It’s been a busy summer for the workers responsible for bringing Berry’s new Valhalla stadium to life. With construction entering its final stages, thoughts are turning to the Sept. 12 grand-opening football game against LaGrange College. Alumni tickets are now available for those who want to share in the exhilaration as the Vikings rush onto OUR field for the first time.
Five games will be played at Valhalla this fall, including the Sept. 12 opener and an Oct. 3 Mountain Day rematch with Washington University of St. Louis. Last year’s Mountain Day game at Barron Stadium in Rome proved unforgettable, producing Berry’s first-ever varsity win (in overtime, no less) and the GEICO National Play of the Year.
Here’s the complete home schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 12
LaGrange College, 6 p.m. (ribbon cutting at 4 p.m.)
Saturday, Sept. 19
Rhodes College, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 3, Mountain Day
Washington University of St. Louis, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 17
Hendrix College, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 14
Centre College, 1 p.m.
Alumni wishing to purchase single-game tickets can do so in person for $5 each at the Krannert Center information desk the week proceeding each home game or at the stadium gate on game day (pending availability). If you’d rather buy your tickets online (for $6 each) go to BerryGameDay.com, a new website featuring a wealth of game-day information (parking, tailgating, etc.). Season tickets good for all five games can be purchased for $25 at the Krannert Center information desk or online for $30. All seating is general admission.
Free tickets for students, faculty and staff will be available at the information desk in Krannert Center the week preceding each home game. Faculty and staff members are eligible for two free tickets per game. Students receive one. More details will be available soon.
If you can’t wait for the opener, click here to view updated pictures of Valhalla, which includes Williams Field, Clark Track and Dickey Field. Thanks to all who have made gifts through Berry’s LifeReady Campaign supporting this new home for football, men’s and women’s lacrosse, and men’s and women’s track and field. Fundraising is now more than 90 percent complete and will continue until the goal is reached.
We hope you will join us Sept. 12 as we celebrate the stadium’s completion – and cheer our Vikings to victory!