1. Tailgater of the Game
Don’t miss your chance to be named the “Tailgater of the Game.” Iggy and the Holy Cross street team go around looking for the best tailgate before the game, so bring your A game and take home some cool prizes.
2. Goodtime Marching Band
The Goodtime Marching Band has been entertaining the crowd at Fritton Field since 1910 and are a big part of the Holy Cross game day experience. The band puts on an excellent pregame, halftime, and postgame show, so don’t leave your seat when you see them take the field.
3. Premier Lot
If you’ve ever wanted to tailgate on a baseball field where Ted Williams homered, then the Premier Lot is the place for you. The Premier Lot is located on the baseball field at Fritton Field and opens three hours before kickoff.
4. Ram-Crusader Cup
You won’t want to miss it when Holy Cross squares off with Patriot League rivals Fordham. The Crusaders and Rams have been battling it out on the gridiron since 1902, and the winner takes home the Crusader-Ram Cup as well as bragging rights making every matchup between these two a must-see event.
5. Crusader Mascot
Don’t miss the Crusader mascot at the game. The mascot performs all kinds of antics and is a fun part of the game, especially for kids, so keep an eye out for him during your trip to Worcester.
6. Retired Numbers
The retired numbers are located over the visitors’ bleachers and honor some of the greatest players in Holy Cross football history. The Crusaders have a rich football history and even went to the 1946 Orange Bowl, so take a moment to check out the retired numbers before the game.
The Holy Cross cheerleaders pump up the crowd with their cheers and chants throughout the game, making them a can’t-miss part of any game. Join in the cheers and give the Crusaders as much of a home field advantage as possible.
8. Holy Cross-Boston College Rivalry
The rivalry between Holy Cross and Boston College has been dormant since 1986, but the two Massachusetts-based rivals will renew their rivalry in 2018. The two schools have met 82 times over the years, and there is a lot of bad blood and bragging rights between these two, so make sure to be in attendance when the Holy Cross-Boston College rivalry is revived.