In tailgating it is always important to start your day off with a good breakfast. Now onto this weeks games. I must not have the jort radar that UGA fans have. The whole weekend is a huge party! The GA/FL game is an experience that like non other in College Football tailgating. Winner: Clemson, The Kiffin Crusaders leave the bayou for the south Alabama plains and hope they dont leave with toilet paper rolled all over them (this is what they do for fun down at the Barn). For more information, please read our Legal Disclaimer. Amazing!. There are dozens of lots that you can get a parking pass with your tickets, but there is plenty of additional parking in the neighborhoods just outside the stadium. LETS BE SOCIAL! These were filled with thousands of tailgaters. Winner: Ohio State, The Trampolines are at their best when they are behind, when everyone else gives up on them. Cant wait to see you next Saturday in Auburn!! Hahaha, I was already laughing at the prevalence of jorts on all the Florida fans.

In Tuscaloosa, Nick Saban is taking a one-day vacation to his lake house while the Tide rests up (or, more appropriately, loads up) for LSU, which inexplicably allowed its in-over-his-head fired coach to remain head coach until after the season. How bout them Dawgs? You have the parking pass lots that circle the stadium like these. So long as Mark Richt doesnt break out something goofy like black jerseys, Georgias unis are solid and what you expect from a traditional SEC program. He was packing some serious speaker power behind his bike. Build your customFanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis onGeorgia Bulldogs and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Filed Under: College Football Tagged With: college football, The Pigskin Prognosticator, World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party, Your email address will not be published. The Worlds Largest Cocktail Party is this weekend, the annual Georgia-Florida game in Jacksonville, FL, and it has all the makings of a Dawgs day afternoon. ATHENS, GA - OCTOBER 16: Georgia Bulldogs mascot UGA X is seen on the sidelines in the second half against the Kentucky Wildcats at Sanford Stadium on October 16, 2021 in Athens, Georgia. On October 30th, 2010, I attended the yearly contest between SEC East rivals the Georgia Bulldogs and Florida Gators in Jacksonville, FL. You did a fantastic job of capturing The Worlds Greatest Cocktail Party! So the odds of them rolling into the Horseshoe and knocking the Nuts out of the tree are about the same as Urban Meyer passing up a lap dance. Look for them to spring to life again this week against the struggling Utes. Everyone who has taken a turn on the pole has signed the side of the cart. There is only one way to end your tailgating meal. This biker brought the party with him! Those are some of the larger tailgating areas, but really anywhere that had room to park and was within walking distance to the stadium was fair game for tailgating. Advantage: Florida. Georgia gave up 44 points to the same Tennessee team in Athens. Florida coach Will Muschamp had a rocky start but has the Gators unexpectedly on the rise in his second year. Advantage: Georgia. Strange things have happened in this rivalry, with Sparty always being the benefactor. A bar on the back of a pickup or a table was a common site at most places I stopped at. Past the overpass there were dozens of empty gravel lots that had been converted into parking lots. Georgia football fans, this is the weather weve all been waiting on this season proper football weather. I was not sure how to put this section into the post, so here it goes. SEC Banter: Savoring the 'Cocktail Party', SPONSORED: How to start a hiking, backpacking habit in 2022. They have done is quietly because they havent played anybody and no one outside of East Lansing has paid any attention to them. Both UGA and UF fans were able to cohabitate in this lot surprisingly peacefully. With a backpack full of camera gear on, I decided to take my chances on the grass path. Gator fans, you should be in blue and orange. For many people it runs from Thursday until after the game on Saturday. I have heard amazing things about tailgating in Baton Rouge and cant wait to see if it lives up to its hype! If you know me really well, then you have probably heard me mention that I want to get a bulldog one day and teach him to skate board! About Nightlife Pubs And Clubs Website. With a cupcake of course! I am sure that people continued their partying after the game, but for me I had a 6 hour drive back to Charlotte. A Florida dressed bulldog named after the gators Heisman winning QB? Joe has been cooking for us for almost 5 years. Dabo is tying to rally the Tigers, saying things like well get it turned around and get us while you can. Meanwhile the forever-rebuilding Spears are without weapons to cause any damage to any team not named UMass. I will say that FL won on funny t shirts. The wind will die down as the day goes on, but there will still thankfully be a breeze during the game. Just a little more crowded than earlier before. Uniforms: Georgia has silver britches with red or white shirts and the classic G logo on the helmet. Later that night the landing would look much different. Its not at all simplistic to just happen to be freely giving secrets and techniques which a number of people may have been selling. Coaches: Tough call here. Big advantage to Florida. They are perfect to hold all of your tailgating gear. Sorry gator fans, this UGA cupcake was the only one I saw. Despite nearly losing to Georgia State and having a coach who could pull a Nick Rolovich by refusing to get vaccinated, the Cockroaches have done what they do best: rise from the grave like Zombies and terrorize opponents.

Ask a Florida fan the same question about Georgia fans and youll hear disdain for guys sporting red pants. Advantage: Florida. So cute. All times Pacific because the Prognosticator lives on the West Coast. By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism. Stereotypes: Ask a Georgia fan to describe the stereotypical Florida fan and youll no doubt hear about jorts. These were my favorite 2. The game was played at the Jacksonville Jaguars Stadium. However, the best part about this glorious Saturday is the football gods blessing all fans, Dawgs and Gators alike, with an ideal day. I arrived at the cocktail party a little before 9 am with the game starting at 3:30. If you could park a car there, then people would tailgate. Red, black, blue and orange were the dominant colors of the weekend. When I saw this guy driving down the street, I just started laughing. It wasnt until editing pictures at home that I noticed UF fans wearing them, so I thought I would mention it. Winner: UCLA. Many people come in on Thursday afternoon or Friday morning and tie up at the landing for the weekend. Notable alumni: Georgia has turned out several distinguished alumni, including actor Wayne Knight (he played Newman on Seinfeld), American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, the members of Grammy award-winning R.E.M., and Alton Brown of Food Network fame. It takes no more time to look at the good side of life as it does the bad side. Theyre amazing! On the other hand, Ive always wondered why Florida doesnt stick it to PETA by having a live gator on campus. Thank you to everyone I met in Jacksonville, I appreciate your hospitality and allowing me to take pictures of your tailgating activities.

These scooters were cool, but this was the best scooter of the day.. A scooter with a wagon on the back! Advantage: Georgia. Well it turns out FL fans are fans of the bulldog as well. I know we had all those items, I just wasnt sure they were all from our tailgate. Seems that you had a fun time! With it being Halloween, there were also those who decided to wear their Halloween costume. Advantage: even. And that was against one of the sports worst teams. Welcome to the 8th stop on the Tailgate Tour. A few years ago, school officials and the SEC requested that CBS refrain from promoting the game as the Worlds Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. SEC Banter did not receive a similar request but, out of respect for the nations finest football conference, well refer to the contest in this space as the WLOCP.. Outside of these lots, the highway made things a little interesting. After leaving The Landing, it was time to head back to my hotel and rest up for Saturdays cocktail party. Georgia won its last national title in 1980 and its last SEC title in 2005. This reminds me a lot of my trip to the Charleston Oyster Festival last year. Genius! If thats the case, can I get a big Go Dawgs! UGA students head down to St. Simons before the game and begin their tailgating festivities there. Notice how there are red and blue shirts everywhere. So glad I could be your Gator guide, Shazam expert and light blocker and finally got a chance to see all that goes in to a post. Thousands of visitors came into town for the game and one place that a lot of them headed to was the Jacksonville Landing. Once again, Im amazed at your details and loved reading your perspective on the day. I could tell by the reactions of the people in front of me that there were quite a few sand spurs and sharp rocks along the way. Potatoes, corn, shrimp, crab, and sausage! I really like how there is a cup holder for your beverage. Mascots: Uga is Georgias lovable bulldog mascot and, lets face it, if you dont like Uga, youre probably voting for Obama. After my trip to the game I completely understand how the event earned this nickname. Filed Under: College Football Tailgating, Travel, Had my first taste of boiled peanuts in Nashville a couple weekends ago prior to the Bama-Tennessee gameno thank you. With two enormous football schools playing every year at a neutral site, tailgating is taken to a different level. She joined me on the trip and was my assistant for the day. Also, keep in mind that the low on Saturday will be 50-degrees, so it will cool off even more once the sunsets. Other than golf carts and scooters there were quite a few other vehicles I saw at the cocktail party. The scene on the beach was basically what you would see at spring break. Your email address will not be published. It is nicknamed The Worlds Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. Given the fact that most people begin their tailgating on Thursday or Friday, I can see how this event has earned the nickname The Worlds Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party. If you are attending the cocktail party you have to arrive dressed appropriately. The Landing is next to the water, and like I saw at Tennessee and Washington, tailgating happens on boats! My spouse and i ended up being quite fulfilled that Albert managed to complete his analysis from your ideas he came across from your very own site. Lets imbibe in this matchup from top to bottom, SEC Banter style, by considering a variety of on- and off-the-field factors. Ben Prevost is a contributing columnist for The Times. All advice, including picks and predictions, is based on individual commentators opinions and not that of Minute Media or its related brands. Once you have your colors chosen you can go several ways. So everyone enjoys the perfect weather the football gods provided because Saturdays weather will also be ideal for taking the Gators to the woodshed and remaining undefeated on the season. Winner: USC, Penn State at Ohio State (4:30 p.m., ABC), The once-roaring Lions are so offensively challenged that they could score but once from the two-yard-line in seven tries in college footballs bizarre (this is NO way to decide a championship but hey its fun in a game like this) new overtime rule. What about Apalachicola Oysters steaming on the grill? Column: Texting from moms phone is how play dates are arranged now, Column: Hall Countys Uncle Zeke was an innovative moonshiner, Column: Please and thank you are magic words worth knowing, Column: This downtown landmark building has kept its name since 1915, Column: Some facts of life arent fun and games, but need to be talked about, Local practice offers expert medical care, GoToHearing provides professional, caring service, Have guests in town? The wings were the only pictures I posted from your tailgate. I am not sure if you can remember any details or not, but starting under the bacon wrapped venison there is a photo on the right with a big grill and the bridge in the background.

As the sun began to set more boats showed up at the landing. No live gator means Georgia wins the mascot battle. Floridas duds, while distinguished by bright orange and blue, are tacky and emblematic of the countrys cheesiest state. This golf cart had an interesting modification to it. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images). With it being the final weekend in October, its about time the weather cooled off, so even though itll be ideal during the day, make sure you take an extra layer just in case. I have said before that the UGA/FL game was one giant party, well what do you do when you get invited to several peoples tailgates that are miles apart? October 28, 2021 by kevinwilkerson Leave a Comment. The only event I could compare it to is the Red River Rivalry. Most probably you have never got to know all of us. It doesnt help the Nits that James Franklin is beating off questions about going to LSU and USC (tho why either of those would want to hire him is a mystery to the Prognosticator; the guy may be a good recruiter but hes far from elite with making in-game adjustments and clock management) while Brutus is slapping away all opponents now that Oregon is in its rear-view mirror. History: My old high school football coach said its not what youve done, its what youve done lately. And mullets, tank tops, and thin mustaches. I didnt really notice that many pairs of them. A cafeteria-style restaurant leads this list of 12 popular spots, SPONSORED: See the Great Smoky Mountains in style. Now that you know how to dress, you might be wondering what is there to eat? The same goes for the Maize and Blue, with skeptics finding it hard to find any faith in the khaki pants coach. Mary Mitchell is one of my friends from high school who is a UF Alum and veteran of the Cocktail Party. On Friday afternoon there was a TV show taping a special on the UGA vs FL game. Im from Wisconsin, I like my peanuts out of a bag, dry, in the shell, heavily salted, a beer in hand and a baseball game in front of me . Most of the RVs arrived a few days before the game. Low Country Boil anyone? I simply wanted to thank you very much yet again. Best part ~ we pulled out a win! It was high tide, so your options to get to the beach were wade through the water or walk across the grass. The Landing has several restaurants and bars where fans can hang out before the game. The most important aspect of your clothing choice should be the color. FREE PDF that will help you improve your food photography! After tailgating all morning, there is nothing like getting a cool breeze hit the back of your neck as you sit down in your seats. When I was at The Landing on Friday night, I saw these guys for sale and I couldnt resit holding one. And now we see we have the website owner to give thanks to for this. At the cocktail party it doesnt really matter what you wear as long as you pick the right colors. It is also very effective.There were other people who had similar ideas. Aug. 1 National Switzerland Day, Switzerland, Quote Of The Day: The cocktail party is a big weekend for the city of Jacksonville. 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Well at The Cocktail Party you can. Tailgating Ideas Blog Archive Mid-Week Eye Candy Wrapper #99: Halloween Cheerleaders Edition. The sunsets at 6:41 p.m., and while thatll likely be around the same time the game ends, the party doesnt stop, now if the Dawgs come out on top, these fans will party until the wee hours of the morning, so stash a jacket or sleeves in the truck. The highway passes right next to the stadium which makes tailgating interesting. Taylor, I read about your site in the Observer today. New single favorite cart with a stripper pole on it. Winner: Auburn, If anything is a cure for a loss against a rival, its getting to play Arizona. The only thing distinguishing Gainesville, Fla., from Des Moines, Iowa is palm trees. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); TOP UPCOMING EVENTS & DATES There have been a few times where the Worlds Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party included sweating like it was August 31 and others where it was downright cold, so these fans should consider themselves blessed. Oh, and jorts on hot chicks dont count. How could you not like him? Winner: Georgia, In keeping with the Prognosticators beer garden empty cups pyramid theory, along with the fact that teams that fire their coach usually unexpectedly win the next game before completely falling apart (latest example, USC), this has all the makings of a total collapse by the Boomers.

2 days straight of shooting was exhausting but I had a blast! Florida has improved each week and comes off a clobbering of the South Carolina team that clobbered Georgia. Sign up to watch entire event on July 27, Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass moving into deeper water during summer pattern, Times Football Media Day: Sign up on Facebook to watch all 11 high schools in Hall County speak about the upcoming season July 27, Tennis: Flowery Branch's Andres Martin gearing up to play in Atlanta Open, Lawyer: 30 women settle Watson-related claims against Houston Texans, Opinion: Campaign signs with automatic weapons ought to be inappropriate, Opinion: People have the power to change abortion laws in the states, Opinion: Faithful must help our nation reclaim telling the truth, Opinion: Trumps legacy is damaging the nation for years. Many thanks for the whole lot! The content on this site is for entertainment and educational purposes only. A special Thanks goes out to Katherine, Carl, Bo and Mary Mitchell. That is when they play loose and is why they are able to bounce back up to so easily after being down. I would have liked to meet you. is a member of the Travel & Tourism Marketing Association, Inc., and the Travel Massive chapters in Los Angeles, San Diego and Orange County (CA). Still, its hard to believe too much in either team. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Really the only rules for the beach were no glass bottles and no styrofoam coolers. Defenses: Despite being littered with high-round NFL prospects, Georgias defense has under-performed. You certainly didnt seem to mind those at the game..;). In Washington, I made friends with an American Bulldog, but the English variety hold special place in my heart. College towns: Athens is a classic Southern college town with the culture, entertainment and charm youd expect. Professors actually cancelled classes ahead of time since no one would be showing up anyway. Genius! This weekend I am headed down to Baton Rouge for the LSU vs Alabama game. Who took those wonderful shots of you? Tailgaters will be even happier to see that the humidity will be at 65%, so layers could be needed after halftime when it gets into the early evening hours. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call 1-800-GAMBLER. Not that the last few games have been miserable weather, but to see predict a high of 72-degrees is something that should make everyone giddy. If that isnt your style how about. There were plenty of guys who displayed pants and a collared shirt. On Halloween eve, this is their time. Living in Charlotte, I wish I would have known you were taking the pictures. Winner: Michigan, The Flightless Birds travel to Buckys place hoping their defense can compensate for a total lack of offense. Well you have several options. Winner: Texas Tech, While some teams have a bye week, the Ducks have what basically amounts to a scrimmage. 2022 Minute Media - All Rights Reserved.

Mark Richt has compiled a respectable 112-39 record at Georgia, but watched a handful of SEC coaches claim national titles. Winner: Cincinnati, The Michigan Staters are quietly undefeated and ranked eighth in the country. Thanks again everyone for all of your help. This being said, I have always been a fan of UGAs mascot. I shared with you my visit to St. Simons and what I ate at the Saltwater Cowboy. They can waddle their way through this one and still get the stress-free W. Winner: Oregon, Florida State at Clemson (12:30 p.m., ESPN), This is college footballs bait-and-switch game. You see these two schools facing each other and you have visions of a tense, back-and-forth encounter with a playoff spot on the line. Excellent photos and descriptions! Keep up the superb work! Of course the Kirby Canines will be having none of that and are likely to ambush the Gators before they know what hit them. You should check out some other rivalries and their cookingTexas vs. Oklahoma at the state fair would definitely impress ya!

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So glad that you made it by our tailgating area! I saw some pretty cool jello shots in Washington, but these multi leveled shots with the schools colors are incredibly impressive. I was very tempted to forget about the tailgate and just run away with the little guy, but I restrained myself. Florida fans have a stereotype for wearing these.

After years of teetering on the brink of an afterthought, the fizz in the Worlds Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party is back as Georgia and Florida order up another round at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday in The River City. Im not certain the things that I would have implemented without the type of solutions discussed by you on that area of interest. I have seen sausage and pancakes, but this was the first time that I had seen sausage inside of a pancake. Upgrade to a golf cart. Most of these individuals were pretty drunk, so I doubt it bothered them too much. No one should expect to make money from the picks and predictions discussed on this website. Yes I know it has been done, and no I cant skate board, but I think I could teach my future bulldog to. Wonderful job T! So what do you do? Florida claims Stephen Stills of Crosby, Stills & Nash, Steve Spurrier, and Erin Andrews. You could definitely hear him from a distance away. If a Bloody Mary isnt your favorite there are plenty of other cocktails one can make. Everywhere I walked I saw one party after another. July 19-24 Hemingway Days, Key West I saw venison at Penn State and bacon wrapped corn at Virginia Tech, but wrapping another meat in bacon. Looked like a fun time! I was excited to see pictures from the tailgate party I throw in Jacksonville. These are some of the best places to take them in Hall County, Best breakfast in Hall County? Wearing tennis shoes was a good decision. SEC Banter says the Gators have a higher tolerance for big-time games this year and will pull off a close, competitive win over the Bulldogs. Just as a note as to how important the GA/FL game is to newbies and veterans alike: the UGA and UF administration has tried for years to move the game and/or fall break so as to prevent the two from coinciding.

Thankfully the rain got out of this area Thursday evening, which brought in the little cold spell. The Zonies havent won a game in two years, a self-inflicted wound from the massive mistake of hiring the smug Kevin Sumlin. How about go the Penn State or Wisconsin way and bring a big bus! Georgia Bulldogs news fromFanSided Daily, Georgia football: A guide to the 2021 Florida Gators, Stetson Bennett will start vs Florida, and its the right choice, 30 Greatest Players from the Mark Richt Era, Zamir White empowers the future with uplifting life story, Donald Trump (and Melania) Did the Tomahawk Chop at Game 4 of the World Series, Georgia football: 8 takeaways from Dawgs 8th statement victory, Georgia football bullies on defense, and thats how Kirby Smart likes it, Georgia football: Dawgs exorcise ghosts of past Jacksonville collapses. Starting in Dallas, I then went to Washington, Tennessee and Florida. Cocktail in hand, of course. Opinion: Are Republicans for or against use of divisive concepts? This was one of the funniest/most creative ways to transport your party supplies I have seen on the tour. Completely was an absolute difficult problem for me, but noticing the skilled form you solved that made me to leap with joy. Earlier in the week, I shared with you my visit to St. Simons and what I ate at the Saltwater Cowboy. Given these tangible and intangible factors, which team will be the last one standing after the partys over? Except this is October and not March. Politics aside, the WLOCP returns to prominence this year as a Florida win clinches the SEC East and a Georgia win puts the Bulldogs in prime position for a return trip to Atlanta. This sounds great, but a heavy cooler does not do too well on rough terrain with those flimsy wheels. If youre in Jacksonville for the game, be on the lookout for jorts-wearing fans in tacky colors screaming how great it is to be a Florida Gator. For Georgia girls the black dress was incredibly popular. Jimmy Buffett. There was another vehicle that could get you there. Now i am grateful for your service and thus have high hopes you comprehend what a powerful job you are always carrying out training other individuals with the aid of your websites. As far as tailgating games go there were your standards of beer pong and flip cup.

Other than beverages, there was plenty of food to be found.

We were the ones with the bacon wrapped venison and the ribs ~ AWESOME PICTURES! And barking like dogs, exiting the stadium at any hint of adversity, and expectations of dominating Florida despite a 4-18 record against the Gators over the last 22 years. On the left is what they looked like arrived and on the right is what they looked like a few hours later. There were plenty of UGA fans who were not happy about his name, but look at that face. After eating lunch, I decided to head to the beach and see where all of the students were. Hearse or RV in the shop? Actually, the stakes would be higher if the Electoral College decided that all votes go to Mitt Romney if Georgia wins; all votes go to Barack Obama if Florida wins. July 24 National Tequila Day The stakes for the 2012 edition of the WLOCP could not be higher. This big guy was named Tebow. Whether it be Gator blue or Georgia red, or any color in between, the pick up truck was definitely the most popular way to get to the game. Pretty much any space that you can find to tailgate in, there were people tailgating there. [], [] A combination of crabs and shrimp in Jacksonville.. []. Each school brings their traditions and own attitudes towards tailgating with them. Troy, too, is smarting for hanging onto the Helton Skelter coach for way too long but it has the horses to run away with this one. Hes also 1-9 against top-10 teams since 2008. Motorize it! Anyway back to tailgating. The Gators wear the orange and blue while the Georgia Bulldogs dressed in red and black. Floridas defense has played lights out, surrendering a season-high 20 points on the road against a potent Tennessee offense. So what do you do if you have more than 2 people that want to tailgate hop. The most common game I saw was cornhole. July 21-24 Comic-Con San Diego I saw hundreds of girls with the cocktail dress. [] feel free to follow Tailgating Ideas on Twitter too Taylor Mathis shot some awesome photos at the worlds largest outdoor cocktail party How PSLs Killed a Thousand Friendships Last Football Game = First Tailgating Game Plan [], [] This was another month full of tailgating. In reality, these teams are not living up to their historic reputations. We saw some great ideas for next year too! This one had it all. Georgia fans were black and red. Momentum: Georgias last two games include a clobbering by South Carolina and a lackadaisical win at Kentucky.