1. James Jumbo Elliott Statue

Make sure to check out the statue of legendary Villanova track coach Jumbo Elliott. The statue is a must-see for any longtime ‘Nova athletics fan, so don’t miss it during your trip to Villanova Stadium.


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2. Battle of the Blue

The winner of the annual Delaware-Villanova rivalry game takes home the Battle of the Blue Trophy. The two teams first met on the football field in 1895. However, the rivalry didn’t become a regular fixture until the 1960s. The Wildcats hold a 28-21-1 record in the all-time series, and you won’t want to miss it when the Wildcats try to extend their lead.


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3. Will D. Cat

Will D. Cat is the official mascot of the Villanova Wildcats and can be seen at every ‘Nova football game. He gets into all kinds of antics and is loved by fans, so keep your eyes peeled for Will D. Cat at the game.


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4. Villanova Band

The Villanova Band does an excellent job of creating an intense in-game atmosphere. The band kicks things off before the game with their pregame show. After that, they keep the tempo high by instructing fans when to perform specific chants. The Villanova Band is a big part of any Villanova football game, so enjoy their performance.


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5. Band and Spirit Group Performances at the Tailgate

Don’t miss performances by the band and spirit groups while tailgating at Villanova. The performances get everyone into the Wildcats game day spirit and are a fun way to get hyped up for the game.


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6. Kids Area

If you’re taking the kids to the game, then make sure to stop by the kids area near the fieldhouse. Here you’ll find all kinds of kids activities including football related games, so stop by and check it out.


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7. Mayor’s Cup

Only 15 miles separate Temple and Villanova meaning you’ll find a lot of fans of both teams when these two-Philadelphia area teams meet. The rivalry between Temple and Villanova began in 1928, and you’ll be in for a good matchup whenever these two square off. The all-time series is tied at 15-15-2, so don’t miss it when the Wildcats take on the Owls.


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8. Cheerleaders

Like the Villanova Band, the Villanova cheerleaders are also an integral part of the in-game experience. The cheerleaders lead the crowd in a variety of cheers, so make sure to join in the cheers and aid the Wildcats in their quest for victory.


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