Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets to honor visiting families at Family Day parade
In honor of the families of all Virginia Tech students visiting campus for Family Day, the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will hold a formal review on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 10:30 a.m. on the Drillfield. It will be centered on Burruss Hall.
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will welcome University President Charles W. Steger who will be speaking during the parade. In addition, the Highty-Tighties, the regimental band, will play and Skipper, the Corps of Cadets cannon, will be fired when the cadets first enter the Drillfield, at the first note of the National Anthem, and the first note of "Tech Triumph." There will be three shots total, the first shot will be at approximately 10:20 a.m. and the final shot will be at about 11:10 p.m.
Immediately following the parade the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets museum, located on the first floor of Rasche Hall, will be open for tours and will remain open until 1 p.m.
Free parking is available around the Drillfield and no pass is necessary on the weekends. Parking is also available in the Perry Street Lots and the Perry Street Parking Garage near Prices Fork Road. Find more parking information online or call 540-231-3200.
All are welcome and encouraged to come view the parade.