After a pandemic year with COVID-19 changing the sports landscape in the country, things are slowly getting back to normal.

One of those things that football fans look forward to each season is the start of training camp and finding out which practices will be open to fans. For Bucs fans, many have yet to see star QB Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski and others in person.

But that will soon change as the Buccaneers announced the training camp schedule.

In accordance with continuing health and safety protocols, the total number of attendees at training camp will be capped each day. As a result, there will be no access for general public viewing and attendance will be limited to season pass members, luxury suite owners, Stadium Club members, premium seat holders and sponsors, prioritized by tenure on a first-come basis.

This season, all of the team’s 16 viewable practices will take place in the morning, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The practice sessions are scheduled to be held outside on the primary practice fields at AdventHealth Training Center and will feature covered bleacher seating for those in attendance.

A digital ticket – available through the Ticketmaster account manager for all members – will be required for entry to all practice sessions. There will be a $5 reservation fee per ticket with proceeds going to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Foundation to uplift our community, inspire our youth and drive social change through programs that enrich the lives of families in our region.

Below is the schedule of dates.

  • Sunday, July 25: Season Pass Members
  • Monday, July 26: Stadium Club Members
  • Tuesday, July 27: Season Pass Members
  • Wednesday, July 28: Season Pass Members
  • Friday, July 30: Season Pass Members
  • Saturday, July 31: Season Pass Members
  • Sunday, August 1: Season Pass Members
  • Tuesday, August 3: Season Pass Members
  • Thursday, August 5: Military Day presented by USAA
  • Friday, August 6: Women of Red
  • Saturday, August 7: Stadium Club Members
  • Monday, August 9: Community Day – Special Olympics/Arians Foundation
  • Tuesday, August 10: Stadium Club Members
  • Wednesday, August 11: Season Pass Members
  • Tuesday, August 17: Season Pass Members
  • Wednesday, August 18: Season Pass Members

“We are thrilled to welcome back our most tenured season pass members and our great corporate partners to AdventHealth Training Center for training camp this year as we continue preparations for this much-anticipated follow up to last year’s historic season,” said Buccaneers Chief Operating Officer Brian Ford. “With the return of fans to training camp and a sold-out crowd for the upcoming season at Raymond James Stadium, the excitement surrounding Buccaneers football is stronger than ever. The energy that the fans bring to our team creates a special atmosphere that our players feed off of and we can’t wait to see that passion on display once again.”

The team’s first practice of training camp will be on Sunday, July 25. The first time that the players will be permitted to wear pads will be on Saturday, July 31, which will be part of the league-wide initiative Training Camp: Back Together Saturday. The team will also host joint practices with the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday, August 17, and Wednesday, August 18.

– Part of this report is courtesy of the Buccaneers communications department


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About the Author: Mark Cook

Mark Cook currently is the director of editorial content and Bucs beat writer and has written for since 2011. Cook has followed the Buccaneers since 1977 when he first began watching football with his Dad and is fond of the 1979 Bucs team that came within 10 points of going to a Super Bowl. His favorite Bucs game is still the 1979 divisional playoff win 24-17 over the Eagles. In his spare time Cook enjoys playing guitar, fishing, the beach and family time.Cook is a native of Pinecrest in Eastern Hillsborough County and has written for numerous publications including the Tampa Tribune, In the Field and Ya'll Magazine. Cook can be reached at [email protected]
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10 months ago

Disappointing to see that only season ticket holders and other select groups of people will be allowed to training camp this year. Between that and charging $5 for a ticket reservation I see a trend developing going forward and that my days of attending training camp are over after going every year since 2008 until last year. For those that argue “then buy season tickets like the rest of us” money isn’t issue, logistics are since I live down in south Florida. I won’t be a season ticket holder until I retire which is a long ways away. It’s a… Read more »

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10 months ago

Pink: Since I have two west side club seats and eight (2, 4 and 2) west side lower bowl seats with three separate accounts and a really high priority, I got you covered. I was just writing down which of the practices I want to attend. For sure the July 31st one, August 1st, August 7th and August 18th with the Titans. I would love to have you join me.

Reading that the girls are already 7 and 9 makes me feel a bit old.