Youth Day is set for Saturday’s UVA-Richmond football game

uva-logo-new2The UVA athletics department’s annual Youth Day at Scott Stadium is Saturday, Sept. 6, when the Cavalier football team plays host to Richmond. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m.

The first 5,000 kids in eighth grade and under will receive a free Virginia drawstring backpack and 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, 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 tocavforce@virginia.edu by Friday, Sept. 5 at noon. Only youth eighth grade and under registered in advance and in attendance at the game will beeligible 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 at 12:30 p.m. 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 ticket offer to purchase 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. Family Package tickets are $20 each and include an $8 concessions voucher that may be redeemed at any stand at Scott Stadium. A minimum of four Family Package tickets must be purchased.

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.


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