CWS Fans Search Hard For Tailgating Spots

College World Series fans are trying to bring back tailgating like it was during the Rosenblatt years.

Although this is TD Ameritrade's third year hosting the series, some are still having a hard time adjusting to the change.

There aren't a lot of opportunities for tailgating around Ameritrade, but many are still finding a way.

What it comes down to now, is they're setting up camp any place they can.

John Nunez and his group have been tailgating in a parking lot, a few blocks from TD Ameritrade Park.

It's become their new spot since Rosenblatt closed.

WIth the way TD Ameritrade is structured, it wasn't easy finding a new place to tailgate, they only got it with permission from a friend.

Alone in the space, they haven't made friends quite as easily as they used to.

"You know you make the best of it. It's a little more spread out than it was at Rosenblatt, but this lot has been great to us, we're close to the action," Nunez says.

There are plenty of opportunities to tailgate near the stadium in Lot D, but Nunez says it's only available to season ticket holders with lots of seniority.

For others, they're finding any way they can.

Some picnic under the shade.

Kevin Scott and his family arrive at a public lot every morning at the crack of dawn to claim a spot.

They have a good time eating and playing games, but also say, it's not quite like Rosenblatt.

"Rosenblatt, everybody is compact together in the lots right around the stadium. Tailgating, everybody was right on top of each other, it was more of a fun experience with everybody right there together, but it'll grow," Scott says.

Still, just a few years after TD Ameritrade opened, fans are certain the mass tailgating experience will return.

Nunez says it's just going to take some careful planning to make it happen.

"There's spots around. Just kind of maybe do your homework and get out here early," Nunez says.


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