OCTOBER 26, 2019 | 12:00PM

#SJSUvsARMY | Presented By _________

Army returns to Michie Stadium as they host the Spartans of San Jose State University.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early, ALL fans 18 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).


  • WEATHER FORECAST: Mostly Sunny, High 62F (Updated 10/2)

    Parent’s Weekend, Band Day

  • DIVISION INSIGNIA: 7th Infantry Division.

  • TRAFFIC CLOSURE: Because of the homecoming wreath laying ceremony, traffic will be shut down at the corners of Washington Road/Stony Lonesome Road, Howard Road/Ruger Road, GC Building and Arvin starting at 8:10 AM until the ceremony is complete at about 8:50 AM. During this time, traffic will be completely halted in all directions. Please plan accordingly.

  • 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 #SJSUvsARMY.

  • GAME NOTES - San Jose State: Click Here

  • 2019 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: 138; XM Channel: 201; SIRIUS Internet Channel: 964. Tunein App (free).


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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Parking and Tailgates

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


  • 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


On Gameday: $25

(NEW FOR 2019) Credit and debit card payment is now accepted on gameday.
General Public (Day of Game Parking) should enter through Washington Gate.

Print at Home Parking must be printed to be displayed on your vehicle’s dashboard on gameday.



  • 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.

  • 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 Football, Men’s Lacrosse, Men’s Boxing & Women’s Boxing.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 12:00pm - KICKOFF: At 12:00pm, the Black Knights take on the Green Wave of Tulane!


Look skywards as the Parachute Team competes in an accuracy competition

The West Point Band will honor the Long Gray Line with a homecoming halftime show for the October 5th Army football game against Tulane. The West Point Band is proud to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Association of Graduates in conjunction with this performance. The show will feature a group near and dear to all USMA Alumni, the Hellcats. The performance will begin with a medley of beloved tunes, including “The Girl I Left Behind Me,” and “Yankee Doodle.” The show will conclude with music familiar to all members of the West Point Community, “The Official West Point March.” The show will be conducted by the West Point Band’s Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Tod Addison.


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We talk to Malkelm Morrison and Kelvin Hopkins as the Black Knights get set for Tulane on Saturday.
Highlights from Jeff Monken's weekly press conference previewing the game against Tulane.