The Virginia Cavaliers are one of the most storied programs in the country. Playing in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the Cavaliers play the premier teams on the East Coast. Virginia played its first football game in 1887, making it the oldest program in the South. Since then the Cavaliers have played in over 17 bowl games, and have won multiple conference championships. Many great players have worn Virginia’s Navy and Orange including, Chris Long, Heath Miller, Gene Edmonds, and Ronde & Tiki Barber. Gamedays in Charlottesville are known for having high energy and very well dressed fans. A Cavalier on horseback leads the team onto the field, in one of the most unique entrances in college football. UVA’s unofficial alma mater, “The Good Old Song,” is sung loudly and often inside of Scott Stadium. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Virginia Cavaliers football tickets.
Virginia Cavaliers Football at Scott Stadium Address: 1815 Stadium Road Charlottesville, Virginia, 22903
The Virginia Cavaliers play their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia. Scott Stadium has been home to the Cavaliers since 1931 and seats over 60,000 fans. Watching the Cavalier on horseback lead the team onto David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium is one of the most unique experiences in college football. Once in the stadium, you’ll see the traditions of “Guys in Ties, and Girls in Pearls,” as UVA fans are traditionally some of the nicest dressed in the country. The Virginia Cavaliers home bench is on the Scott Stadium sideline with sections 121-131. Scott Stadium parking information is covered in our Cavaliers event guide.
Virginia vs. Virginia Tech
Dating all the way back to 1895, this Old Dominion rivalry is the biggest all-Virginia rivalry game in college football. The two schools battle for the right to take the “Commonwealth Cup” back to their campus. The competition between the two schools is so fierce, that the week before the game is often referred to as “Hate Week,” with fans from both schools taking cracks at the other. All in all this is a great example of why inner-state rivalries are so much fun.
Virginia vs. North Carolina
Known as “The South’s Oldest Rivalry,” this game was first played in 1892, and has been played annually since 1919. Often touted as a “Gentleman’s Rivalry,” this game is known for class and sportsmanship. But don’t let that fool you, the competition on the field is fierce, with home field advantage proving to be an immense factor for both schools. This matchup is currently the 4th oldest among major college football programs, and all the history, class, and great competition make this one of the best rivalries in the ACC.
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How can I buy cheap Virginia Cavaliers tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Virginia Cavaliers football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Virginia tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee ACC opponents like Florida State, Virginia Tech, and North Carolina can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer best opportunity to purchase Virginia tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Virginia Cavaliers football schedule?
The Cavaliers 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the ACC. Virginia plays in the ACC Coastal Division, which means games against Duke, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, and Virginia Tech. Game times are announced by the ACC as soon as the TV schedule is set. Virginia’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Cup. If you are looking for Cavaliers news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Virginia Cavaliers team roster.
Can I buy Virginia Cavaliers football season tickets?
Virginia Cavaliers season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Virginia football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Scott Stadium.
What is the best Virginia rivalry game during the season?
The rivalry with North Carolina is one of the best matchups on the East Coast. It is not often that two teams meet annually for over 90 years, and in this case, makes the game all the more intriguing. The usual class of both fan bases, and desire to dominate the region, division, and conference give this game everything it needs to be great each and every year.
What is the best gameday tradition at a Cavaliers home game?
One of the more unique traditions at Virginia is the dress code that students and alumni have for games. Girls often wear sundresses and guys wear shirts and ties. Although the dress code is “unofficial,” many Cavaliers fans follow the tradition and make Scott Stadium one of the classier places to watch a college football game.