The Philadelphia Eagles will hold their third and final training camp practice open to the public today on Sunday, August 10th, 2014. Unlike the previous two events at the team's home stadium, Lincoln Financial Field, Sunday's event will be held at the legendary Franklin Field. Also unlike the open practices at Lincoln Financial Field, tickets ARE required for the Franklin Field practice and they are already sold out.
Here's the information you need to know if you have tickets and are planning to attend on Sunday.
10:00 AM EST - Franklin Field gates open (entry points will be located on 33rd Street and South Street)
12:15 PM EST - Practice begins
How to get there
South 33rd and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA
Fans are encouraged to take public transportation, as there will be no reserved parking in the stadium area. Fans who do drive can attempt to find a spot in one of the local paid lots or garages, but space will be limited.
Public transportation to Franklin Field:
Subway – Take the Market-Frankford (Blue) Line to the 34th street stop. Walk East (toward Center City) and make a right on 33rd Street. Franklin Field is located on 33rd Street between Walnut and Spruce Streets.
SEPTA Regional Rail – All SEPTA Regional Rail lines stop at 30th Street Station. Franklin Field is just a short walk away. Walk West (away from Center City) three blocks on Market Street, and make a left onto 33rd Street. Franklin Field is located on 33rd Street between Walnut and South Streets. You can also transfer from 30th Street Station to the Airport, Media/Elwyn, or Wilmington lines that will stop at University City Station. Exit left off train to access stairway to South Street where Franklin Field is adjacent.
Prior to the start of practice, the Eagles will be honoring Alumni on the field.
Alumni who are currently scheduled to attend (subject to change): Fred Barnett, Maxie Baughan, Chuck Bednarik, Bill Bergey, Greg Brown, Harold Carmichael, Garry Cobb, Tank Daniels, Ken Dunek, Gerry Feehery, Ben Hawkins, Vaughn Hebron, Jamaal Jackson, Ken Jenkins, Ike Kelley, Jim Kelly, Mark Konecny, Sean Landeta, Randy Logan, Mike Mamula, Tommy McDonald, Joe Pagliei, Vince Papale, Joe Pisarcik, Mike Quick, Ike Reese, Kevin Reilly, Pete Retzlaff, Lito Sheppard, Duce Staley, Thomas Tapeh, Markus Thomas, Hollis Thomas, Tra Thomas, William Harrison Thomas Jr, Jeremiah Trotter
Player Autographs and Post-Practice Field Access – Every fan entering Franklin Field will receive a scratch-off ticket. "Winning" tickets will reveal either an opportunity to receive player autographs or access the field to take pictures. Fans who are rewarded with these tickets will be directed to the designated areas at the conclusion of practice.
Clear Bag Policy
To continue to provide a safe environment for the public as well as to expedite fan entry upon arrival, the NFL clear bag policy will be in effect for the open practice at Franklin Field. Fans are encouraged to limit the number of items they bring with them to the stadium. For more info on the types of bags allowed, please visit www.lincolnfinancialfield.com/safety.
It doesn't look like there's any rain in the area, but just so you know:
If practice is forced to move away from Franklin Field due to weather, the Eagles will communicate this message as soon as a decision is made. Fans can access this information by calling the Eagles Training Camp Hotline at 215-320-5160, logging onto PhiladelphiaEagles.com and following @Eagles on Twitter. In addition, the team will communicate this information through its e-mail database and all its social media platforms. Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts, there will be no re-scheduling of this practice.