The Buccaneers have announced their 2013 training camp schedule, which features 10 practices that are open to the public, including a night practice at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, July 27 from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Click here for a full listing of the times and dates for the open practices.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced their 2013 training camp schedule, which features 10 practices that are open to the public at One Buccaneer Place where the team has been holding its training camp for the past five years. The training camp practices are free and no tickets or passes are required. Gates open at 7:45 a.m.
"This year's training camp marks the beginning of a new and exciting season of football in Tampa Bay," said Bucs chief operating officer Brian Ford. "We are thrilled to give our loyal fans their first glimpse of the 2013 Buccaneers on the field and I know our entire organization is equally excited to get to work on what promises to be a memorable season."
All of the practices at One Buccaneer Place that will be open to the media will take place on Field 3 for optimal fan viewing, and will include autograph sessions, free parking, discounted concessions, merchandise tents and appearances by Captain Fear and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders.
One of the 10 open practices is the team's annual night practice, which will take place at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, July 27 from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Parking is free and there will be discounted concessions that evening, in addition to extended autograph session times for active Bucs players, cheerleaders and Bucs alumni. Parking lots open at 2:30 p.m. and autograph vouchers, which are required for all active player signing sessions beginning at 4:00 p.m. Tampa Bay fans will be treated to a fireworks show at the conclusion of the practice.BUCS TRAINING CAMP DATES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Thursday, July 25 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Friday, July 26 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, July 27 – 6:30 - 9:00 (Night Practice At Raymond James Stadium)
Monday, July 29 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, July 31 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, August 1 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Friday, August 2 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, August 3 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, August 6 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, August 10 – 8:45 - 11:30 a.m.
The Bucs begin their 2013 preseason with a home contest against the Super Bowl XLVII champion Baltimore Ravens at Raymond James Stadium on August 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay will then travel to New England to play the Patriots on Friday, August 16 at 8:00 p.m. in a game that will be nationally televised by Fox.
The Bucs will end the preseason with a road game at Miami on Saturday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m., followed by a home game against Washington on Thursday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay kicks off its 2013 regular season schedule at New York against the Jets on Sunday, September 8 at 1:00 p.m. THe Bucs host the New Orleans Saints a week later on Sunday, September 15 in Tampa Bay's home opener, which kicks off at 4:05 p.m.
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