Duke Football Sets Promotional Dates

1-31DURHAM, N.C. – Kicking off with the annual Employee Appreciation Day when the Blue Devils host N.C. Central in the Bull City Gridiron Classic on September 2, Duke has set its promotional themes for the 2017 season.

In week two, Duke will host Northwestern on September 9 for Youth Day and Durham Day. One week later, the Blue Devils entertain Baylor to celebrate Homecoming, Unity Day, Cheer Day and Former Player Day. Closing out the month on Friday, September 29, Miami visits Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium for Scout Night and Youth Sports Night.

Duke’s home contest against Florida State on October 14 features Band Day and Teacher Appreciation Day. On October 21, Pitt travels to face the Blue Devils for Family Weekend and Iron Dukes Day. The final home game of the regular season, a November 18 tilt with Georgia Tech, will serve as Senior Day and Military Appreciation Day.

Season tickets are available online at GoDuke.com or by calling the Duke Athletic Ticket Office at 919-681-BLUE.

2017 Duke Football Schedule (2016 Record; Bowl game)
2 – ^N.C. CENTRAL (9-3; 10-9 loss to Grambling in Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl)
9 – #NORTHWESTERN (7-6; 31-24 win over Pittsburgh in New Era Pinstripe Bowl)
16 – *BAYLOR (7-6; 31-12 win over Boise State in Motel 6 Cactus Bowl)
23 – at North Carolina (8-5; 25-23 loss to Stanford in Hyundai Sun Bowl)
29 – +MIAMI (9-4; 31-14 win over West Virginia in Russell Athletic Bowl)

7 – at Virginia (2-10)
14 –% FLORIDA STATE (10-3; 33-32 win over Michigan in Capital One Orange Bowl)
21 – ~PITTSBURGH (8-5; 31-24 loss to Pittsburgh in New Era Pinstripe Bowl)
28 – at Virginia Tech (10-4; 35-24 win over Arkansas in Belk Bowl)

4 – Open date
11 – at Army West Point (8-5; 38-31 win over North Texas in Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl)
18 – &GEORGIA TECH (9-4; 33-18 win over Kentucky in Taxslayer Bowl)
25 – at Wake Forest (7-6; 34-26 win over Temple in Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman)

^Employee Appreciation Day
#Youth Day/Durham Day
*Homecoming/Unity Day/Cheer Day/Former Player Day
+Scout Night/Youth Sports Night
%Band Day/Teacher Appreciation Day
~Family Weekend/Iron Dukes Day
&Senior Day/Military Appreciation Day