1. Spartan Legion Marching Band
The Spartan Legion Marching Band is one of the best parts of a Norfolk State game, so make sure to stay in your seat at halftime. A lot of people show up to Norfolk State games just to see the Spartan Legion, which is a testament to their greatness.
2. Spartan Mascot
You won’t want to miss the shenanigans of the Spartan’s mascot when taking in a Norfolk State game. The mascot entertains the crowd throughout the game with dances and other goofy antics, so keep an eye out for him at the game.
3. Hot Ice
Enjoy the performance of the Hot Ice dance team when taking in a game at Price Stadium. Hot Ice will dazzle you with their routines making them a can’t miss part of any Norfolk State sporting event.
4. Spartan Legion Pregame Walk
Don’t miss the Spartan Legion Marching Band’s pregame walk through the tailgate area. The Spartan Legion’s appearance energizes the crowd and gets everyone ready to cheer on the Spartans to victory making it a must-see part of the pregame festivities.
5. Battle of the Bay
The annual Battle of the Bay between Hampton and Norfolk State is one of the biggest MEAC games of the season making it a must-see. The two Virginia-based rivals have been battling it out on the gridiron since 1963, and the Spartans hold a slim 28-25-1 all-time lead. Come out and cheer on Norfolk State as they look to extend their current three game winning streak against in-state rivals Hampton.
Cheer along with the cheerleaders during your visit to Norfolk State. The cheer squad leads the crowd in a variety of cheers and chants, so join in and give the Spartans as much of a home field advantage as possible.
7. Homecoming Parade
If you’re attending the homecoming football game, make sure to check out the parade before the game. The parade is an excellent way to kickoff a day off tailgating and football fun, making it a can’t miss part of homecoming weekend.