WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue Athletics and Learfield’s Purdue Sports Properties have entered into a relationship with Tailgate Guys to manage football gameday hospitality and premium tailgating. Tailgate Guys will bring a hassle-free tailgating experience and additional hospitality offerings to Boilermaker fans.

Options will include all levels of premium tailgate and hospitality service. Purdue Athletics donors and fans can expect the high level of tailored hospitality from Tailgate Guys that has allowed them to build their industry-leading reputation.

“In our ongoing efforts to provide the ultimate gameday experience for our fans, we are excited to partner with Tailgate Guys,” Purdue deputy athletics director Jason Butikofer said. “The wide range of turnkey tailgate packages offered, coupled with superior customer service, will be an attractive option for those fans looking to enhance their visit to Ross-Ade Stadium.”

Tailgate Guys is known for offering superior tailgating service, having set the standard for the athletics hospitality industry. Founded in 2009, Tailgate Guys works with athletic departments across the nation and is committed to providing outstanding attention to detail to all partners and guests. For more information, click here.

“We have always said it’s all about the people at Tailgate Guys,” said Parker Duffey, president and CEO of Tailgate Guys. “We’re all about our team, our guests and the relationships we have with our partners. The leadership team at Purdue has shown a genuine commitment to our partnership, which fires me up about what we will all accomplish this fall with the Boilermaker family.”

Tailgate Guys offers fans a myriad of options and packages, including tents, tables, chairs, coolers with ice, televisions, bellhop service and much more for groups ranging from five to more than 2,000 people. Tailgate Guys provides setup, take down and on-site assistance.

Food and non-alcoholic beverage service can be coordinated by Tailgate Guys upon request.

Purdue tailgate packages are available for purchase at a presale discount for John Purdue Club members. Packages may be reserved online or by calling 765.429.9145.