Football is back!
Head Coach Norv Turner and the Chargers, winners of four of the last five AFC West titles, will have a total of 9 practices open to the public, including a special night practice at Qualcomm Stadium on Wednesday, Aug. 3 and FanFest 2011 (presented by Bud Light) at the stadium on Saturday, Aug. 6.
For all open weekend practices, fan parking will be available on Murphy Canyon Road and in the Kearny Mesa Business Center, located just south of Chargers Park. During weekday practices, parking is available ONLY on Murphy Canyon Road. Gates will open one hour before the start of practice.Bleacher seating will be available at Chargers Park, however fans are welcome to bring folding chairs to sit on the pavement surrounding the practice fields. Coolers with food, water and soft drinks also are permitted, however cigarettes and alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the property at Chargers Park at any time. Fans may also bring their own cameras, however video cameras and long-lens cameras are not allowed.
Other items not permitted at Chargers Park during Training Camp include: pets (other than service dogs), weapons, chains, stun guns, mace & peppers spray, water guns, fireworks, frisbees, sports balls, beach balls or other inflatable objects, laser pointers, flammable objects, musical instruments or noise making devices and boomerangs.
A complete schedule of open training camp practices is listed below:
Training Camp Practice Schedule/Important Dates
July 30: Practice 4-6 p.m.
July 31: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 1: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 2: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 3: Practice 6:30-9:25 p.m. at Qualcomm Stadium
Aug. 6: 10 a.m.-noon FanFest presented by Bud Light at Qualcomm Stadium
Aug. 7: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 8: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 9: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 11: Chargers vs. Seattle Seahawks (5:00 p.m. PT) at Qualcomm Stadium - Tickets
Aug. 13: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 14: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 15: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 16: Practice 4-6 p.m.
Aug. 21: Chargers at Dallas Cowboys (5:00 pm PT)
Aug. 22: Camp breaks
Aug. 27: Chargers at Cardinals (7:00 p.m. PT)
Sept. 1: Chargers vs. 49ers (7:00 p.m. PT) at Qualcomm Stadium - Tickets
* Scheduling subject to change without notice.
Fans interested in securing season tickets or group tickets can visit the Chargers sales booth during any Training Camp session which is open to the public or by calling 1-877-Chargers or visiting www.Chargers.com.
The Chargers Team Store will be open for all public practices and selling the latest team merchandise and apparel at Chargers Park. There will be a concession stand selling hot and cold food, water and soft drinks, and special visits from the Chargers Girls.