CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Atlantic Coast Conference released the 2020 football schedules for its member institutions today (Jan. 22). Virginia’s slate features 12 regular-season games, including six home games and the season-opener against Georgia in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Monday, Sept. 7. Starting times for all contests and the home games designated for Homecomings and Family Weekend will be announced at a later date.
In 2020, Virginia will host VMI (Sept. 12), UConn (Sept. 19), North Carolina (Oct. 3), Miami (Oct. 31), Louisville (Nov. 7), and Pitt (Nov. 21). All six of UVA’s home games will be played on Saturdays.
Season tickets for Virginia home games will go on sale Jan. 29.
In addition to the season opener against Georgia, UVA will travel for contests at Clemson (Sept. 26), at Georgia Tech (Oct. 17), at ODU (Oct. 24), at Duke (Friday, Nov. 13) and at Virginia Tech (Nov. 28).
The Cavaliers’ season-opener at the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game marks the first time UVA has opened a season at a neutral site since starting the 1989 campaign vs. Notre Dame at the Kickoff Class played in East Rutherford, N.J. The game will be televised by ESPN.
UVA faces seven teams that appeared in bowl games last season – Georgia (Allstate Sugar), Clemson (Fiesta Bowl/CFP National Championship), North Carolina (Military Bowl), Miami (Walk-On’s Independence), Louisville (Franklin American Mortgage Music City), Pitt (Quick Lane) and Virginia Tech (Belk).
The Cavaliers have an off weekend on Saturday, Oct. 10. UVA does not face ACC foes Boston College, Florida State, NC State, Syracuse and Wake Forest in 2020.
2020 Virginia Football Schedule
Sept. 7 – vs. Georgia (Monday in Atlanta)
Sept. 12 – VMI
Sept. 19 – UCONN
Sept. 26 – at Clemson
Oct. 3 – NORTH CAROLINA
Oct. 17 – at Georgia Tech
Oct. 24 – at Old Dominion
Oct. 31 – MIAMI
Nov. 7 – LOUISVILLE
Nov. 13 – at Duke (Friday)
Nov. 21 – PITT
Nov. 28 – at Virginia Tech