The community is invited to partake in pregame tailgating for home football games and other athletic events held at Coach Kenny Deel Stadium.


The Coach Kenny Deel Stadium parking lot is restricted to event parking only. However, Melissa ISD has designated an official tailgating area as shown on the map.

  • The community may begin tailgating no earlier than 5:30 p.m.

  • Questions regarding tailgating can be directed to Duke Sparks, Director of Community Partnerships and Athletic Operations, at dsparks@melissaisd.org or 972-837-2411.