Miami Dolphins announce 14 camp practices open to fans
JUL 10, 2013 2:32p ET
DAVIE, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins will hold 14 practices open to fans during the team's 2013 training camp, it was announced Wednesday.
The Dolphins' first training camp practice will be Family Day on Sunday, July 21. Players are scheduled to take the field at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University at 8 a.m.
Training camp practices will begin inside the team's practice bubble, which will not be visible to fans. The Dolphins then will work out on two outside fields approximately 40 minutes after the announced scheduled start time.
The Doctors Hospital Training Facility will be the site for 13 of the open public practices, with eight starting at 8 a.m. The six practices with other starting times are:
Monday, July 29 -- 7 p.m. (at Sun Life Stadium)
Wednesday, July 31 -- 6 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 1 -- 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 2 - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 6 -- 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 7 - 1:30 p.m.
Fans wishing to attend an open training camp practice can reserve the limited, first-available 2,000 tickets for free and obtain 2013 training camp information at www.dolphins.com/trainingcamp.
The Dolphins will hold the Back to Football Powered by South Florida Ford evening practice at Sun Life Stadium on Monday July 29, less than a week before Miami plays the Dallas Cowboys in the annual Hall of Fame Game at Canton, Ohio. The practice will feature the first intrasquad scrimmage of training camp, as well as entertainment and activities, special experiences and promotions.
The July 27 and Aug. 11 practices will be open exclusively to season ticket members. The July 28 practice will be exclusive to Fin Club members (www.finclub.dolphins.com).
The final scheduled open public practice will take place on Thursday, Aug. 15. The team then will officially break camp and travel to Houston to play the Texans on Saturday, Aug. 17.
"Once again we look forward to our loyal fans coming out and supporting us during training camp as we prepare for the 2013 season," Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin said. "I along with the coaches, players and the rest of the staff are eagerly anticipating once again taking the field and hope that our fans will share in our excitement and join us at the start of training camp."
There will be limited seating to the first 2,000 fans for the open practices in the bleachers, located on the west side of the practice facility. Fans can reserve limited available tickets for free at www.dolphins.com/trainingcamp. Parking will be available at the Nova Southeastern University Medical School garage, located near the intersection of University Drive and S.W. 30th Street, between Griffin Road and I-595. Access to this garage is off University Drive and S.W. 30th Street.
Practice times are subject to change, and the most updated information can be obtained by calling the Dolphins practice hotline at (954) 452-7004 or by visiting www.dolphins.com/trainingcamp. Fans can also use the hashtag #FinsCamp across multiple social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, vine.co, Instagram, etc.) to interact with fellow fans and Dolphins personalities and staff, as well as to stay current on the latest from 2013 training camp.
This will be the 21st year the Dolphins have hosted training camp at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University in Davie.
MIAMI DOLPHINS TENTATIVE 2013 PUBLIC TRAINING CAMP PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Date Practice Location
Sunday, July 21 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Monday, July 22 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Tuesday, July 23rd 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Wednesday, July 24 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Thursday, July 25 No practice
Friday, July 26 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Saturday, July 27 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility (Exclusive to season ticket members)
Sunday, July 28 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility (Exclusive to Fin Club members)
Monday, July 29 7 p.m. Back to Football Powered by South Florida Ford at Sun Life Stadium
Tuesday, July 30 No practice
Wednesday, July 31 6 p.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Thursday, Aug. 1 1:30 p.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Friday, Aug. 2 11:30 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Saturday, Aug. 3 No practice
Sunday, Aug. 4 8 p.m. vs. Dallas, Hall of Fame Game (NBC)
Monday, Aug. 5 No practice
Tuesday, Aug. 6 11 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Wednesday, Aug. 7 1:30 p.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Thursday, Aug. 8 No practice
Friday, Aug. 9 7:30 p.m. at Jacksonville, EverBank Field (CBS4)
Saturday, Aug. 10 No practice
Sunday, Aug. 11 1 p.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility (Exclusive rookie season ticket members)
Monday, Aug. 12 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Tuesday, Aug. 13 No practice
Wednesday, Aug. 14 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Thursday, Aug. 15 8 a.m. Doctors Hospital Training Facility
Friday, Aug. 16 No practice
Saturday, Aug. 17 8 p.m. at Houston, 8:00 p.m., Reliant Field (CBS4)
*All practices are subject to weather conditions
**Practice will begin in the practice bubble which will not be visible to the fans attending, however the team will begin drills on the two outside fields at approximately 40 minutes after the announced scheduled time.
*** Players will be available to the media at the conclusion of practice.
**** Coach Philbin will be available to the media following player availability.