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Heading out to Bucs training camp? Bring some earplugs for the kids, coach Arians says

Posted: 2:55 PM, Jul 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-26 14:55:45-04
Bruce Arians at introductory news conference

Fans at Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp this year can expect a few differences from years past.

First of all, practice starts much later in the day, with the majority of the 15 public practices beginning at 4 p.m., rather than the morning as in years past.

However, on Thursday new head coach Bruce Arians alluded to another big change.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp opens on Friday with later practice times and mobile ticketing

"We're gonna have fun. It's gonna be different when we put the pads on, there's gonna be a lot of hollering and screaming. Ain't gonna be any damn music, so you'll hear some things — maybe put some earplugs on the kids, but it should be fun. They should see guys working their tails off," Arians said.

Attendance and parking for open practices is free and open to all. You just need to get a free digital ticket from the team website.

These are the dates and start times for Bucs training camp practices open to the public:

Friday, July 26: 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 27: 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28: 4:00 p.m.
Monday, July 29: 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 30: 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 3: 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 6: 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 7: 4:00 p.m.
Monday, August 12: 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 13: 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, August 14: 10:00 a.m.

The following practices have been designated for exclusive viewing opportunities for select groups and are not open to the general public:

Thursday, August 1: 6:30 p.m. (Women of Red)
Friday, August 2: 6:30 p.m. (Krewe Member Day)
Monday, August 5: 8:00 a.m. (Military Day presented by USAA)
Sunday, August 11: 4:00 p.m. (Krewe Member Day)

Arians signed a 4-year-deal with the team back in January. He is the 12th coach in franchise history.