Troop 71 West Point Tour, Tailgate & Army Football Game
Saturday, November 9, 2013
USMA Black Knights vs Western Kentucky at Michie Stadium
Troop 71 has been invited to tailgate at the home of Colonel Naessens at 103b Washington Road, West Point. The Tailgate will start at 10:00 a.m. Food will be provided.
Tickets and FREE parking passes will be distributed at our November 7th Troop meeting.
PLEASE NOTE: attendees over age 16 will need government-issued photo ID (Driver's License) to enter the gates of West Point. Scouts and leaders must wear Class A uniforms.
Parking Information / Directions to West Point (We are NOT meeting as a group beforehand. Suggested leaving time: 6:00 a.m.)
Questions: contact Scoutmaster George Cox by email or telephone: 516-621-2921 (home) / 516-603-3268 (cell)
If you haven't registered yet with the Troop to attend, but are interested in going, contact Ed Dillon at West Point Army Athletics, (945) 446-2195.
GAME DAY ACTIVITIES / ITINERARY
Cadet-led Walking Tours Begin - Daly Field. This is one of the highlights of Army Football. Tours will last approximately 45 minutes. Parents and family members are welcome. Scouts will have the opportunity to meet and talk with West Point cadets as they receive a guided tour of Central Area, including Trophy Point, Battle Monument, the Great Chain placed across the Hudson River by George Washington, cannons captured in the major wars of the United States, and much more.
Cadet Review. This full-dress cadet parade on “The Plain” is one of the time-honored traditions of a West Point football game day.
Black Knights Alley Opens - East side of Michie Stadium. This is an Interactive fan zone with children’s play areas, photograph and autograph sessions, interactive sports stations with Army Athletes, live radio broadcast, food and beverage specials, camouflage face painting, bounce houses, and more!
Gather for tailgating at Colonel Naessens' home - 103b Washington Road West Point (Northwest Side of "The Plain")
Cadet-led Walking Tours continue
Pre-game events begin on-field
Autographs with select members of the Army Football team