Dolphins Announce "Back to Football" Public Practice Schedule for 2013 Training Camp

Posted Jul 10, 2013

Team begins preparations for 2013 season with Family Day.

The Miami Dolphins will get “Back to Football” as they have announced the team’s first training camp practice will be Family Day on Sunday, July 21, 2013 with the players scheduled to take the field at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University in Davie at 8:00 a.m.

During training camp, practice will begin inside 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.

In all, the Dolphins will host 14 public practices as they prepare for the upcoming 2013 NFL season. Thirteen of the open public practices (listed below) will be held at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. In 2013, eight of the practices open to the public will start at 8:00 a.m. The six practices that do not begin at 8:00 a.m. are the following:

  • Back to Football Powered by South Florida Ford practice at Sun Life Stadium 7:00 p.m. practice on Monday, July 29 
  • 6:00 p.m. practice on Wednesday, July 31 
  • 1:30 p.m. practice on Thursday, August 1 
  • 11:30 a.m. practice on Friday, August 2 
  • 11:00 a.m. practice on Tuesday, August 6 
  • 1:30 p.m. practice on Wednesday, August 7 

Fans who want to attend any open training camp practice can reserve the limited and first available 2,000 tickets for free and obtain 2013 training camp information at

The Dolphins will hold the Back to Football Powered by South Florida Ford, evening practice at Sun Life Stadium on Monday July 29th. The practice under the lights of Sun Life Stadium will provide the opportunity for fans to see the team get ready for the 2013 NFL campaign, less than one week before the 2013 Hall of Fame Game. The practice is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. and will feature the first intra-squad scrimmage of training camp as well as entertainment and activities, special experiences and promotions.

The team also has announced that the July 27th and August 11th practices will be exclusive practices with admission for Season Ticket Members only, while the July 28th practice will be exclusive to Fin Club members

The final scheduled open public practice of 2013 will take place on Thursday, August 15. The team will officially break training camp after traveling to Houston to face the Texans on Saturday, August 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,” said Miami Dolphins Head Coach Joe Philbin. “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.”

Seating at the team's facility will be limited to the first 2,000 fans in the bleachers, located on the west side of the practice facility. Fans can reserve limited available tickets for free Parking is 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 Fans can also use the hashtag #FinsCamp across multiple social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook,, 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 is the 21st year that the Dolphins have hosted training camp at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University in Davie.

Full Training Camp Schedule HERE
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