Dec. 12, 2013
PHILADELPHIA - Fans making the trek to Lincoln Financial Field for Saturday's Army-Navy Game presented by USAA are encouraged to arrive early.
Parking lots at Lincoln Financial Field will open at 6:30 a.m. with gates scheduled to open at 11 a.m. Will Call ticket windows will be staffed at 10:30 a.m. Navy will call tickets will be located between the Xfinity and North East Gates at the front of the stadium (there will be seven flag poles in front).
The fan fest area in Headhouse Plaza will begin welcoming fans at 11 a.m. with a host of activities to include the Army-Navy Social Media Center.
The Corps of Cadets will begin their march-on at 12:16 p.m., with the Brigade of Midshipmen to follow at 12:30 p.m. The final event of the Patriot Games, the stadium obstacle relay, will get underway at 1:16 p.m. Marathon teams from both Army and Navy will arrive at 2:32 p.m. with the game ball.
The Service Academy Exchange is set for 2:46 p.m. and depending on weather, jumpers from the Golden Knights will parachute in at 2:50 p.m.
Kick off is set for 3:10 p.m. on CBS.
Fans are also reminded about the new bag policy in effect at Lincoln Financial Field that limits persons to small clutch purses and no backpacks. More on the policy can be found here at www.nfl.com/allclear.
Army-Navy Game Day Events
Saturday, Dec. 14
6:30 a.m. Parking Lots Open
10:30 a.m. Will Call Open
11:00 a.m. Gates Open
12:16 p.m. Army March-On Begins
12:46 p.m. Navy March-On Begins
2:43 p.m. Game Ball Presentation
2:46 p.m. Service Academy Exchange
2:50 p.m. Golden Knights and Leap Frogs Demonstration (weather permitting)
2:57 p.m. John F. Kennedy Video Tribute
3:00 p.m. National Anthem
3:04 p.m. Coin Toss (Dignitaries, Medal of Honor Recipients)
3:06 p.m. Navy Team Takes Field/Blue Angels Flyover (F-18s)
3:07 p.m. Army Team Takes Field/NCNG Flyover (Apaches)
3:10 p.m. Kickoff