Family Information

There will be planned activities for family and friends throughout the weekend. All families, friends and spectators are responsible for providing their own housing and meals. 

Opening Ceremonies

Friday Evening (7:30 p.m.) at The Pavilion

“Ask Me Booths"

The VIP/Finance committee will have hospitality booths located at various points on Villanova’s campus, with volunteers ready to assist with questions.

General Festival information, as well as Lost and Found information, can also be obtained at the Ask Me Booths located at Dougherty Drive, Bartley Exchange, and The Ellipse. The booths will be accessible during the following times:

  • Friday 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Family Packets

Family packets will be available at the Ask Me Booths located at the Oreo, Bartley Exchange, and Mendel Field.These packets contain schedules, guides to local attractions, and information on restaurants and places of worship.


  • Opening Ceremonies - Friday Night (7:30 p.m.) in the Pavilion.
  • Victory Dance - Saturday Night (8:00 p.m.) in the Pavilion
  • Closing Ceremonies - Sunday Afternoon (1:00 p.m.) in the Pavilion

Athlete Housing

Games Rules Committee

In case of an appeal to a denied protest, the following individuals will act as the deciding body to rule on the final decision:

Fall Festival Director of Competition -- Matt Zabloudil

SOPA Senior Sports Director -- Michelle Boone

SOPA Staff --  Announced at HOD meeting

HOD --  TJ Dunn, Allegheny 

Alternate HOD --  Kristen Lenig  Northumberland/Snyder