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TPS goes to West Point

Spend a day with us at West Point, a national treasure close to home –check out the video.  Contact Fiona Duffy to sign-up.

Cost:
$100 per adult
$50 Per child

Timeline for Sept. 15, 2018:
0730 -Happy Bus departs from TPS (with 14 lucky passengers who do not want to drive).  Those who want to follow the Happy Bus to West Point are welcome.  Others may drive on your own and meet us in our designated parking lot.  Directions to be provided.

0800 -Happy Bus Convoy arrives and establishes the tailgate and begins pre-game activities.  We will set-up by the amphitheater where there will be plenty of room for kids to play games and run around. Some breakfast items will be provided.

0840 -Walk to The Plain- for those who want the full game day experience at West Point.

0855 -Weather permitting watch the cadet drill team-check them out. 

0900 -Cadet Review (Parade).  Watch 2000 cadets emerge from six sally-ports to simultaneously form on the parade field.  After they conduct formal military “reporting” procedures, they’ll conduct a  “pass in review” and march company by company in front of the stands (us).

0945 -Parachute team (skydive) demonstration.  They land right in front of us.

1000 -Walking tour (led by retired Lt. Col. Kasker) with stops at Battle Monument; Trophy Point; statues of Patton, Eisenhower, MacArthur, Thaddeus Kosciuszko and Washington.

1030 -Walk or take the shuttle bus to Michie Stadium  Enjoy Black Knights Alley (just outside the stadium gates, but inside security) where there’s plenty to do for kids and adults- bands, games, drinks and food.

1130 -Head to seats in the west stands at approximately mid-field. 

1140 -Cadet Regiment (1000 cadets) marches on the field, playing of the National Anthem

1150 -Parachute team “jumps in” the game ball (Check out this video)

1158 -Entrance video plays (watch the entrance video) Are you motivated yet! 

1200 Kick-off

1400  About half-time, If you're okay with missing the action on the grid iron, head down the hill back to the tailgate spot and start enjoying Brother’s BBQ

1600 Game ends, take the shuttle or walk to the tailgate.  Enjoy post game tailgating.

1800 Mission complete.