The Denver Broncos’ 2009 training camp will be held at the Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre in Englewood, Colo., with practices open to the public for viewing from Friday, July 31, through Thursday, Aug. 20.
Broncos rookies will report to training camp on Monday, July 27, and there will be limited media availability each day leading up to when veterans report to camp on Thursday, July 30. Please note that the first practices open to the public for viewing occur on Friday, July 31.
Media Barbeque: The Broncos will hold a media barbeque on Monday, July 27, at their training facility. A select number of players will be available to the press that day (no coaches).
Daily Schedule: The complete training camp schedule is listed at the bottom of this advisory. Please note that practice times and dates are subject to change without notice. Days in which the Broncos will hold two practices begin with a morning practice scheduled from approximately 8:45-10:30 a.m. and include an evening practice scheduled from approximately 5:30-7:30 p.m. On days featuring only one session, the club is set to practice from approximately 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Gates for morning, afternoon and evening practices will be open starting one hour before the session begins.
Stadium Practices: The Broncos will practice twice at INVESCO Field at Mile High during their 2009 training camp. On Thursday, Aug. 6, the club will practice at INVESCO Field at Mile High beginning at 6:30 p.m. This session is open to both the public and media, and the entire team will be available to sign autographs for fans after practice.
Denver also is set to practice at its stadium on Monday, Aug. 10, at 8:45 a.m. Please note that this session is open to the media only.
Fan Parking: Parking at the Broncos’ facility is located on the west side of the practice fields and is open on a first-come, first-served basis. Because space is limited, please arrive early. The parking area is open one hour before the start of each practice.
Admission: Practices at the team’s headquarters are open to the public and admission is free. Please refer to the schedule at the bottom of this advisory for specific dates and times of the practices.
Cell Phone Activity: Cell phone activity of any kind by credentialed members of the press as well as fans is prohibited inside credentialed/ticketed areas during training camp practices. This includes calls, text messaging and live blogging as well as transmissions to social networking sites (Twitter, MySpace, Facebook).
ADA: Admission to the Denver Broncos’ 2009 training camp will be ADA accessible.
General Seating: There will be no bleachers at the Broncos’ 2009 training camp, but fans will be able to stand and view the practices from selected areas that will be marked clearly on site.
Lawn Chairs: Lawn chairs will not be allowed at training camp.
Bag Policy: Soft-sided bags no larger than 12” x 12” x 12” will be permitted at training camp.
Cameras: Fans are welcome to use still cameras during Broncos’ 2009 training camp, but video cameras will not be permitted. Only members of the media will be allowed to bring cameras with professional lenses and tripods to training camp.
Autographs: Players will be designated by position group (WRs, DLs, DBs, etc.) to sign autographs for fans after each practice (both morning and afternoon/evening sessions). All autographs will take place in the south end zone of the artificial turf practice field.
Food and Beverages: Food concessions will not be sold during training camp, but non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at training camp. Food and non-alcoholic beverage items will be permitted in small individual quantities.
Umbrellas: Umbrellas of any size will not be permitted inside the Broncos’ training facility. Please bring sufficient wet weather attire if necessary.
Team Store: The Broncos’ team store will be temporarily relocated adjacent to the practice fields during training camp. This area will be clearly marked.
DAILY PRACTICE SCHEDULE FOR THE DENVER BRONCOS’ 2009 TRAINING CAMP
DATE DAY MORNING PRACTICE AFTERNOON/EVENING PRACTICE
7/31/09 Friday 8:45-10:30 a.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
8/1/09 Saturday No Practice Scheduled 2:30-4:30 p.m.
8/2/09 Sunday 8:45-10:30 a.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
8/3/09 Monday 8:45-10:30 a.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
8/4/09 Tuesday No Practice Scheduled 2:30-4:30 p.m.
8/5/09 Wednesday 8:45-10:30 a.m. (Media only) 5:30-7:30 p.m.
8/6/09 Thursday 8:45-10:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m. (Stadium)
8/7/09 Friday No Practice Scheduled 2:30-4:30 p.m.
8/8/09 Saturday No Practice Scheduled No Practice Scheduled
8/9/09 Sunday No Practice Scheduled 2:30-4:30 p.m.
8/10/09 Monday 8:45 a.m. (Stadium – Media only) 5:30-7:30 p.m.
8/11/09 Tuesday 8:45-10:30 a.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
8/12/09 Wednesday No Practice Scheduled 2:30-4:30 p.m.
8/13/09 Thursday No Practice Scheduled – Team Travels to San Francisco
8/14/09 Friday Denver at San Francisco – 7 p.m. PDT
8/15/09 Saturday No Practice Scheduled No Practice Scheduled
8/16/09 Sunday No Practice Scheduled 2:30-4:30 p.m.
8/17/09 Monday 8:45-10:30 a.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
8/18/09 Tuesday No Practice Scheduled 2:30-4:30 p.m.
8/19/09 Wednesday 8:45-10:30 a.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
8/20/09 Thursday 8:45-10:30 a.m. 5:30-7:30 p.m.