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NCC Football Tailgates

Kick off each home football game at the National Commodore Club tailgate

Come early and soak up the game day atmosphere at the NCC tailgate. Located on the lawn between the Star Walk and Gate 2, the NCC tailgate opens approximately three hours before each home game for NCC members and their guests. R.S.V.P. below now. For more information regarding home tailgates, contact Kendal Duncan in the NCC office at (615) 343-4067 or

We hope to see you there in your black and gold!

Aug. 29 vs. Ole Miss (Thursday)

Sept. 7 vs. Austin Peay

Sept. 29 vs. UAB (Family Weekend)

Oct. 5 vs. Missouri (Reunion Weekend)

Oct. 19 vs. Georgia

Nov. 16 vs. Kentucky

Nov. 30 vs. Wake Forest


Follow the Commodores in 2013

The Commodore Tailgate Tour will drop anchor this fall in Columbia, S.C.; Foxborough, Mass.; College Station, Texas; Gainesville, Fla. (TBD); and Knoxville, Tenn. The National Commodore Club and Vanderbilt Alumni Asoociation invite you to kick off each away football game with other Commodore fans. See you there in your black and gold. Go 'Dores!

Commodore Tailgate Tour 2013

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  • "I chose Vanderbilt because it represents the best of both worlds with educational opportunities and a chance to compete against the top athletes in the nation. Those who support the National Commodore Club do more than just help us athletically—they allow us to develop as people and achieve our aspirations and future goals. Thanks for all you do!”
    —Simone Charley,
    Soccer and Track
    Hoover, AL
    All-American First Team
    (Indoor Track & Field, 2015)
    All-SEC First Team
    (Soccer, 2014)
    SEC First-Year Academic
    Honor Roll (2014)

  • “I'm thankful for the opportunity to attend an amazing school and stay so close to home. Vanderbilt has become a second home. I truly love and care about this place, and the support from National Commodore Club members helps to make it great. From the classroom to the field in Omaha, their support is essential to our success. It allows us to be champions!” —Bryan Reynolds,
    Brentwood, TN
    All-American Freshman
    First Team (2014)
    All-SEC Freshman Team (2014)

  • "Vanderbilt has been a truly special place for me. I am grateful to be a Commodore and wear black and gold on game days. My experiences at Vanderbilt are made possible through the generosity of others. I want to thank you for being a part of our game plan for success. Your support gives me and my teammates the opportunity to develop into the total Vanderbilt Man, and those lessons will last a lifetime." —Ralph Webb,
    Gainesville, FL

  • "I am so thrilled I chose the come to Vanderbilt because I have grown as a person, student and player—and I have learned so much about myself during the past two years. The support of National Commodore Club members provides me the opportunity to recieve the education of a lifetime and compete in the sport that I have always loved. Thanks for all you do. Your impact is more than you know!" —Rebekah Dahlman,
    Women's basketball
    Braham, MN

  • "I'm proud to be a part of Commodore Nation. We all come from different places and backgrounds to be a part of a top-notch environment for academics and athletics. It's an honor to know we are supported by National Commodore Club members across the country. It all starts with them. They help make this experience great. They are part of our successes. Thank you!”—Luke Kornet,
    Men's Basketball
    Lantana, TX
    SEC First-Year Academic
    Honor Roll (2014)