Starting on Saturday, July 28th, the Dolphins will hold their first weekend training camp practice which will be Family Day at Training Camp. As a part of this special day fans are encouraged to attend the 8:40 a.m.* practice with their families. Some of the day’s activities will include a Gatorade Junior Training Camp for kids, Training Camp facility tours, specialty food vendors, Miami Dolphins cheerleader autographs, player autographs, interactive games, inflatables and a prize wheel.
A week after Family Day at Training Camp, the Dolphins will hold Back to Football Powered by South Florida Ford morning practice at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday August 4th for another opportunity for fans to see the team get ready for the 2012 NFL campaign. The practice is scheduled to begin at 9:15 a.m. and will feature the first intra-squad scrimmage of training camp as well as entertainment and activities, special experiences and promotions. Included in the entertainment portion of the practice will be the first full squad performance of the 2012 Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders, auditions for the 2012 Miami Dolphins National Anthem singers, interactive games and contests, as well as the opportunity to purchase items during the Dolphins Equipment Room garage sale. Items that will be available include authentic Miami Dolphins helmets, uniforms, and other sideline apparel.
The first 1,000 fans attending the August 4th practice will receive two complimentary tickets to one of the two Dolphins home pre-season games courtesy of South Florida Ford, The practice will also feature a Select-A-Seat at the Stadium program where fans can physically see seats that are available with a season ticket membership. The best seats are reserved for season memberships and they include exclusive benefits such as special access, unique experiences and savings.
The third unique practice will take place on Wednesday, August 8th, as the team will take to the field under the lights in Davie for the only night practice of 2012. The two hour practice is scheduled to begin at 6:25 p.m.* at the team’s training facility on the campus of Nova Southeastern University.
Fans attending any of the listed practices will also be able to enjoy the following activities:
· Over two hours of scheduled practice time
· Cheerleaders meet-and-greet opportunity
· Player autograph session
· Alumni autograph session
· Fun with TD, the Dolphins’ mascot
· Prize Wheel – win autographed items and memorabilia with proceeds benefitting the Miami Dolphins Foundation
Fans who purchase season tickets at any of the practices will receive additional benefits including VIP access at Training Camp, autographed Hard Knocks poster and 10% discount at the team store.
· Admission and parking to all events are FREE.
· On Saturday, August 4th, Sun Life Stadium parking gates will open at 8:00 a.m. with the team scheduled to begin practice at 9:15 a.m.
*Please note- for the July 28th and August 8th practices, practice will begin in the practice bubble which will not be visible to the fans attending. The team will begin drills on the two outside fields at the times listed above, which are approximately 40 minutes after the previously announced times.