Arizona Basketball Tailgate - Jerry Colangelo Classic | Phoenix, AZ

Graphic for the Jerry Colangelo's Hall of Fame Series - Men's and Women's Basketball Tailgate in Phoenix on December 20, 2023


6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Dec. 20, 2023

Join us in cheering on both Arizona men's and women's basketball with your fellow Wildcats at the official Arizona Basketball Tailgate!

Tis the season for new Arizona swag! Bear Down with us at the Arizona Basketball Tailgate and shop the University of Arizona BookStores Holiday Gifting Pop-up to ensure everyone on your list is ready to celebrate the season in style. From Nike to Colosseum, with sweaters and accessories, give the gift of Arizona merch and showcase your Wildcat pride for the holidays and beyond! Please note that only paid attendees will have access to the pop-up shop.

Tailgate Information:

RSVP deadline: 12/15 at midnight

Cost: $15 per person (non-tax-deductible)


  • Heavy appetizers
    • Mac muffins
    • Bruschetta
      • Roasted Tomato Bacon
      • Pesto Salami
      • Fruity
  • Assorted sliders
    • Meatball
    • Brisket
    • Pulled Pork
    • Vegan Meatball 
  • Cash bar
  • Dinner options for purchase (click here)


Please note: UA or UA Foundation staff planning to attend this event for business purposes should not pay by credit card. Please submit a Funds Transfer Request instead. Please contact your business office or with any questions or concerns. 

Click below to purchase game tickets for Jerry Colangelo's Hall of Fame Series. Please note tickets are per session.

  • Women’s game:
    2:30 PM MST/4:30 PM EST - Arizona (HOME bench) vs. Gonzaga (Women) (AWAY bench)
  • Men’s game:
    9:00 PM MST/11:00 PM EST - Arizona (HOME bench) vs. Alabama (Men) (AWAY bench)