FYI for those interested in going to the game. Good luck finding a place to stay within 40 miles. Looks like I am tent camping sat after the game as there is nothing in the local area hotel wise.
C/P from CAA Email...
Join the Citadel Alumni Association as The Citadel Bulldogs take on the VMI Keydets in Lexington, Virginia.
The CAA will be gathering at Devils Backbone Brewing Company - 50 North Wind Lane - Friday October 19that 6:30pm. All Alumni and Citadel fans are welcome to attend to enjoy some local libations!
On Saturday, the pregame tailgate will be held at Foster Stadium in the visiting team tailgate area. Alcohol is not permitted anywhere on post, so please plan accordingly. If you have a car you’d like to tailgate in, you must have a special “Citadel Alumni Association Visitors’ Tailgating Lot” parking tag if you want to be in our blocked off area. Limited tags available. There's no charge to tailgate with CAA. Light tailgate snacks will be provided by CAA in the tailgate area, and you're encouraged to bring your own tailgate supplies and food.
Shuttle service can be purchased for Saturday at $10 per person for a roundtrip. The shuttles will run from the Comfort Inn Virginia Horse Center to Foster Stadium at 11:00am and will depart Foster Stadium for the Comfort Inn approximately 30 minutes after the football game. Shuttle service must be secured in advance.
If you're not able to park and tailgate with The Association, there are also several parking options near the VMI football stadium. The VMI parade ground parking is $10. The Roy Smith parking lot is near the courthouse and below the Nelson St. Bridge. The Courthouse parking deck near Lexington Visitors Center offers free parking and is a short walk to the events.
Game tickets can be secured from the VMI Ticket Office.Kick-off is scheduled for 1:30pm. VMI's Foster Stadium has a clear bag policy. The overall fan guide is available here.