Tilt is your Ultimate Tailgating Gear

Use Tilt to collect money from friends for an EPIC tailgate!

Picture this: you’re setting up a tailgate and laying out your carefully catered spread of meats. You’ve set up the chairs, fired up the grill, and are about to open a beer when you realize—you’ve forgotten a bottle opener. The ultimate rookie move.

To make sure you never find yourself looking like an amateur, we’ve pulled together a comprehensive tailgating gear checklist for you to use, memorize, or stick on top of your cooler. You’re welcome.


  • A grill
  • Extra lighter fluid for the grill
  • Matches
  • Grill tools (tongs, spatulas, basting brush)
  • Serving dishes and tools
  • Utensils (plastic, for simplicity’s sake)
  • Food & drink
  • Cups & plates
  • A cooler filled with ice
  • Trash bags
  • Paper Towels
  • Folding chairs
  • A tent/canopy for bad weather days
  • Sunscreen
  • Bottle opener
  • Masking tape
  • Sharpies
  • Game day jersey


  • Portable trash bin
  • Music
  • TVs
  • Lights for early morning or evening games
  • Portable games like bean bag toss
  • Deep fryer
  • Binoculars
  • Jumper cables


  • Meat thermometer
  • Bacon Grilling Rack
  • Tablecloths
  • Tiki bar
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Portable Jello shows (in your team colors!)

Want an easy way to split costs for your tailgate or fantasy football?  Start a Tilt, it’s Free!


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