BLACKSBURG – Forward of Virginia Tech’s males’s and girls’s basketball groups starting their seasons this Wednesday, and with capability set at 250 folks as a consequence of a Commonwealth of Virginia mandate, Tech athletics has introduced numerous digital fan engagement alternatives through which followers can take part whereas they cheer on the Hokies from residence.
Followers are inspired to comply with the @HokiesMBB, @HokiesWBB and @hokiesports Twitter and Instagram accounts, together with the Virginia Tech athletics Fb web page.
Followers also needs to replace the HokieSports cellular app to make sure the most recent model is put in as a way to take part in numerous actions.
Behind the Mic introduced by Atlantic Union Financial institution
Produced by Virginia Tech athletics along side Learfield IMG Faculty, Behind the Mic, introduced by Atlantic Union Financial institution, will function a sturdy dwell protection presentation, together with video instantly from the radio sales space with Jon Laaser and Mike Burnop for males’s residence video games and Bryant Johnson for ACC residence ladies’s video games, together with in-game statistics, on-demand video content material and a real-time social media feed.
This expertise might be obtainable free of charge on HokieSports.com and the HokieSports cellular app, and can start roughly 30 minutes earlier than tip-off of every residence recreation.
Digital Gameday Guides
Followers will have the ability to entry official recreation packages instantly from HokieSports.com this season. Get the most recent stats, information and notes digitally forward of every recreation.
Gameday guides for each males’s and girls’s basketball could be discovered right here.
Smithfield Sizzle Sweepstakes
Free bacon is again! Hokie males’s basketball followers can showcase their dance strikes nearly this season for an opportunity to win free bacon as a part of the Smithfield Sizzle Sweepstakes. To enter, merely report a video of your finest dance strikes and add it to your Instagram Story or by way of an entry kind shared on Twitter and Fb – remember to tag @hokiesports and use the hashtag #VTSmithfieldSizzle on Instagram Story. One (1) fortunate winner might be chosen to obtain free bacon from Smithfield throughout the next video games: Penn State (Dec. 8), Duke, (Jan. 12), Virginia (Jan. 30) and Florida State (Feb. 9).
Virginia Lottery Scratcher
Situated inside the HokieSports cellular app and on different digital platforms, followers can play a digital scratch-off lottery ticket introduced by Virginia Lottery. Every scratcher will comprise a prize for Tech males’s basketball residence video games, with the grand prize being customized memorabilia. Followers are inspired to play weekly as extra performs will increase the possibility of successful the grand prize.
The HokieSports cellular app for iPhone could be downloaded right here, whereas Android customers can obtain the app right here.
Cutout Cam introduced by Carilion Clinic
Hokie followers who’ve bought a fan cutout will wish to look ahead to this function as completely different cutouts might be highlighted on social media throughout particular residence video games as a part of the Cutout Cam introduced by Carilion Clinic.
Fan cutouts are nonetheless obtainable for buy by clicking right here. The deadline to order a Cassell Cutout is Tuesday, Dec. 1 at midday ET.
Steal the Bacon introduced by Smithfield
Prior to each residence males’s basketball recreation in January and February, one fortunate Hokie fan can have the possibility to win free bacon for a yr courtesy of Smithfield. Followers can have the chance to foretell the variety of steals Tech will report within the upcoming recreation and people who guess appropriately might be entered to win the grand prize.
Child Race introduced by Virginia529
One in every of Hokie Nation’s favorites, the Child Race introduced by Virginia529 might be again this season, however differently because the race might be carried out nearly someday between January and February on social media. Be looking out on learn how to enter the race later this season. The grand prize might be a Virginia 529 starter account.