NOVEMBER 3, 2018 | 12:00pm

#AFvsARMY

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Army is back at Michie Stadium for the sold out matchup vs. the Falcons of Air Force. The winner of Saturday’s game will decide whose academy the trophy will reside at through the 2018 season.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early, ALL fans 16 and older must present a valid ID to enter West Point.
Fans attending the game WITHOUT* an advance parking pass, must enter through Washington Gate
(917 Washington Road, West Point, NY).

*ADA and wheelchair accessible parking and bus transportation is available by entering Stony Lonesome Gate and parking in H Lot. Fans requiring this assistance DO NOT need an advance parking pass for parking in H Lot. H Lot is available for transportation to the parade ground and to Gate 1 and Gate 5 of Michie Stadium (1 Stony Lonesome Road, West Point, NY).


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • WEATHER FORECAST: Cloudy, High 60F (Updated 10/18)

  • PROMOTIONAL EVENTS:
    Commander in Chief’s Trophy Deciding Matchup
    Class of 1993 Reunion

  • DIVISION INSIGNIA: 4th Infantry Division

  • PARKING LOTS: Open at 6:00am - Gameday (non-reserved) general parking MUST enter through WASHINGTON GATE. See below for full parking information.

  • TICKET WINDOWS OPEN: Day of game and the pre-paid ticket will call windows open at 9:30am. The pre-paid ticket window is located at the ticket office at Gate 3 of Michie Stadium. This window is for fans that have purchased tickets within 10 days prior to the game, or have made other arrangements in advance.
    Player Guest Ticket Window - Opens at 10:00am (Gate 3 Ticket Office)
    Visiting Team & Recruits Ticket Window - Opens at 10:00am (Holleder Center Ticket Office)

  • STADIUM GATES: Open at 10:00am.

  • TRAFFIC UPDATES: Tune into 1260-AM WBNR and 1420-AM WLNA for West Point traffic updates every 30 minutes starting at 10:00am.

  • GUEST ASSIST: By using the Guest Assist Text System, you can ask questions about security, traffic, parking, guest service tent locations, and more. You can also report issues, concerns, and emergencies. Text the word KNIGHTS to 78247.

  • TWITTER UPDATES: Follow @ArmyGameDay (for live updates on traffic, parking & shuttles) and @ArmyWP_Football on Twitter for live game updates and information. This week's game hashtag is #AFvsARMY.

  • GAME NOTES - Air Force: Click Here

  • 2018 MEDIA GUIDE: Click Here

  • TV: CBS Sports Network

  • RADIO: WBNR 1260 AM (Beacon, N.Y.), 1420 AM WLNA (Peekskill, N.Y.) 570 AM (New York, N.Y.) SIRIUS Satellite Radio Channel: 135; XM Channel: 381; SIRIUS Internet Channel: 972. Tunein App (free) through Apple or Google.



BAG POLICY

In order to increase safety and security measures, a bag policy for Michie Stadium is now in effect, mirroring policies enacted by the NFL and many other collegiate venues. 

Items that will not be permitted include backpacks, luggage, oversized totes, coolers, briefcases, computers, and computer bags.

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UPCOMING EVENTS on post

GAMEDAY EVENTS TIMELINE

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  • 9:00am - CADET REVIEW: One of the time honored traditions of a West Point gameday, a full-dress cadet parade takes place on “The Plain” three hours prior to kickoff (weather permitting) for every home game.

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  • 9:00am - BLACK KNIGHTS ALLEY OPENS: Black Knights Alley is the fan fest that runs along Mills Road, between Michie Stadium and Lusk Reservoir, featuring live music, inflatables for kids, food and beverage, face painting, interactive sports, tailgate show, and more.
    Teams scheduled to appear: Baseball, Women’s Tennis, Women’s Basketball

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  • 9:50am - BLACK KNIGHTS WALK: The football players, Rabble Rousers, band and coaches will walk from Gate 3 of Michie Stadium down to the locker room. Line up along Black Knights Alley to cheer on the Black Knights as they enter the stadium for gameday.

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  • 11:35am - CADET MARCH-ON/NATIONAL ANTHEM: Approximately 30 minutes before kickoff, a Cadet Regiment marches on the field, and the USMA Band performs the National Anthem.

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  • 11:45am - PARACHUTE DEMONSTRATION: A fan favorite, look skyward as West Point Cadets jump from a helicopter and land minutes later on the field as they parachute in the official game ball approximately 15 minutes before kickoff (weather permitting).

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  • 12:00pm - KICKOFF: At 12:00pm, the Black Knights take on the Air Force Falcons!

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HALFTIME: The Benny Haven’s Band takes the field of Michie Stadium to perform. 

In a change of pace for halftime, the Marching Band will step aside this week and make way for the Benny Haven’s Band, the West Point Band’s rock band. The BHB will perform a set of tunes that showcases its impact on the Academy. In addition to the Soldiers of the West Point Band, the show will incorporate Cadets ranging from the Dance Team to the Rabble Rousers to the Spirit Band. A blend of rock hits and patriotic songs commensurate with the values of the United States Military Academy is sure to inspire the sold-out Michie Stadium!



RSVP & INVITE FRIENDS

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Parking and Tailgates

PARKING & SHUTTLES

Please enter the gate shown on your parking pass. Fans attending the game WITHOUT an advance parking pass, must enter through Washington Gate (917 Washington Road, West Point, NY). **ADA and wheelchair accessible parking and bus transportation should enter through Stony Lonesome Gate. (Parking available in H Lot)

  • 6:00am - PARKING LOTS OPEN

  • 7:30am - SHUTTLE BUSES START

  • 10:00am - STADIUM GATES OPEN

NOTE: Shuttle bus transportation ends 90 minutes following the completion of the game.

Parking Pass Gates to Enter:

  • Green Passes: Enter Thayer Gate (674 Thayer Road, West Point, NY)

  • Red Passes: Enter Stony Lonesome Gate (1 Stony Lonesome Road, West Point, NY)

  • Blue Passes: Enter Washington Gate (917 Washington Road, West Point, NY)

  • Gold Passes: Enter Washington Gate (917 Washington Road, West Point, NY)

  • General Public (Day of Game Parking) should enter through Washington Gate.
    Click Here For Additional Information on Parking and Shuttles


VIDEO: AIR FORCE PREVIEW

Highlights from Jeff Monken's weekly press conference previewing the matchup with the Falcons.
We talk to Jeff Monken, Kelvin Hopkins and Cole Christiansen ahead of the CIC showdown with Air Force.