The 10 Rules For Throwing A Truly Authentic Tailgate

Follow these rules, and you’ll be well on your way to the perfect tailgate.

1. Prep all your food beforehand.

2. Set up that big ol’ grill…

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3. …and lay everything out to share.

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4. The bigger the smoker, the bigger the fan.

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5. Koozies may be used to keep cans cool and also to cool down your elbows.

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6. Make sure you keep track of all other games.

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7. Cornhole must be in the mix…

8. …or Washers at the very least.

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9. And never underestimate a Ring Toss Mom.

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10. And, of course, never run out of refreshments!

See official rules for details.

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