARKING
Friday & Saturday
$5.00 No Re-Entry

Directions to the Tailgate Area

West

  • From Houston take US hwy 290 west approximately 50 miles to The City of Prairie View
  • Take the View Prairie View A&M University, FM1098 exit
  • Turn right onto FM1098/University Drive
  • Stay on FM 1098/University Drive for 1/4 mile
  • FM1098 continues to the left at the four-way traffic light, at that light turn left
  • Continue FM1098 1/2 mile around the curve following the signs
  • From there signs will guide you to turn right into the Tailgate area

East

  • From Austin take US hwy 290 East approximately 100 miles The City of Prairie View
  • Take the View Prairie View A&M University, FM1098 exit
  • Turn left onto FM1098/University Drive
  • Stay on FM1098/University Drive for 1/4 mile
  • FM1098 continues to the left at the four-way traffic light, at that light turn left
  • Continue on FM1098 1/2 mile around the curve following the signs
  • From there signs will guide you to turn right into the Tailgate area

 

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