Air Force will face Army at Empower Field at Mile High for its home game next season on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023.
The Broncos’ home stadium has hosted a Division I football game 10 times, with the last coming in 2021 when Colorado faced Texas A&M. It will be the first time the stadium has hosted a game between Air Force and Army.
A kickoff time will be determined at a later date, according to the announcement, which came on the birthday of the U.S. Air Force.
“We would like to thank (Director of Athletics) Nathan Pine and the staff at the Air Force Academy for the opportunity to host the Air Force Falcons and Army Black Knights at Empower Field at Mile High,” Sr. Director of Events & Booking Jon Applegate said in a news release announcing the game. “Our stadium, along with the Denver Sports Commission, look forward to hosting fans & service members from Colorado Springs and across the country for this celebrated matchup.”
“We are looking forward to partnering with the Denver Broncos to host the Air Force vs. Army game next season,” Air Force Director of Athletics Nathan Pine said in the release. “Construction on our east side renovation project will not allow us to showcase the service academy rivalry game in Falcon Stadium the way we want to. While the end result at Falcon Stadium will be well worth it, hosting the game at Empower Field in 2023 and working closely with the Broncos staff will create a memorable experience for our players and our fans and will keep the important advantage of playing this game in Colorado.”
Tickets for the game will go on sale in February. Air Force season ticket holders will receive tickets as part of their season-ticket package and receive a free parking pass.
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