Harvard Football to Play Georgetown at RFK Stadium

RFK Stadium will host the Harvard vs. Georgetown football game Sept. 30 (courtesy Events DC).
RFK Stadium will host the Harvard vs. Georgetown football game Sept. 30 (courtesy Events DC).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard Athletics, in conjunction with Georgetown and Events DC, has announced that the Sept. 30 football game between the Crimson and Hoyas will be played at RFK Stadium in our nation's capital.

"Events DC is excited to host two storied institutions in Georgetown and Harvard at RFK Stadium this fall," says Erik A. Moses, senior vice president and managing director, Events DC Sports, Entertainment and Special Events. "The historic stadium provides an enhanced platform for these student-athletes to have an experience that will last a lifetime and we're happy to partner with Georgetown and Harvard to create memories for the players, students, alumni and fans."

"It is great to be playing at RFK Stadium in one my favorite and most historic cities on the continent," said Tim Murphy, The Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football.

Tickets for September 30 are now available via Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000). All seating is general admission. Discounts are available for youth (ages 3-17) and members of the military; children two and under do not require a ticket for entry. More information about parking and tailgating will be available in the coming weeks through Georgetown Athletics Ticket Office (WeAreGeorgetown.com, 202-687-HOYA (4692), hoyatickets@georgetown.edu).

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation's capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District's hospitality and tourism economy that generates over $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the Stadium-Armory campus, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and surrounding Festival Grounds, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and Maloof Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Events DC also built and now serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. The most recent addition is Gateway DC, an innovative and versatile space featuring a covered and open-air pavilion in the center of a one-acre park, conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com and find us on social media – Facebook (Events DC), Twitter (@TheEventsDC and @TheEventsDC_SED for the Sports, Entertainment and Special Events Division), and Instagram (@EventsDC).

Managed by Events DC, RFK Stadium has been D.C.'s premier multi-purpose stadium since it opened in 1961. The current home of Major League Soccer's D.C. United, RFK Stadium has also served as the home to the National Football League's Washington Redskins and Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals. The historic venue has been home to countless collegiate football games including George Washington University in the 1960's, the Howard-Hampton University rivalry in the 90's, the Military Bowl and AT&T Nation's Football Classic. Additionally, the United States Men's National Team has played 27 soccer games at RFK Stadium, more than any other venue in the world.