Oct. 8, 2012
Charlottesville, Va. - The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today Virginia's home football game against Wake Forest on Saturday, Oct. 20, will kick off at 12:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast by the ACC Network.
The Wake Forest game is Youth Day at Scott Stadium. The first 5,000 kids in eighth grade and under will receive a free youth program upon entry. There will be balloon artists and face-painting inside the east and west gates. Giveaways for youth eighth grade and under will take place throughout the game. More than 150 items will be given away, including: jerseys, mini-footballs, signed posters, foam fingers and vouchers for food and beverages at concession stands.
To register youth for the drawings in advance of the game, ticket purchasers should email the ticket holder name, youth name, current youth grade, and the ticket holder's address, phone number, and seat location to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, Oct. 19 at noon. Only youth eighth grade and under in attendance at the game will be eligible to win the raffle prizes.
Cavalier Fan Fest in the gymnasium at the Aquatic & Fitness Center located across the street from Scott Stadium's north gate will open three hours before kickoff. Cavalier Fan Fest includes inflatable games, sign-making, face tattoos and other activities for youth. Admission to Cavalier Fan Fest is free.
At halftime of the game, a youth football scrimmage will take place.
Members of UVa's Cavman's Crew program can take advantage of a special offer to purchase $22 tickets located in Scott Stadium's lower level south end zone sections. Cavman's Crew is free to join and open to all youth in eighth grade and under. Cavman's Crew members receive a complimentary t-shirt and a book of seven vouchers that can be redeemed for free admission to select Virginia home athletics events in addition to other benefits. For more information and to sign-up for the program, visit CavmansCrew.com.
Single game and Family Package tickets are on sale for this game. There are also group tickets for sale to groups of 20 or more people. Fans can purchase tickets online at VirginiaSports.com. In-person or telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821) or at the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium. The following information is confirmed regarding ACC Football games to be played Oct. 20 (All times Eastern):
Virginia Tech at Clemson, ABC, ESPN or ESPN2*, Noon
Wake Forest at Virginia, ACC Network, 12:30 p.m.
Boston College at Georgia Tech, RSN, 3 p.m.
NC State at Maryland, ESPNU, 3:30 p.m.
North Carolina at Duke, ESPN2 or ESPNU*, 7 p.m.
Florida State at Miami, ABC, 8 p.m. (split national)
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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