PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Eagles have announced the dates fans can attend training camp in 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field. The team moved Training Camp from Lehigh University to the Novacare Practice Facility for the upcoming season.
There will be five practices open to the public, and will have free admission. Tickets will be required, and can be obtained by fans at PhiladelphiaEagles.com, or by calling 1-800-745-3000 at 2pm on Tuesday, June 18th. Seating will be general admission by section, and there will be an eight-ticket limit per practice.READ MORE: CBS3 Pet Project: As Halloween Approaches, Remember Not All Dogs Will Enjoy Wearing Costumes
There will also be additional practices available on a limited basis to season ticketholders.
The dates of the open practices are July 28th, August 5th, August 11th, August 17th and August 26th.
“We are very excited to hold training camp in Philadelphia this summer,” said Eagles President Don Smolenski in a press release. “We organized the practice schedule at Lincoln Financial Field to begin in late July and run throughout the entire month of August so that our fans and their families would have opportunities to come and see the team up close.”
In addition addition, the Eagles will be holding joint practices with the New England Patriots at the NovaCare Complex from August 6-7 prior to their preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field on August 9. This will be the first time the Eagles have held joint practices with another team during training camp since 1998 when the Eagles held a scrimmage and two joint practices with the Buffalo Bills at Lehigh University. Season ticket holders will be randomly invited to attend these practices as well.READ MORE: AIDS Walk Philly, Region's Largest HIV Awareness Event, Underway At Art Museum
Other Lincoln Financial Field Practice Information
• Parking – Parking for practices at Lincoln Financial Field will be free with lots opening three hours prior to the start of practice (9:30 AM).
• Entry to stadium – The HeadHouse Plaza will open before practice at 10:30 am and the interior gates will open at 11:30 AM. All fans should enter the stadium through the Northeast and Xfinity gates only.
• Concessions – Concessions will be available inside the stadium. Alcoholic beverages will not be sold.MORE NEWS: Religious Leaders Putting Faith Into Action To Stop Gun Violence In Philadelphia