NAVY ANNOUNCES NO FANS WILL ATTEND THE BYU GAME
In an email sent to season ticket holders Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk announced fans will not be allowed to attend Navy’s home opener vs BYU on Labor Day night. Fans can watch it on ESPN at 8pm. They feel that even with social distancing and safety protocols in place the risk of Covid transmission is too high. This decision also includes the Brigade of Midshipmen.
Gladchuk also stated that he is optimistic about season ticket holders being allowed to attend the remaining home games. Attendance will be capped at 30% if fans are allowed and that number equals the 14,000 season tickets sold for the season. This means no tickets will be available to the general public. There are four home games remaining on the schedule after BYU. All of them are AAC matchups.
Navy is trying not to refund money to their season ticket holders because funds are tight due to the pandemic. Season ticket holders can either retain their tickets in case fans are allowed into games this season, donate the money which is 100% tax deductible or receive a credit for the 2021 season.