CFAES Alumni Homecoming Tailgate 2024

CFAES Homecoming Tailgate

The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) cannot wait to celebrate Homecoming with you this year! With proteins provided and prepared by the CFAES Meat Judging Team, drinks, face painting, and more, this event is fun for the whole family!

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2024
Time: Two hours prior to kickoff


  • Adults: $25
  • Children (age 2-12): $15
  • Partial Tailgate: Complimentary (*Buffet is not included.)

Location: Plumb Hall lawn (look for the large tent), 2027 Coffey Road, Columbus, OH 43210
Parking: Football Parking FAQ
Registration: Opens Monday, June 24 at 10 a.m. Please register at the event link below (username and password required to register) or by calling an engagement specialist at 800-762-5646 or 614-292-2281, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Guests who are not Ohio State alumni or those who are having difficulty registering should call the Engagement Center for assistance.

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For questions related to CFAES Homecoming events, please contact CFAES event coordinator Chan Foulk at or by calling 614-292-8740.

OSU vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Game

Location: Ohio Stadium
Time: Kick Off TBD
Tickets: CFAES has a very limited block of football tickets for Saturday, October 26 as the Buckeyes take on the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis to CFAES alumni through Ticketmaster. You can purchase seats anywhere on the map that are available, but the CFAES block of seats is located in section 5AAFootball tickets are not included in your Alumni Awards or Homecoming Tailgate registration. The deadline to purchase tickets is August 25. Tickets can be purchased at the link below. If you need help purchasing tickets, use this Football Ticket Ordering Guide for step by step instructions.

For assistance with football tickets, contact the Athletic Ticket Office at 614-292-2624 or 1-800-GOBUCKS.

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Please note that Alumni Awards, Homecoming Tailgate registration, and football game tickets are sold separately. Registering or purchasing tickets for one does not give you access to attend the other.

Visit the links below to see photos of last year's Homecoming events!