Virginia's Orange-Blue Spring Football Game Set for Saturday, April 18
April 13, 2015
Charlottesville, VA – The Virginia football team will hold its annual Orange-Blue Spring Game on Saturday, April 18 at Scott Stadium. The stadium’s gates open at 4 p.m. for pregame activities and the spring game is slated to begin at 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
In addition to the Orange-Blue Spring Football Game, UVa’s annual Shoot Out for Cancer event will be held Saturday at Scott Stadium. On-field activities for kids will take place between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. and include a 40-yard dash, target toss, field goal kick skills contest and the opportunity for fans to run out of the tunnel at Scott Stadium. Additional activities on the stadium’s north concourse include a photo booth, face painting, balloon artists and corn hole games.
The Shoot Out for Cancer activities are sponsored by the athletics department’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the Student-Athlete Mentors. The event supports research efforts by the University of Virginia Cancer Center. This year marks the 22nd time the activity has been held and the second time its been held in conjunction with the Orange-Blue Spring Football Game.
Promotional tables will be set up inside the stadium’s North, East and West Gates. Fans will have an opportunity to pick-up the 2015 football poster, schedule cards, and a roster/autograph card. Raffle tickets will also be available for fans at each promotional table. Raffle prizes include footballs signed by the coaching staff and the team, single-game tickets to each of the Cavaliers’ 2015 home games, and a pair of 2015 Virginia football season tickets.
A Select-A-Seat event will be held in conjunction with the Orange-Blue Spring Game. Fans may visit the CavForce sales booths outside of Sections 106 and 124 for information on 2015 Virginia football season tickets. Seats in both the lower and upper levels will be tagged and new buyers will have the opportunity to select their 2015 seat locations starting at 4 p.m.
The UVa athletics equipment staff will once again be selling authentic game-worn football jerseys and helmets prior to the spring game. Helmets will be available for $100 and jerseys will sell for $50. Cheer uniforms are $35 and pom poms are $10. All jerseys and helmets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Methods of payment include cash and credit cards (no checks). The jersey/helmet sale will take place behind the scoreboard at the open end of Scott Stadium and begins at 4 p.m. when gates at Scott Stadium open.
An autographed carbon fiber Virginia football helmet signed by Eli Harold will also be raffled off before the Spring Game. Raffle tickets are $5 and three for $10 and available at the equipment sale site.
Concession stands and the Cavalier Team Shop merchandise locations inside the east and west gate at Scott Stadium locations will be open.
The 2015 spring award winners will be announced at halftime of the scrimmage. After the scrimmage the team will hold a 30-minute autograph session for fans on the field.
There is no live media coverage of the Spring Game.