Game Details for Fans - Virginia Tech vs. West Virginia, FedExField - Landover, Md.

BLACKSBURG – Sunday is the much-anticipated renewing of the rivalry against West Virginia as the No. 21 Hokies square off against the No. 22 Mountaineers for the Black Diamond Trophy. Here's a quick rundown of information for fans to answer the most frequently asked questions leading up to the game.

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FedExField Fan Guide

Purchase Parking

* Football gameday parking will open at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 3 – Tech parking is located in the following lots: Orange A, Green A, Orange G, Orange H (map)

Q. How late does the Metro run on game day?

Please be aware that the last trains to depart the Morgan Boulevard Metro Station are as follows: Silver line in the direction of Wiehle-Reston: 10:24pm; Blue line in the direction of Franconia-Springfield: 10:31pm. With a scheduled kickoff of 7:30 PM, it is likely the last WMATA trains to depart Morgan Boulevard will do so before the end of the game.

More Information about the Metro

Q. Are tickets still available?
The allocation of tickets reserved for Virginia Tech sales for the game have been sold out. A limited number of tickets are still available through the Redskins via TicketMaster (link).

Q. What time is the game and what time do stadium games open?
Sunday’s kickoff time is set for 7:30 p.m. ET at FedEx Field. Stadium gates open at 5:30 p.m. Virginia Tech Will Call Tickets will be located at Gate E and will open at 4:30 p.m.

Q: Any special events for Sunday’s game?

If you are in the DC area on Saturday before the game there are several activities planned for Spider Kelly’s in Arlington, Va.

3181 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia
3pm - 5:30pm: Hokie Club Kickoff Event - Enjoy food and drink with fellow Hokies and Virginia Tech Athletics Staff
5:30pm - 6:30pm: Tech Talk Live! w/ Jon Laaser, Mike Burnop & guests
6:30pm - 9pm - D.C. Hokies Alumni Event

On Sunday, there is a pre-game tailgate

HOSTED BY - Hokie Club, Alumni Association and the Office of Special Events
WHEN - Sunday from 3:30pm - 6:3pm
WHERE - Bud Light Party Pavilion
Registration for the tailgate is now OPEN. Adults are $40, children 6-12 are $20, and those 5 and under are free – More Information & Registration

Q: Are there any special events on Sunday and what is the halftime entertainment?

Greet the team at 5:30 p.m. between stadium gates B & C. The halftime entertainment will be provided by the Marching Virginians. WVU’s band will take the field for the pregame show.

Q: What should I wear?

Show your Hokie pride by wearing Maroon & Orange. Currently the forecast is for sunny skies, highs in the low 80s before cooling off in the evening, so be prepared with your summer Hokie gear and sunscreen for the day and a Virginia Tech jacket that night.

Q. What weather can we expect for the game?
Sunday’s high temperatures are anticipated in the low 80s and sunny with 8 mph winds from WSW. Sunrise is at approximately 7:08 a.m. and setting at 8:04 p.m. Humidity will be around 64 percent and a 10 percent chance of precipitation during the day. That night lows will be in the low 60s with clear skies and winds from the SW at 5-10 mph. Humidity will be around 79 percent with a 10 percent chance of rain. As always, continue to check the forecast as we get closer to game time.

Q. What TV channel is the game on?
The game is being broadcast on ABC with Steve Levy serving as the play-by-play announcer, Brian Griese as the analyst and Todd McShay on the sideline. WatchESPN -

Q. How can I listen to the Hokies on the radio?
WBRW 105.3 FM will carry the game in Blacksburg

Follow this link for complete list of IMG Sports Radio Network Affiliates

Satellite Info (Tech Broadcast): Sirius Channel 81 | XM Channel 81 | Internet Channel 81

Listen digitally through the HokiesXtra app or TuneIn

Q. How can I follow the Hokies online? will provide comprehensive coverage throughout game day, bringing you closer to the Hokies than anyone else can with photos, videos and insights from inside the team. In addition, @VT_Football and @HokieSports on Twitter will have live pregame, in-game and postgame updates.

Q. When/where is “The Hokie Walk” taking place?

The Hokies arrive at 5:30 p.m. between gates B & C at the stadium. Be there to welcome the team before the game.

Q: Are there any road construction issues that could impact my travel plans?

Most likely. Many interstates converge in the DC area, plus you should always be prepared for traffic on the belt way. Please check Virginia and Maryland Department of Transportation for up-to-date information on construction and traffic.

VDot - Follow @VaDot and @VaDotNova on Twitter or download the free VDot 511 app for real-time traffic info.

MDot – Follow @MD511State and @MD511Southern on Twitter for up-to-date information about traffic.

Q. What items are restricted or permitted at FedEx Field?
FedEx Field has adopted several “best practices” that have been implemented at many major collegiate, professional and entertainment venues nationwide. Be sure to bring your clear bags because they are also a requirement for admittance to FedEx Field.

Non-Allowable Items

In order to provide a more enjoyable experience and for the safety of all fans, the following items are not allowed in the stadium:

  • Clear bags larger than 12” x 6” x 12”
  • Bags, including: backpacks, gym bags, duffel bags, diaper bags, packages, briefcases, purses, fanny packs, etc.
  • Food and beverages of any kind
  • Seat cushions with zippers or pockets
  • Umbrellas (plastic ponchos are available for sale at select merchandise areas)
  • Bottles, jugs, thermoses, cans, coolers, or any other container
  • Animals (except for certified guide dogs assisting disabled guests)
  • Whistles, horns and other noise makers
  • Weapons, firearms
  • Illegal drugs
  • Folding chairs and strollers

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