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Join Clarksville's largest tailgate party for first home football game

Austin Peay will host Clarksvilles largest tailgate party Saturday, Sept. 18, before the Governors 6 p.m. home-opening football game with Tennessee-Martin.

Saturdays season opener has been designated Military Appreciation Night. As a result, APSU and the Governors Club are inviting our military friends and families to join in the tailgate party.

Although the tailgate party officially will kickoff at 4:30 p.m., the actual start time will occur when the first grill is fired up in front of the Governors Tennis Center.
Austin Peay will host Clarksville's largest tailgate party Saturday, Sept. 18, before the Governors' 6 p.m. home-opening football game with Tennessee-Martin.

Saturday's season opener has been designated Military Appreciation Night. As a result, APSU and the Governors Club are inviting our military friends and families to join in the tailgate party.

Although the tailgate party officially will kickoff at 4:30 p.m., the actual start time will occur when the first grill is fired up in front of the Governors Tennis Center.

Both the Governors Own Marching Band and the Screaming Eagles Marching Band, the band of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), will perform at halftime.

Saturday's opener also will debut the new turf in Governors Stadium.
—Brad Kirtley