What Time Is The Army Navy Game?
Every year during the classic ‘Fall Football Season’, fans of American College Football wait with anticipation for the Army Navy Game. This classic rivalry between the United States Military Academy ‘West Point’ Army Black Knights and The United States Naval Academy ‘Annapolis’ Midshipmen Navy has been a stalwart of college football for decades.
For the 103rd playing of the rivalry, the game will be held on Saturday December 12th, 2020. This year’s Army Navy Game marks the end of a year-long battle for the ‘Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy’, the award presented to the winner of the rivalry game each year.
Time and Location
This year’s game between Army and Navy will take place at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with kickoff at 3:00pm EST / 12:00PM PST. ESPN will broadcast the game, also streaming it online, and available on the radio broadcast on Westwood One.
Game Day Traditions
For all involved with the historic rivalry game, there are a few obvious traditions, but some less-known ones as well. Starting the morning off with an Army vs Navy Pre-Game Tailgate that starts around 8am featuring, food, drinks, and of course, celebrating a deep-rooted football rivalry.
Other traditions for the Army vs Navy football game include:
- The Winner of the Game’s Podium to receive the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy.
- Northwest Corner Exchange: A four-minute event where midshipman and cadets in each academy’s fan section exchange chants of “One more time…” followed by a final salute.
- Army vs Navy Half-Time Show: It includes each brigade of midshipmen and cadets marching onto the field and performing the famous “Go Army! Beat Navy!” chant.
This game is steeped in tradition, history and pride, so make sure you tune in on December 12th to experience it first-hand!