One of the best times of the year is back this week! I was never big on football until I came to a Big 10 school and now I am obsessed with football. Nothing brings joy like College Football Game Days! Campus vibes are through the roof and there is no experience that can compare to campus and being in the stadium. Now that I’m on my fourth year, I have compiled my essentials to being prepared for game day.
Gear: If your college is big on football and you do not have an endless supply of gear you are doing something wrong. Half of my closet is full of my college shirts, shorts, pants, accessories, everything you can think of. It is very important to be prepared for game day no matter what the weather is.
Food and Booze Money: What’s game day without food and booze? After standing for four hours at a game you are bound to be absolutely starving by the end. Make sure to have some cash or a credit/debit card for some food.
Long Wearing Makeup: Whether it’s summer, fall, or winter game days are long as hell. Make sure to get the best long wearing makeup to ensure a flawless look throughout the entire day. I also try to bring along some concealer for touchups.
Portable Phone Charger or Charging Case: This is such an essential. Between tailgating, battery draining stadium time, and hitting the bars afterwards there is no way your phone is going to last. Bring along some type of charging device to make sure you’re good to go the entire day.
Comfortable Shoes, Preferably Sneakers: Like stated above, game days are long ass days. Standing on the bleachers for hours can be brutal on your feet, legs, back, ect. Get some cute comfortable sneakers to match your schools colors. My go-to are Nike sneakers.
A Happy Attitude: No one wants to deal with a cranky person on game day. Make sure to get a great night of sleep the night before and bring your best attitude. Having a happy, positive attitude will make game days so much more fun even through dealing with all the drunkies.