Flying a flag at your tailgate space is essential for any tailgater whether it is football, NASCAR or concert tailgating. You not only want to show your spirit and support for your team or favorite driver, but having a flag flying while tailgating identifies your space for late arriving friends. We recently discovered the FLAGPOLE-TO-GO and tested it out to see if it will get the Tailgating Ideas “Tailgate Approved” stamp.

We tested out the FLAGPOLE-TO-GO Ultimate Tailgaters Package with 20′ Portable Flagpole. There are 15′ and 18′ telescoping flagpoles available as well. We chose the larger of the three tailgaters packages because a higher flag is better in our opinion.

(Disclaimer: We received a FLAGPOLE-TO-GO Ultimate Tailgaters Package with 20′ Portable Flagpole free of charge. The fact this sample was provided to us for free in no way influenced our opinion of the product nor did it impact our ability to test and review the product fairly and objectively.)

First of all, the FLAGPOLE-TO-GO Ultimate Tailgaters Package with 20′ Portable Flagpole is essentially two parts. The 20′ telescoping flagpole and the flagpole base that goes under your vehicle’s tire. (A storage bag is sold separately and does not come with the Ultimate Tailgaters Package.)

Once you arrive at your tailgating space, find an area directly above one of your tailgating vehicle’s tires that is unobstructed by trees 15 to 20 feet above your vehicle. The FLAGPOLE-TO-GO raises in sections and if you choose or do not have the height available, you can raise it a few sections accounting for your preferred height.

Step 1: Thread the flagpole base pieces into each other forming an “L” shape.

Step 2: Place the base behind your tire and carefully roll your vehicle directly onto it in order to hold it steady. Insert the flagpole into the base and tighten the holding pin.

Step 3: Attach your flags and raise to your desired height.

Specs on the 20′ FLAGPOLE-TO-GO:

  • 20-feet tall
  • Fly a single 3-foot x 5-foot flag or up to two 3-foot x 5-foot flags on one flagpole
  • Use at parades, stadium events, tailgate parties, graduations, sports games, camp sites and picnics
  • Ideal for home use for displaying decorative flags, special events, team colors or patriotic pride
  • Withstands winds up to 35 MPH
  • Collapses to just 4 feet
  • 2-piece tire mount design collapses for easy storage
  • Lightweight, durable aluminum weighs just 3 pounds
  • Set screw, locks flagpole into place
  • Holds all sizes of portable flagpoles up to 1.5-inches in diameter
  • High-performance enamel coating prevents both oxidation and corrosion

Just in case you prefer to see it done rather than read about it, we put together this video demonstration as well.

(Note: The carrying bag appearing in the video is sold separately and is not part of the FLAGPOLE-TO-GO Ultimate Tailgaters Package)

After trying out the testing the FLAGPOLE-TO-GO, we have deemed it “Tailgate Approved”. The quality is excellent and affordable. Less than $90 for the largest FLAGPOLE-TO-GO package. Smaller flagpoles are even more affordable.

For more information or to purchase your own FLAGPOLE-TO-GO, visit: flagpoletogo.com.

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  1. Glad to have you guys back after a long Summer hiatus.

    I’ve had the 14′ Flagpole to Go Flag for about 3 years now, and I thought I would share a few things.

    1. You need to wrap the pole with foam or something to protect your vehicle. The pole sways easily. I found some foam pipe-wrap from Home Depot, and strap it in place with Velcro. If you don’t do this, a slight wind WILL scratch your ride.
    2. The proprietary flag clips WILL fail over time. Meaning, that when new, and in the closed position they will not slide along the pole. But over time, they will loosen and will slide down and bunch up your flag. I fixed this by getting some cheap zip ties, and zipping them just below the clip. Then, I snipped the extra zip tie end and it’s not noticeable. Fixed.
    3. This is a great, inexpensive flag, but in my tailgate neighborhood, I get flag envy when I see the other taller, beefier flag poles that do not bend in the breeze… but those are several hundred dollars.

    Happy Tailgating.

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