The Cardinals will open their fourth training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium with the team's first practice on Friday, July 29. In all, the Cardinals will conduct a total of 16 open practices between July 29 and August 26.
Admission and parking for all practices are free. Fans should be aware that the Kids Interactive Zone and Kids Autograph Experience will not be in operation for practices beginning on Sunday, August 21 when the majority of Arizona schools have resumed. Below are some key details on 2016 Cardinals Training Camp:
PRACTICES: Open practice sessions will be held from 2-4:30 p.m. starting on Friday, July 29 and concluding on Friday, August 26. The full practice schedule is available below.
FREE PUBLIC PARKING: Carparks on the east side of the stadium (Green and Grey) will open each practice day at 12:30 p.m. Guests are advised to use the Green entry off of 91st Avenue. For practices on weekends (Friday through Sunday), additional lots on the West (Orange) side of the stadium will also be available for fans to park.
STADIUM ENTRY AND SECURITY: Fans should enter through Bud Light Gate 3 on the east side of the stadium beginning at 1:30 p.m. each afternoon. Fans can also enter through the Arizona Cardinals Team Shop at the north end near University of Phoenix Gate 2. For practices on weekends (Friday through Sunday), fans can also enter through Hyundai Gate 1 on the west side of the stadium. In accordance with current NFL security guidelines, all fans will be subject to screening including the use of magnetometers prior to entry. In addition, the NFL Clear Bag policy will be in effect and all fans are asked to limit the items brought inside the stadium to speed their entry through security. More information can be found at www.azcardinals.com/stadium/public-safety.html.
FAN SEATING: Open seating for fans will be available on the east side of the stadium in the lower level for all Cardinals practices throughout training camp. For practices on weekends (Friday through Sunday), additional lower bowl seating will be provided on the west side of the stadium.
KIDS INTERACTIVE ZONE: Located on the main concourse at the north end of the stadium, activities here include an inflatable obstacle course, quarterback toss, and combine-like football drills. All children who wish to participate in this activity must register prior to entering the area. Registration tables are located at the entry to the area. The Kids Interactive Zone will not be in operation for practices beginning on Sunday, August 21 when the majority of Arizona schools have resumed. Those practices will still be open to the public.
AUTOGRAPHS: Following practices, select players will sign autographs along the lower field walls for a limited time prior to leaving the field. To ensure all fans have an enjoyable and safe experience, fans are asked to be considerate of each other and especially to those younger fans attempting to get an autograph.
CHILDREN'S AUTOGRAPH EXPERIENCE: A limited number of children between the ages of 2 and 12 will also have the opportunity to participate in a free post-practice player autograph experience. Wristbands for access to this experience will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the Children's Autograph Experience table at the entry to the Kids Interactive Zone. The Children's Autograph Experience will not be in operation for practices beginning on Sunday, August 21 when the majority of Arizona schools have resumed.
KIDS "PEP TALKS": Beginning on July 29 and going through August 6, the Cardinals are inviting children who visit the Kids Interactive Zone to fill out their favorite "Pep Talks." The "Pep Talks" give kids at training camp the opportunity to write letters to their favorite Cardinals players, wishing them good luck and providing them advice for the upcoming season. Fans will be able to fill out Cardinals-customized cards to either leave in the Kids Interactive Zone or to submit to the team's social media platforms.
CONCESSIONS: A wide array of food and beverage offerings will be available at locations throughout the stadium including "Cards Camp Combos" particularly intended for families.
ARIZONA CARDINALS TEAM SHOP: Cardinals merchandise will be available at the Arizona Cardinals Team Shop located at the north end of the stadium by University of Phoenix Gate 2. The store will be open and accessible from both outside and inside the stadium.
RED & WHITE PRACTICE PRESENTED BY UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX: On Saturday, August 6 the Cardinals will host the "Red & White Practice" presented by University of Phoenix from 2-4:30 p.m. More details below:
- Autographs: Following practice on Saturday, the entire team will sign autographs along the lower field wall on both sidelines for a limited time prior to leaving the field. To ensure all fans have an enjoyable and safe experience, fans are asked to be considerate of each other and especially to those younger fans attempting to get an autograph. Guests with disabilities should contact stadium staff upon arrival regarding assistance with player autographs
- 50/50 Raffle: The Cardinals will host a 50/50 raffle at Saturday's practice to benefit Operation Santa Claus from 2:00-3:45 p.m. with registry locations in the main concourse at sections 107, 123 and 135.
- Historical Merchandise: Cardinals historical merchandise, which includes autographed items, will be available for purchase on the east concourse outside of section 125 to benefit Cardinals Charities.
TICKETS: The Ticket Zone will be located inside Bud Light Gate 3 and have Cardinals representatives on hand. Call (602) 379-0102 or log onto www.azcardinals.com for more information.
AZCARDINALS.COM: Practice times are subject to change and fans are encouraged to check the team's official website www.azcardinals.com for the most up-to-date practice info, as well as @azcardinals on Twitter and Facebook.com/arizonacardinals.
Thursday, July 28
Friday, July 29
Saturday, July 30
Sunday, July 31
Monday, August 1
Tuesday, August 2
Wednesday, August 3
Thursday, August 4
Friday, August 5
Saturday, August 6
2-4:30 p.m. RED & WHITE PRACTICE
Monday, August 8
Tuesday, August 9
Wednesday, August 10
Friday, August 12
Cardinals vs. Raiders
Tuesday, August 16
Open practice in San Diego, Qualcomm Stadium, 6-8 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17
Practice in San Diego
Friday, August 19
Cardinals at Chargers
Sunday, August 21
Monday, August 22
Tuesday, August 23
Wednesday, August 24
Thursday, August 25
Friday, August 26
Camp ends, practice closed
Sunday, August 28
* Cardinals at Texans*