Army-Navy Events & The Patriot Games

December 9-10, 2016 at the Inner Harbor and M&T Bank Stadium

With the Army-Navy Game returning to M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday, December 10, 2016, Baltimore is buzzing with activities for you to get involved in the excitement of this 126-year-old rivalry. Although the game is sold out, the public is invited to attend events over the game weekend. Read below for more information.

Army-Navy Pep Rally
Friday, December 9, Noon
Inner Harbor Amphitheater
Join Baltimore City officials, the Spirit Bands, cheerleaders and fans to get fired up for the big game at the official Pep Rally.

Army-Navy Radio Row
Friday, December 9, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Baltimore Convention Center-Pratt Street Lobby Entrance (Level 4)
USAA will bring in sports talk radio show hosts from stations around the country to talk about the greatest rivalry in sports. Additional broadcasts will take place on Thursday at Pratt Street Ale House and Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium. For details, visit or

Army-Navy Fan Fest
Saturday, December 10, 11 a.m. to kick-off at 3 p.m.
Ravens Walk* and Gate A
Join the pre-game fun with interactive displays from USAA, Chevrolet, US Army, US Navy and CBS Sports Network’s three-hour pre-game show.

Step-Off & March-On
Saturday, December 10, Noon to 1 p.m.
Watch thousands of Cadets and Midshipmen march in a time-honored procession from Camden Yards down Ravens Walk* to M&T Bank Stadium field. *Walkway between Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium (splitting Lots B/C)

117th Army-Navy Game presented by USAA
Saturday, December 10, 3 p.m.
M&T Bank Stadium- Gates open at 11 a.m.
If you don’t have a ticket, tune into CBS television, Westwood One Radio or SiriusXM Satellite Radio.


The Patriot Games
December 9-10, 2016
The Patriot Games are a two-day competition between Cadets and Midshipmen. Points are earned through five events, including a final event at M&T Bank Stadium on game day. The Patriot Games trophy will be presented to the winning team on the field during the Army-Navy Game. All events on Friday December 9th are open to the public.

Leadership Reaction Course
Friday, December 9, 9 a.m.
Fort McHenry Visitor Center – 2400 East Fort Avenue
Leaders receive a mission, then brainstorm, execute and readjust to complete it within a set amount of time. The course includes mental and physical obstacles that require leadership and teamwork. Participants will then perform a 2.5 mile Team Spirit Run to Rash Field at the Inner Harbor.

Zodiac Carry Race
Friday, December 9, 10:30 a.m.
Rash Field to Inner Harbor Amphitheater
Starting at Rash Field, the Cadets and Midshipmen will compete to see which six-man team can be the first to carry a weighted Zodiac boat along the waterfront promenade to the Inner Harbor Amphitheater.

Friday, December 9, 11:30 a.m.
USS Constellation
Dock In the heart of the Inner Harbor and amidst an impressive collection of military vessels, the Cadets and Midshipmen will use teamwork and strength to battle each other in a tug-of-war competition. For information on historic ship tours, please visit

Pull-Up Challenge
Friday, December 9, 12:30 p.m.
Inner Harbor Amphitheater
As part of the official Army-Navy Pep Rally, the spirit bands, mascots, cheerleaders and fans will cheer on the Cadets and Midshipmen as they compete against each other to see who can complete the most pull-ups.

Stadium Obstacle Relay
Saturday, December 10, 1:15 p.m.
M&T Bank Stadium Field (Game Ticket Required)
The Cadets and Midshipmen will compete in a stadium obstacle course as the final event of the competition to determine the 2016 Patriot Games Champion.


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