The Wake Forest Demon Deacons play their home games at BB&T Field at Groves Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Deacons have called Groves Stadium home since 1968, and the stadium can hold over 30,000 fans. Often referred to as “The Chapel,” Groves Stadium is known for being loud, and constantly “blacked” out by rabid fans wearing nothing but Deacon black. Two hours before game time fans, cheerleaders, and the marching band meet, high five, and cheer on their favorite Wake Forest player as they ceremoniously follow the Deacon into the stadium. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Wake Forest Demon Deacons football tickets.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Football at BB&T Field at Groves Stadium Address: 411 Deacon Blvd, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27105
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons play their home games at BB&T Field at Groves Stadium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Deacons have called Groves Stadium home since 1968, and the stadium can hold over 30,000 fans. Often referred to as “The Chapel,” Groves Stadium is known for being loud, and constantly “blacked” out by rabid fans wearing nothing but Deacon black. Two hours before game time fans, cheerleaders, and the marching band meet, high five, and cheer on their favorite Wake Forest player as they ceremoniously follow the Deacon into the stadium. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons home bench is on the BB&T Field at Groves Stadium sideline with sections 1-10. Groves Stadium parking information is covered in our Demon Deacons event guide.
Wake Forest vs. North Carolina
In October of 1888, Wake Forest and North Carolina met on the football field for the first time. This matchup was the first intercollegiate football game in the state, and the start of all of the great rivalries that cross Tobacco Road. The Deacons won that first matchup and have played the Tar Heels over 100 times since then. The competition between the teams covers all aspects of the game, from recruiting, to conference championships. When UNC and Wake Forest meet on the gridiron, all of North Carolina is watching.
Wake Forest vs. NC State
Probably the biggest rivalry for Wake Forest, both the Wolfpack and the Deacons have this game circled on the calendar every season. Dating back to 1895, these schools have played each other over 100 times in a rivalry that has only gotten better over the years. Although NC State holds an advantage in the overall series, the last decade has been almost dead even, with both schools landing blows on the other. If you are looking for the high energy, must watch Wake Forest game of the year, this is it.
Wake Forest vs. Duke
Although this matchup has not had the same significance as other inner-state rivalries for the Deacons, it is still a major matchup on Tobacco Road and should not be overlooked. The similarities between these two schools go way beyond simple geographic location. Both programs are coming from small universities that are looking to do big things in athletics. Wake Forest and Duke have both made strides in the right direction, and both have played for the ACC title within the last 10 years.
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How can I buy cheap Wake Forest Demon Deacons tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Wake Forest Demon Deacons football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Wake Forest tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee ACC opponents like Florida State, Virginia Tech, and Clemson 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 Wake Forest tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Wake Forest Demon Deacons football schedule?
The Demon Deacons 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the ACC. Wake Forest plays in the ACC Atlantic Division, which means games against Florida State, Clemson, Boston College, Maryland, Syracuse, and NC State. Game times are announced by the ACC as soon as the TV schedule is set. Wake Forest’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also compete with UNC in North Carolina’s oldest rivalry. If you are looking for Demon Deacons news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Wake Forest Demon Deacons team roster.
Can I buy Wake Forest Demon Deacons football season tickets?
Wake Forest Demon Deacons 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 Wake Forest football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at BB&T Field at Groves Stadium.
What is the best Wake Forest rivalry game during the season?
Wake Forest’s rivalries with the other schools on Tobacco Road are all special. However, the matchup with NC State has evolved into the most fun and contentious due to the similar levels of competitiveness of the two schools over the years, and the fact that they have remained division rivals, ensuring that they will play each other every season.
What is the best game day tradition at a Demon Deacons home game?
After big wins Wake Forest students, fans, faculty, and alumni pack out Hearn Plaza on campus and hurl thousands of rolls of toilet paper into the trees along the plaza. The traditions is known as “Rolling the Quad,” and is a right of passage for students, and an all around great time for everyone else. The tradition has grown since it was first established in the 1950’s and now is common to incorporate hundreds of excited Deacons fans after a win.