For Immediate Release
July 20, 2017
REDSKINS TRAINING CAMP TO OPEN NEXT THURSDAY
RICHMOND, Va. – The countdown is officially on as the Washington Redskins open training camp Thursday, July 27 at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Va. New in 2017, training camp practices will require a free ticket/fan pass for entry. Fans should visit www.redskins.com/fanpass to receive their e-ticket for access to camp.
E-tickets are mobile friendly and do not need to be printed for access. Fans can also register or pick up their free pass on site if they do not have an email address or wish to register in advance. Children under 13 are not required to register and can enter with a parent or adult’s fan pass. All fans who register by 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 27 will be entered to win tickets to the Washington Redskins vs. Cincinnati Bengals preseason game at FedExField on Sunday, Aug. 27.
Below is the updated calendar of events to be held at training camp and in the Richmond area with further details and registration links:
July 26 Redskins Training Camp Kickoff
July 29 Military Appreciation Day Presented by GEICO Military
July 30 Redskins Day at Richmond Flying Squirrels
Aug. 3 Youth Football Day
Aug. 4 Gatorade Junior Training Camp
Redskins Cheerleader Youth Dance Clinic
Aug. 5 Fan Appreciation Day
Women of Washington Redskins (WOW) VIP Day
WOW Takes RVA Scavenger Hunt
WRC Youth Dance Clinic Performance
Aug. 8 Kids Day
Aug. 10 Redskins Rally
Aug. 13 Social Media Day Presented by CSN
“Jerseys Off Our Back” Presented by Bon Secours
Between practice sessions, fans will have the opportunity to meet Redskins alumni and cheerleaders at our Legends Showcase (new in 2016), participate in various family-friendly activities and purchase Redskins merchandise at the Redskins Team Store retail tent.
Join the Washington Redskins for the Training Camp Kickoff on July 26. The kickoff will be from 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. at The Veil Brewing Company. Larry Michael, Rick “Doc” Walker, Chris Cooley and Brian Mitchell will be in attendance to help with raffles, giveaways and more. For more information, visit http://www.redskinsrally.com/event/training-camp-kickoff/.
Military Appreciation Day, presented by GEICO Military will be July 29. Join Redskins Salute, the Official Military Appreciation Club of the Washington Redskins, for a day where military members can gain access to a military appreciation viewing area (by the amphitheater) by showing a military ID. Members can also sign up for Redskins Salute onsite and fans will receive a free gift (while supplies last). Visit www.RedskinsSalute.com for more information.
Redskins Day at the Flying Squirrels will be July 30. University of Virginia alumnus and current Redskins tackle Morgan Moses will be throwing the first pitch as the Flying Squirrels take on the Erie SeaWolves. The game will begin at 12:05 p.m. and fans are encouraged to show their Redskins spirit by wearing their burgundy and gold gear to the game. For tickets visithttp://www.milb.com/tickets/singlegame.jsp?sid=t3410.
Youth Football Day on Aug. 3 will be the first of its kind by the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation to celebrate youth football in the Richmond area. The first 1,000 youth football players wearing their team jerseys will receive a special giveaway. The day will also feature the Charitable Foundation’s Annual Moms Football Safety Clinic. Visit www.redskins.com/momsclinicfor more information.
Gatorade Junior Training Camp on Aug. 4 is a FREE football clinic open to youth ages 12-14. This camp is designed to focus on football fundamentals and skill development for athletes. All participants must be pre-registered using the following link:http://www.redskins.com/community/gatorade-junior-training-camp.html.
The Redskins Cheerleader Youth Dance Clinic will be Aug. 4 from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Learn a dance taught by the Redskins Cheerleaders and then perform with them during Fan Appreciation Day Aug. 5 at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center. Interested applicants must apply at http://www.redskins.com/cheerleaders/dance-camps/richmond-dance-and-cheer-signup.html#dancecamp.
The Women of Washington Redskins (WOW) will host two events on Aug. 5. The first is VIP Day starting at 12:30 p.m., when WOW members who registered online in advance can receive VIP access, complimentary food and beverages in the WOW VIP tent and an exclusive viewing of training camp. Guests will be chosen via a lottery system. The second event on Aug. 5 is the “WOW Takes RVA” Scavenger Hunt, where WOW members can explore downtown Richmond and its local bars and restaurants to enjoy an evening of fun with fellow members. For access to either of these events, members must register online atwww.WOWRedskins.com.
The Redskins Rally will be Aug. 10 at 7 Hills Brewing Company in Richmond, Va. Fans can enjoy raffles, giveaways, and meet the Redskins Cheerleaders from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., prior to the Washington Redskins taking on the Baltimore Ravens. For more information, please visit http://www.redskinsrally.com/event/preseason-rally-at-7-hills-brewing-company.
The Social Media Day, presented by CSN will be held Aug. 13. One hundred lucky fans will be selected to participate in Social Media Day at Redskins Training Camp on Sunday, Aug. 13. Exclusive giveaways, coach chalk talks, player Q&A’s, VIP access and more are available for Social Media Day participants. Fans can sign up at https://redsk.in/SMDay17.
“Jerseys Off Our Backs” presented by Bon Secours will also occur on Aug. 13. On this day of camp, each player will provide his official camp jersey to a fan following practice. Recipient selection will be at random and will include children only.
Fans are encouraged to download the Official Washington Redskins mobile app to enhance their training camp experience through access to the interactive map, alerts, chances to win VIP upgrades, discounts and more.
2017 Training Camp Cornerstone Partners include Bon Secours Health System, FedEx, Performance Food Group and the City of Richmond. For more information on the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center or the Redskins training camp, please visit www.redskins.com/trainingcamp.