Events & Programs

NAVY vs. Notre Dame

Date: Saturday, 16 November
Location: South Bend, IN
Time: 3:30 p.m ET/ 2:30 p.m. CT
Coverage: TV: NBC - Radio: Navy Radio Network

Friday 15 November- Chicago, IL

Join the Chicago Alumni Chapter in welcoming the new U.S. Naval Academy leadership at a luncheon at the Chicago Yacht Club. Please consider attending for an informational update on the USNA from the 63rd Superintendent, RADM Sean Buck '83 USN.

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Chicago Yacht Club, 400 E Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

Menu - TBD

Registration - Coming soon

Friday 15 November- South Bend, IN

Following the Chicago events, the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association along with the Naval Academy Athletic Association will relocate to South Bend IN to host an informal Meet and Greet at South Bend's famous O'Rourkes Public House. All alumni, parents and fans are welcome to join us for appetizers, giveaways, and fun. Cash Bar available. 

5:00 to 7:00 p.m

O'Rourkes Public House, 1044 E. Angela BLVD #103, South Bend, IN 46617

Menu: Heavy appetizers, Soda and Water included, Cash Bar available

Registration is OPEN!


Saturday 16 November

The U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association will partner once again with alum Tom Teach '68 for the Navy Tailgate in South Bend, IN. We look forward to hosting all alumni, parents and fans for the 20+ year tradition of tailgate and fellowship. Apologies for the typo in the July/August Shipmate. The game date is Saturday 17 November 2019.

All Naval Academy midshipmen traveling to South Bend, IN for Navy-Notre Dame football and events will attend the tailgate.  ALL midshipmen are required  to check in at the Navy Tailgate with their duty officers and receive their game tickets.  Parents are welcome to attend this tailgate but must register and pay the full adult price to enter the tailgate area/tent. The Naval Academy supplements the midshipmen's attendance to this tailgate but registration is required for all other guests. Thank you for your support and understanding.

Tailgate Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1 hour after the game concludes.

Location: 18443 Bulla Road, South Bend, IN 46637

Menu: Coming Soon!

Adult 21 and over- $50 per person

Young Adult 13 to 20 - $25 per person

Children - 5 to 12 - $15 per person

Online Registration is now OPEN

Mail-in Registration: click and download, payment and form returned to Century Foam Inc, ATTN: Navy Tailgate, P.O. Box 2207, Elkhart IN 46517