ACC releases 2020 football schedules for Virginia Tech, UVA

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(WFXR) – The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) released the revised schedules for its member schools — including Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia (UVA) — on Thursday morning, allowing each school to play 10 conference games for the 2020 season, along with one non-conference opponent. 

According to Virginia Tech, the 2020 football schedule is set up as follows:

  • Sept. 12 vs. NC State
  • Sept. 19 vs. UVA
  • Oct. 3 at Duke
  • Oct. 10 at North Carolina
  • Oct. 17 vs. Boston College
  • Oct. 24 at Wake Forest
  • Oct. 31 at Louisville
  • Nov. 7 vs. Liberty
  • Nov. 14 vs. Miami
  • Nov. 21 at Pitt
  • Dec. 5 vs. Clemson

However, Virginia Tech says all home games are subject to change.

As for the capacity of Lane Stadium, officials say that is still undetermined at this time, but they expect to release information about the ticket request process for season ticket holders and Hokie Club members in the next seven to 10 days.

In addition, Virginia Tech says all season ticket holders have the chance to convert their ticket purchase into an outright donation to the Hokie Scholarship Fund, treat their ticket as a credit on their account, or request a refund.

As for UVA, the university announced the following schedule for the 2020 football season:

  • Sept. 11 vs. VMI
  • Sept. 19 at Virginia Tech
  • Oct. 3  at Clemson
  • Oct. 10 vs. NC State
  • Oct. 17 at Wake Forest
  • Oct. 24 at Miami
  • Oct. 31 vs. North Carolina
  • Nov. 7 vs. Louisville
  • Nov. 14 vs. Duke
  • Nov. 28 at Florida State
  • Dec. 5 vs. Boston College

Furthermore, according to Virginia Tech’s news release on Thursday, Aug. 6, the 2020 football season “will mark the first time the Commonwealth Clash game against UVA hasn’t been played on Thanksgiving weekend since 2005. It will mark the first time the in-state foes will meet in the month of September since Frank Beamer’s inaugural season when the two teams played on Sept. 19, 1987.”

For their non-conference games, UVA’s football team is reportedly set to play against Virginia Military Institute (VMI) on Friday, Sept. 11 while Virginia Tech is scheduled to play against Liberty University on Saturday, Nov. 7.

The Cavaliers and the Hokies have both open weekends on Saturday, Sept. 26, but then UVA will be open on Saturday, Nov. 21 while Virginia Tech is open on Saturday, Nov. 28, according to the universities’ statements Thursday.

Meanwhile, officials say the ACC championship game is slated for either Saturday, Dec. 12 or Saturday, Dec. 19 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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