SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 | 12:00pm

#LUvsARMY

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The Black Knights host the Liberty University Flames on Saturday for a noon kickoff at the 2018 home opener!
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). 
Handicap bus transportation is available by entering Stony Lonesome Gate and 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: Mostly Cloudy, High 70F, 10% Chance of Rain. (Updated 09/05)
  • PROMOTIONAL EVENTS: 
    Scout Sleepover | Black Knight Buddies | Class of 1973 Reunion
  • DIVISION INSIGNIA: 3rd 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 #LUvsARMY.
  • GAME NOTES - Liberty: 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: 81; XM Channel: 81; SIRIUS Internet Channel: 81. Tunein App (free) through Apple or Google.  


FEATURED GAMEWEEK Tweet


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: Sprint FootballWrestling, Track & Field/Cross Country
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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 a member of the Cadet Glee Club and the USMA Band performs the National Anthem.
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  • 12:00pm - KICKOFF: At 12:00pm, the Black Knights take on the Liberty Flames! 
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HALFTIME: The West Point Band takes the field of Michie Stadium to perform. 

The performance will begin with an original composition: William Tell Fanfare, followed by the iconic William Tell Overture. As the West Point Band performs these pieces, a video featuring the US Military Academy Class of 2022 will be displayed for Michie Stadium. The show will continue with our national march, The Stars and Stripes Forever, and conclude with cannon fire to a rousing rendition of 1812 Overture.


UPCOMING EVENTS on post

  • SEPTEMBER 6 | 7:00pm
    This Week in Army Football - Radio Show
  • SEPTEMBER 7 | 5:00pm
    Swimming & Diving - Bernstein Challenge
  • SEPTEMBER 7 | 5:00pm
    Men's Soccer vs. Columbia
  • SEPTEMBER 7 | 7:30pm
    Women's Soccer vs. Air Force
  • SEPTEMBER 8 | 12:00pm
    Football vs. Liberty

RSVP & INVITE FRIENDS

Let your Facebook friends know you're attending!

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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). **Handicapped parking 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

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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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LIBERTY PREVIEW

Highlights from Jeff Monken's weekly press conference previewing the upcoming game against Liberty.

Previewing the matchup with Wunmi Oyetuga, Cam Harrison and Jeff Monken ahead of the 2018 home opener.