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West Point Army vs. Colgate Football Game

Come enjoy a great day at the
United States Military Academy- West Point with Prep Families

Saturday - November 17 - 2018

  • $50 per person covers ticket, food/drink, and Reserved Tailgate area
  • Designated/Reserved Father’s Club Tailgate Area
  • Tailgate Pregame (10 a.m.) and Halftime
  • Kick off is 12 noon
  • Entire Family Welcome!
  • Register Early – this event will Sell Out!
  • Cornhole, Prizes
  • Car Pooling Encouraged - $15 parking fee per vehicle then walk to tailgate area - drop off at tailgate area is permitted.
  • Come early and watch pre game cadet parade and see the Campus

20 minutes prior to kickoff - Band Takes Field/Cadet March-On/National Anthem
• Approximately 20 minutes before kickoff, the area inside of Gate 1 shuts down, as the
Cadet Regiment marches on to the field. It takes roughly five minutes to complete. Once
the 1,000 Cadets are in position on the field, a member of the Cadet Glee Club and the
Army Band perform the National Anthem

10 minutes prior to kickoff - Parachute Demonstration
• A fan favorite portion of the game, look skyward as you see West Point cadets jump
from a helicopter and land minutes later on the field as they parachute in the official
game ball and flags approximately 10 minutes before kickoff.

2 minutes prior to kickoff - Army West Point Takes the Field
• The Black Knights are led out of the tunnel by the Rabble Rousers, mascots, American
flag, and a flag representing that week's unit patch worn on the jerseys.