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Bowlin Stadium - 10 a.m. - April 18, 2015
vs. northwestern wildcats

The fourth annual World's Largest Softball Tailgate is set for Saturday, April 18 against the Northwestern Wildcats in a matchup of 2014 NCAA Tournament teams. The tailgate is a completely free event.

The Tailgate includes:

  • Free Games and Inflatables
  • Free Prizes and Giveaways
  • Free Pre-Game Radio Broadcast
  • Free Face Painting and Balloon Artist
  • Free Autographs from the Husker Softball Team
  • Free Autographs from Other Husker Teams
  • 1 Free Hot Dog, Bag of Chips and Pepsi Product to the First 2,000 Fans
  • Free Limited Edition Softball Issue of Hail Varsity Magazine to First 500 Fans in the Gates
  • Free Admission into the Softball Game

Last year, Nebraska set a record with 2,204 fans who saw the Huskers defeat the Ohio State Buckeyes. Help us break that record on April 18 and come out and support your Nebraska softball team, which has won back-to-back NCAA Regional titles and is the defending Big Ten regular-season champion!

Tailgate III - april 19, 2014 vs. ohio state


No. 19 Nebraska won its sixth and seventh straight conference games by sweeping a doubleheader from Ohio State. The Huskers posted 8-0 run-rule victories in both games, as NU outscored the Buckeyes 30-1 in sweeping the three-game series.

The Huskers set a new record for the World's Largest Softball Tailgate in 2014, drawing the largest crowd in school history with 2,204 fans attending the event, eclipsing the record 1,840 fans to the event who attended the 2013 event.

Tailgate II - April 27, 2013 vs. #9 Michigan

Nebraska 3, Michigan 5 // Attendance: 1,840

Ninth-ranked Michigan scored four times in the topof the seventh inning to rally for a 5-3 victory over No. 16 Nebraska on Saturday afternoon in front of 1,840 fans at Bowlin Stadium, the third-largest crowd in stadium history.

The Huskers set a new record for the World's Largest Softball Tailgate on Saturday, drawing 1,840 fans to the event, surpassing the record set at Bowlin the year before when the Huskers set the record with 1,752 fans.

Tailgate I - May 5, 2012 vs. Wisconsin

Nebraska 4, Wisconsin 1 // Attendance: 1,752

The Nebraska softball team earned a third-place finish in the final Big Ten Conference standings with a 4-1 victory over Wisconsin in front of the third-largest crowd in school history on Saturday at Bowlin Stadium.

The Huskers set a new record for the World's Largest Softball Tailgate on Saturday, drawing 1,752 fans to the event. Illinois held the record with 1,445 fans in attendance at its 2007 World's Largest Softball Tailgate.

Following the game, Nebraska honored its six seniors playing their final game.