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Cheer your Crusaders to victory from under the alumni tent!

Alumni, family and friends are all welcome as Canisius meets its archrival before a crowd of thousands at Koessler Field at the Stransky Athletic Complex.

Start your day off with fun and food at the tailgate before enjoying a great seat as Canisius attempts to tie the all-time series with St. Joe's for the first time in decades.

Canisius has won 17 of the last 18 games in Western New York's best rivalry with the Crusaders' record in the all-time series at 47-48-3. The series hasn’t been tied since 1987.

Where: Koessler Field, Stransky Athletic Complex, 2885 Clinton Street, West Seneca
When:  Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023 at noon (kickoff is at 2 p.m.)

Tailgate attendees receive:

- A full tailgate spread from Anything’s Pastable (Patrick Castiglia ’76)
- Soda and water
- A ticket to the game
- Parking
- A covered seating area protected from the heat and rain
- Quality sightlines of the field

Family and friends are welcome and encouraged to join us!


$40/person the week of the game
$45/person on gameday

Children 12 and under are free!