Paid PostPosted on Sep 4, 2013How To Throw An Epic Tailgate PartyWant to throw a tailgate that will go down in history? You've come to the right place. With some careful planning ahead of time, you'll be set so you and your friends have an awesome time once the game comes around. Brought to you by Jack Link's.by Jack Link's Beef JerkyBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. So you want to throw the best tailgate ever, do you? Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via totalprosports.com 2. The key to an EPIC tailgate is to invite the wildest friends you have! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via sbnation.com This isn't just any tailgate...it's a PARTY! The CRAZIER your party looks, the more awesome people it will attract! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via sbnation.com You know it's a good time when Santa Claus shows up out of nowhere for your tailgate! 3. So be sure to plan activities to draw people to your tailgate! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via blog.wk.com The more people your party attracts, the more successful you are. 4. Make sure you have PLENTY of beverages! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via gifbay.com Tailgating is hard work, and people will get thirsty. 5. Definitely have some awesome music playing in the background. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via s3xstasyy.tumblr.com This will keep the party going and draw people to your area. Fist pumping is good, but don't be afraid to throw back to some classics and oldies as well. 6. And now for the FOOD! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via the99centchef.blogspot.com Plan ahead of time...well-prepared food makes for an EPIC tailgate. Hopefully you're good on the grill! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via the99centchef.blogspot.com Plan on cooking LOTS of meat! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via the99centchef.blogspot.com Be creative. Make food that gets everyone excited to be at YOUR tailgate! Don't forget the brats and burgers! itsnotprint / Via Flickr: itsnotprint 7. Also prepare food that goes well with meat. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via buenovida.com Like potato skins! Triple Tri / Via Flickr: tripletri Or even WAFFLES! JMR_Photography / Via Flickr: jmrosenfeld That's right, waffles! Don't be afraid to mix it up. This is YOUR party! 8. For extra credit, bring a TV to watch the game! Via Flickr: thefoodgroup This is every serious tailgater's dream! This guy definitely knew what he was doing! James Willamor / Via Flickr: bz3rk 9. And to really blow your tailgate out of the water, bring a hot tub! Courtesy of Joe Cahn / Via cnn.com That's right. A hot tub, at a tailgate. It's been done before, so no excuses. 10. Most importantly, remember to enjoy the game! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via gifsection.com In the end, the game is what it was all about. You deserve this.