Bills Announce Training Camp Opening Date

July 9, 2010 Updated May 25, 2010 at 4:17 PM EDT

By WKBW Sports


Bills Announce Training Camp Opening Date

July 9, 2010 Updated May 25, 2010 at 4:17 PM EDT

Orchard Park, NY - (Buffalo Bills Release) - The Buffalo Bills announced today that the Verizon Wireless Training Camp schedule will begin on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at the St. John Fisher campus in Pittsford. This marks the 11th year that the Bills will hold their training camp in the Rochester region.

The first open practice to fans is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, July 29 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. The first night practice will be the following evening on Friday, July 30th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Admission is complimentary for all fans. Tickets are required for each of the tentatively scheduled eight night practices throughout training camp.

The eight night practice dates are tentatively scheduled for Friday, July 30; Monday, August 2; Wednesday, August 4; Friday, August 6; Monday, August 9; Wednesday, August 11; Monday, August 16; and Sunday, August 22.

The last practice of the Buffalo Bills Verizon Wireless Training Camp is scheduled for Tuesday, August 24.

Details on when and how to obtain the complimentary night practice tickets will be made available at a later date. The daily finalized training camp schedule will also be made available on at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, May 27.

“Verizon Wireless is proud to be the title sponsor of the 2010 Verizon Wireless Training Camp and we’re thrilled for the team’s return to St. John Fisher,” stated Russ Preite, president of Verizon Wireless’ Upstate New York Region. “The Bills camp is one of the premier fan experiences in the NFL and a great event for the Rochester community. The Bills are one of the most well-known and respected brands in Upstate New York, and training camp helps strengthen our alignment with the team.”

In addition, Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will host a one-day football clinic for kids ages eight through eighteen at St. John Fisher College on Monday, July 26 to kickoff the return of the Bills to Training Camp. For more information on the Jim Kelly Football Camp and one-day clinic, fans may visit or call 716-204-0900.

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