This year’s Eagles training camp will feature an open practice at Franklin Field.
The team announced their camp schedule Wednesday. All players will report on July 25. There will be three open practices in all. Two will be held on Monday, July 28 and Sunday, August 3 at Lincoln Financial Field. The third will take place on Sunday, August 10 at Franklin Field, which was the home of the Eagles from 1958-70.
Tickets for the open practice at Franklin Field will be available beginning on Wednesday, July 16 at 10 am by logging onto PennAthletics.com. There will be a limit of six (6) tickets per order. Ticketing questions can be answered by calling 215-898-6151 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All open practices are free of charge. The two practices at Lincoln Financial Field will not require a ticket for entry.
The rest of the practices will be held at the NovaCare Complex and are open to only a limited number of invited guests. Start times for the open practices are scheduled for 12:15 pm, while the practice sessions at the NovaCare are expected to begin at 11:45.
The Eagles will take part in joint practices with the Patriots in New England for three days leading up to their preseason game in Foxboro onAugust 15.
“We are looking forward to another summer of Eagles football in Philadelphia,” said Eagles President Don Smolenski. “Although the total number of open practices has been reduced from last year due to events in and around our stadium as well as the joint practice sessions in Foxboro, we remain committed to providing our fans a fun atmosphere as they get an up-close look at our team, including what we think will be a special day at Franklin Field.”
Some logistical info, courtesy of the Eagles:
· Parking – Parking for practices at Lincoln Financial Field will be free with lots opening three hours prior to the start of practice (9 am).
· Entry to stadium – The HeadHouse Plaza will open before practice at 10 am and the interior gates will open at 11 am. All fans should enter the stadium through the Northeast and Xfinity gates only.
· Seating – Without tickets, seating at Lincoln Financial Field will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
· Concessions – Concessions will be available inside the stadium. Alcoholic beverages will not be sold.