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Duke Rivalry Tailgate

Tailgate with us!

Show your Orange love this Valentine’s Day, and join us for the Duke Rivalry Tailgate!

Get ready to cheer on the Syracuse University men’s basketball team when it takes on the Duke Blue Devils. You’ll enjoy unlimited tailgate fare, your first drink on us, giveaways—including an exclusive “Original Orange” T-shirt—performances by the Sour Sitrus Society and Pride of the Orange baton twirler Meghan Sinisi ’17, and special guest appearances by Otto, the Spirit Team, and former student-athletes, including:

  • Rafael Addison ’99
  • Ryan Blackwell ’00
  • Roosevelt Bouie ’80
  • Eric Devendorf ’09
  • Dennis DuVal ’97
  • Craig Forth ’05
  • Floyd Little ’67
  • Lawrence Moten ’95
  • Dale Shackleford ’79
  • Preston Shumpert ’02
  • Howard Triche ’87
  • Gene Waldron ’84


Saturday, February 14
3–5:30 p.m.

Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center
303 University Place, Syracuse, New York
See map

$30 (age 13 and older)
$15 (6 to 12)
No charge (5 and younger)

Can’t be in Syracuse for the Game? Check our list of game watches hosted by our regional alumni clubs!



On-campus parking is available at Manley Field House, Skytop lots, and the Booth and University Avenue garages. Check back for information on shuttle service. Disabled parking is available at Skytop with shuttle pick-up behind the Skytop Office Building.

Manley Field House $15
Skytop $15
Booth Garage $25
University Avenue Garage $25

Maps and directions to campus parking

Shuttle Service

Shuttles will begin running from Manley Field House and Skytop at 2 p.m. Handicap service will be available at Skytop, behind the Skytop Office Building. Drop-off will be on University Place at the College Place intersection. Handicap shuttles will drop off at Schine and will be available for shuttle service to Gate A at the Dome until 6 p.m.

Game-day Centro bus service will begin at 3:30 from Manley and Skytop.

Following the game, Centro shuttle service will be available at College Place and the handicap shuttles will be at Gate A.