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As you can probably already determine, the atmosphere at an Old Dominion home game is certainly worth experiencing, the only drawback being the age of the stadium and the lack of features that many football fans elsewhere are likely accustomed to. That does not keep everyone from enjoying the entire experience; however, as the south parking lot fills up with tailgaters long before the game is due to begin. The stadium itself houses some unique features, including a loge section and suites, but given the age of the rest of the stadium, this kind of looks out of place. The sun can be an issue in some sections, but if you were to land a ticket for a game, you will not be able to picky anyway. The field is Astro Turf and is well maintained. The band is energetic and provides great energy that the fans seem to feed off of.
The fans are what make the Monarchs games so special. As mentioned, they have sold out every game that they have played in, no matter the opponent. The tailgating parties draw in fans of all ages, and they are there to support Old Dominion in force. The entire team seems to have rallied behind the team, and this certainly bodes well for the future of the team. The University itself is beautiful, so make sure to take that in as well, and then prepare for an exciting game on a Saturday afternoon. Falls in Virginia typically bring great weather, so enjoy.
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