Athletic Development
Block R Party Presented by Miller Lite to Debut Saturday

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (September 5, 2012) - Rutgers Athletics will debut its brand new pregame football festival, the Block R Party presented by Miller Lite, on Saturday, Sept. 8. Located in Athlete’s Glen, steps from Scarlet Walk outside High Point Solutions Stadium, the Block R Party will feature food, beverage, live entertainment, fan contests, boardwalk games and appearances by special guests.

Admission is FREE and all are welcome! The Block R Party opens three hours prior to kickoff each home game (12:30 p.m. on Saturday) and closes prior to kickoff.

Week One Itinerary

  • Live entertainment featuring:

The host of the Block R Party, comedian Ben Hague

Season-long DJ – DJDemand

This week’s band – F.L.O.W.

Special appearance by Television News Anchor Juliet Huddy

Rutgers Cheer and Dance teams

Rutgers Marching Band

  • Fan contests including:

Miller Lite Tailgater of the Game Contest

RU Hungry Contest

RU Inked Contest

RU Spelling Bee

Do You Know the Lyrics Contest

Blindfolded Artists

Touchdown Celebration Dance Competition

Rutgers Trivia

Block R Party Private Tents are also available for corporate functions or larger groups. Situated on Sutphen Road, the privatetents will occupy the most prime real estate on Busch Campus.

Private Tent packages include:

  • Accommodates 20-200 guests
  • Fully customizable food & beverage options
  • Comfortable lounge seating
  • Options for heating and lighting
  • Prime location - Athlete’s Glen across from North Gate of High Point Solutions Stadium
  • In addition to the privacy of your own tent, your party will enjoy all of the Block R Party festivities
  • Pricing is variable, depending on tent choice, F&B package and game ticket needs

For more information on the Block R Party, or to reserve a Private Tent, please contact Dante Carnevale at 848-932-1971 or