The Buccaneers have released their public training camp schedule, which will feature nine free, open practices for the fans, starting Friday night. The Bucs will also have a night practice at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, August 6.
With Monday’s agreement by the NFL players and owners on a new collective bargaining agreement that is expected to last for the next 10 years, life is returning to normal for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Although the Bucs will report to training camp on Thursday, their first actual training camp practice will be held on Friday. On Monday afternoon, the team announced their public training camp schedule for the 2011 season, which features
“Buccaneers fans have a lot to be excited about,” said Buccaneers co-chairman Bryan Glazer. “And we look forward to seeing them very soon at training camp and night practice, as well as our home preseason games versus the Patriots and Dolphins.”
For the third straight year, the Buccaneers will host training camp at One Buc Place, starting on Friday, July 29, with an evening session from 5:15-7:15 p.m. The full public schedule is listed below. 2011 Training Camp PUBLIC SchedulePLEASE NOTE: Practice schedule and times are subject to change
Friday, July 29 – 5:15 – 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 30 – 2:30 – 4:35 p.m.
Sunday, July 31 – 5:15 – 7:15 p.m.
Monday, August 1 – 5:15 – 7:15 p.m.
Wednesday, August 3 – 2:30 – 4:35 p.m.
Friday, August 5 – 2:30 – 4:35 p.m.
Saturday, August 6 – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (night practice at RJS)
Tuesday, August 9 – 2:30 – 4:35 p.m.
Sunday, August 14 – 2:30 – 4:35 p.m.
No tickets are required for fans to be admitted to camp in 2011. Those wishing to attend should monitor Buccaneers.com for practice updates, as the schedule is subject to change. Buccaneers.com also features training camp guidelines, including parking information and a map of One Buccaneer Place.
This year, every public session will be held on Field 3 for optimal viewing, and will also feature autograph sessions, free parking, a merchandise tent, discounted concessions and appearances by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders and the Captain Fear mascot.
The Bucs will also be having a free night practice, sponsored by Bright House Networks, which will be held at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, August 6, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. This popular event will feature practice under the lights, free parking, $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, plus a fireworks show.
The Buccaneers will travel to Kansas City to face the Chiefs on Friday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. for their first preseason game and then will host the New England Patriots at Raymond James Stadium on Thursday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a home game against the Miami Dolphins on Saturday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay closes its preseason slate at Washington against the Redskins on Thursday, September 1 at 7:30 p.m.
The regular season kicks off on Sunday, September 11 at 1:00 p.m., with the Buccaneers hosting the Detroit Lions.
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