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    Drinking outside Hilton

    Is it legal to drink outside of Hilton on the steps? I would like to drink tomorrow before the game while waiting in line but don't really want an open container ticket.



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    I was asking this same question on the way in last game. Can we have a beer on the walk up like football games?



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    I'm just surprised you have any booze left after the Tech game.



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    I was asking this same question on the way in last game. Can we have a beer on the walk up like football games?
    It's too cold during basketball season, I'd recommend having your pregame drinks while you drive up to the game. Think of it as a moving tailgate party.



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    "The possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on the Iowa State University campus will be permitted in accordance with state law. Pursuant to the Board of Regents policies, the consumption of alcoholic beverages on the campus will generally be permitted only where approved by the Senior Vice President for Business and Finance."

    Basically the only reason you can drink before football games is because the school is allowing adults to drink on their property at that designated time. The only real way to answer this is to call them and see if they allow alcohol on their property before basketball games. Why not bring a cheap flask and throw it away when it's empty? That's what we did before basketball games.



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    They should allow it for the circus you have to enter through.



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by MissouriCyclone View Post
    They should allow it for the circus you have to enter through.
    West door bro



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    Why not bring a cheap flask and throw it away when it's empty? That's what we did before basketball games.
    As opposed to a decent flask that you put in your pocket when it's empty? That's what I do for football games, no reason to stop the party in the parking lot. Pretty soon I'll have quite the collection of souvenir cups!



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by KFitzy87 View Post
    West door bro
    can students get in that way?


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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by is09span View Post
    Is it legal to drink outside of Hilton on the steps? I would like to drink tomorrow before the game while waiting in line but don't really want an open container ticket.
    We tailgated the Texas game a couple weeks ago. Nobody said a word.



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    can students get in that way?
    Idk I haven't tried yet this year tbh



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    I've tried to get in the South door and West door both this year and was turned away and told to go to the North door.



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    Ive also tailgated a game before (one of the NCAA womens games i believe), nobody had any issues with it.



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    Re: Drinking outside Hilton

    Quote Originally Posted by Agclone91 View Post
    I've tried to get in the South door and West door both this year and was turned away and told to go to the North door.
    Last year as a student I went in the West and East doors all the time. Haven't tried that at all this year but I have also heard that they won't do it, and that the student ID scanners are only at the North doors.

    One way to get around this could be to print your student ticket off... then the "normal" barcode scanners would work on it and you could presumably go in any of the entrances. Someone should try this tomorrow



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