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Official Extremeskins Tailgate - 08/24/13
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Last Chance to get into Tailgating Shape!
Monday night was a good night, with some great weather (for August), a nice size turnout (for a preseason game) and a nice outcome on the field (yes I know its preseason). This Saturday will be our last chance to make sure we are in tailgating shape before the season starts. So get your butts to Fedex, to hangout out with all your fellow fans and test those vocal cords so we are ready for the season opener!
The Extremeskins Tailgate has become an institution at Fedex Field, and it is because of all the members involved. The dedication, hard work and investments by folks year in and year out is second to none. This tailgate is getting bigger every year and is well respected because of our passion, our friendly welcoming environment and the charity we do. The Redskins organization has recognized our contributions and how we present ourselves and because of that, has recognized our tailgate as official Redskins Fan Captains. Lets continue to do our best as the best tailgate at Fedex Field!
Once again, the Extremeskins Tailgate will have containers available for the Extremeskins Charity Funds. There will be two containers. One container will be for pop tabs (the little tabs on the top of aluminum beer and soda cans)... this is to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. If you drink a beer or coke, don't forget to take off the tab and put it in the container before throwing away!!! The other container will be for monetary donations, and will be for the the charity selected selected this year: <TBD> Please check the charity threads! Please donate what you can, there are needy folks out there that can use our help!
I am sure most of you are familiar with our tailgate threads, but I like to emphasize that we try to be as organized as we possibly can. At the bottom of this post you will see 4 sections (Food, Drinks, Supplies and Needed Items). We ask that if you plan on attending, and if you can donate items to the tailgate, that you check what we have and what we need and post what you can bring. I will keep the lists updated as frequently as I can. We understand that in some situations, that folks cannot bring something, but we do ask that people who regularly attend the tailgate try to chip in something.
Food/Drinks/Supplies are appreciated over monetary donations
What Is It?
We are a gathering of die hard Washington Redskins fans who love to come together and have a good time out in the lots before and after the game. Our tailgate has become a very popular point at Fedex Field, and we have been featured in numerous media broadcasts. If you like to eat great food and enjoy tasty beverages while playing games, listening to tunes and chatting about the brugundy and gold with fellow die hard fans, then this is the place for you!
When Is It?
August 24th. 12:30 pm - 4:15 pm. Post game tailgate times vary (but yes there is a post game tailgate!). The tailgate always starts the moment the parking lot opens (4 hours before game time) and we start packing up around 30 minutes before game time. Many of us arrive even earlier to do a bit of pre-tailgating on Redskins Road before the lot is opened... you can usually find a bunch of us at the very front of the line.
Where Is It?

We have found a nice spot (featuring concrete & grass areas) in the Fedex Field parking lot that offers us a ton of room and protection from cars running all over the place as well as other amenities.
Section E-43 in the Green Lot (see map below).
From 495

  • Take exit 17B to merge onto MD-202 W/Landover Rd toward Bladensburg
  • At the first light, turn left onto Brightseat Rd
  • At the first light, keep straight onto Redskins Rd (stadium should be straight ahead of you) and start getting into the lanes on the left.
  • When you get into the parking area surrounding the stadium, make the first available left
  • Keep towards the back of the lot (tree line)
  • Follow till you see the signs on the poles for E-42 & E-43 (we are smack in between)
  • We are against the treeline. You should see a flagpole with a black ExtremeSkins flag and yellow Redskins Fan Captain flag.

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Who Can Come?

Absolutely everyone... the more the merrier! This tailgate originated as a tailgate for the ExtremeSkins board, but it has expanded to so much more and has brought in not only folks from other fan sites, but it has become a haven for all Redskins fans, their friends and their families. We accept fans of all sorts, even of other teams. We ask if you come to the tailgate, that you remember one thing... treat others as you would want to be treated! We appreciate the razzing of opponents fans, but keep it civil (treat those as you would be treated)! We do not tolerate any physical violence, threats, property damage, etc... Fans of all ages are welcome (We have non-alcoholic items as well). We have lots of kids at our tailgate  :)
When it comes down to it, we are all fans of a game and all want to have a good time. As the Hogettes always say: Hate the team (especially Dallas), not the fan!

What Can I Do?

We are a potluck style tailgate, so we prefer that folks bring food/drinks/supplies rather than money. While we do not solicit any contributions to the tailgate, they are welcome. Many of us who help run the tailgate spend alot of money on the supplies that we provide at every tailgate. Anything you can do to help is highly desired and appreciated, such as bringing food, drinks, supplies or even donating monetarily (which is distributed among the core members of the group).
During the course of this tailgate's history, every year, we have had people step up and become core members that help with the organization, setup and supply of the tailgate, which has resulted in its success. If you would like to help out in this capacity, please let us know, we desperately could use the help!
If you are bringing a food, drink or supply item to the tailgate, please post a response in this thread with what you plan to bring !!

Who Do I Contact?

You can get almost every question answered by posting in this thread, but if you have any specific questions or concerns, please contact Huly or myself via PM or by 
emailing: pez@gwu.edu or skinshuly@gmail.com
We will try to get back to you in a timely manner.
Again... please try to post your question in this thread. Most of the members in this thread are ES Tailgate veterans! 


Food List

  • TBD (Pez/Huly)

Drink List

  • 1 Case of Beer (Pez/Huly)
  • 2 Case of Water (Pez/Huly)

Supply List

  • Flagpole/Flags (Pez/Huly)
  • 1 Canopy (Pez/Huly)
  • 1 Table (Pez/Huly)
  • 2 Chairs (Pez/Huly)
  • 1 Cooler w/Ice (Pez/Huly)



  • Soda
  • Water
  • The Bar (requests will be provided by Tastes Like Chicken & Ben)


  • Hamburgers w/Buns
  • Hot Dogs w/Buns
  • Sausages, Brats, etc w/Buns
  • Grilled chicken/steak/etc
  • Other Protein items (Shrimp/pork/beef/chicken/etc... surprise us!)
  • Side items (pasta salad, macaroni salad, veggie tray, etc)
  • Desserts (cookies, brownies, pies, cakes)
  • Condiments (ketchup, mustard, onions, tomatoes, lettuce, etc)
  • Dips, salsa, etc


  • Grills (we never have enough!)
  • Canopy's/Tents
  • Tables (another item we always need!)
  • Games (beer pong/cornhole/lasso golf/etc)
  • Coolers with Ice
  • Plastic Cups
  • Plasticware (forks/knives/spoons)
  • Paper Plates
  • Napkins/Paper Towels
  • Radios/Boomboxes (PLEASE !!!) 
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Let's see...


For the Steelers tailgate:


I forgot my hot chipotle meatball sauce and only brought the mild. 


I forgot my Redskins snack helmet.


I forgot a bag of cheetos. 


That's unacceptable and I take full responsibility.  There's no excuse.  I just need some more reps and I'll be fine.  I'll do better on Saturday.


Not sure what I'm cooking Saturday other than bringing the usual 2 tables, 4 chairs, flags, flagpoles, 5 gals water, 1 cooler of motley beers & sodas, yada yada yada. 


Oh, and I'll definitely bring the Redskins snack helmet. 


Edit:  I have somebody's black backpack.  I have a very vague recall of somebody who wanted to leave it and said they'd be back to get it but we left late and nobody came and got it so I have it still.  I'm happy to bring it Saturday if somebody wants to lay claim to it....


Edit#2:  ... and somebody was saying they lost their green cooler.  So if somebody accidentally picked it up, the orginal owner would probably like it back Saturday. 

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We'll be there, but will be late arrivals.


We should be there in time to say hey to everybody, and drink a couple of beers, but that's about it. 


Now don't pick on me...this will be the first pre-season game that I've been too for over 10 years.....and it will be Fran's very first pre-season game.


When they pull the starters, we'll be rolling out too.


If something changes, I'll post.

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4 chairs - (dang it, left the stools in my buddy's van after the Seattle game)

Catering order for 13 : VA Pork BBQ with buns, corn bread, and red potato salad + serving utensils

40 Carribean Hot wings from Wings to Go Alexandria

1 Roll of paper towels


IF NEEDED:  Generator (Pez or Huly PM me if this is needed).


may bring some other stuff depending on what's needed and if anybody else comes with me, my brother, and my nephew.


Hoping to be there around 1 or 1:30.....


+ Brother in law and his friend are coming on the Metro...  << They bailed, my buddy Jim (Packers fan) is coming. 


Adding in:


1 bottle ketchup

Some brats....provided SOMEBODY brings a grill.

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Again, I emphasize, I have somebody's backpack from last game.  He left it in my truck.  He never came back after the game to retrieve it.  It has a fairly valuable electronic gadget in it among other things. 


Please respond. 

What time will you be arriving sir ? im going to make you proud and meet you

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Smoot is coming to some tailgates for the Eagles game. I told him to check out this forum, but just in case Pez or someone else involved in running the tailgate wants to talk to him:








He says he'll be there! Smoot is the best, wish I could be there!

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Come on you know thats my buddy ???? I want to arrive around the same time he does so he wont rag me all season


Too late



Smoot is coming to some tailgates for the Eagles game. I told him to check out this forum, but just in case Pez or someone else involved in running the tailgate wants to talk to him:








He says he'll be there! Smoot is the best, wish I could be there!


Of course he'll be there.  And he'll be wearing his gold ES hat too


Fran & I hope to be there around 2:00 pm or so...not going to cook..gonna hit Costco & pick up some kind of dessert, snacks, etc


2:00 pm???


Oh, I didn't know we were going to have to deal with a region-wide nuclear strike before noon...


In that case, 2 PM is certainly understandable..


BTW, Ryan is showing up with his daughter... EARLY...


...no pressure though...


What time will you be arriving sir ? im going to make you proud and meet you


Hey Omar, I hope to get there around 9.  Yeah, that's 9 AM. 


You gonna be there?  Nope.  Not at 9.  Know why?  Because I know you too well, brah.  You might limp in around 1... and you'll make some excuse about your wife giving you a hard time about leaving earlier...


See?  I know you too well...


I know you so well I can give you a hard time before the season even starts...




Hey Pez, put me down for meatballs in both hot sauce and mild sauce and also live oysters

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I'm selling my green parking pass for the Giants game. If anyone wants to save on the shipping cost, I'll bring it to the game today. $40.00.


Mods, if this is not the right place for this, (in this particular instance, I think it is okay to post), please move or delete the post.



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