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06-04-2009, 11:42 PM
Steelers 2009 Training Camp Information
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Steelers 2009 Training Camp Schedule


July 31
Players Report
No Practice
Aug. 1
Practice
2:55 P.M.
Aug. 2
Practice
2:55 P.M.
Aug. 3
Practice
2:55 P.M.
Aug. 4
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 5
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 6
Practice
2:55 P.M Aug. 7
Night Practice
7 p.m.
Latrobe H.S.
Aug. 8
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 9
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 10
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 11
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 12
No Open
Practice
Aug. 13
Steelers
vs Cardinals
8:00 p.m. Aug. 14
No Practice
Off Day
Aug. 15
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 16
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 17
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 18
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 19
Practice
2:55 P.M
Aug. 20
Practice
2:55 P.M Aug. 21
Team
Breaks Camp
No Practice







Normal Schedule: Parking lots open at noon. Campus opens at 1:30 p.m. and practice is at 2:55. Steelers Experience opens one hour before practice and closes one hour after practice at St. Vincent College. Campus closes one hour after the end of practice. All times are subject to change. The schedule changes for night practices.

Daily updates regarding the Steelers practice schedule will be available on this page. Please be sure to check the schedule on a regular basis for any changes.

Please keep in mind that there might be changes to the practice schedule or cancellation of practice because of weather conditions. Unfortunately sometimes those changes occur shortly before practice is scheduled to take place and we are unable to announce the change.
Latrobe, PA Weather Updates


There is no admission charge for practices at St. Vincent College. For practice at the high school field there is a small admission fee.

Training Camp Fast Facts:

Dates: Players report July 31. First open day of practice is Saturday, August 1. Last public day of open practice is August 20.

Practice Time: Practices normally start about 2:55 but are subject to change without notice.

Location: St. Vincent College is the home to Steelers. The campus opens at 1:30 p.m. for fans. Campus is cleared one hour after practice ends. The schedule varies for night practice. This is subject to change and campus can close earlier without notice.

Steelers Experience: The Steelers Experience normally runs from 2:00 pm to 6:00 when there is a 2:55 p.m. practice. The schedule varies based on practice time. Please note the experience is subject to close due to the weather.

Restrictions: There is no videotaping of practice permitted. Video cameras should not be brought on campus. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted on campus. Bags and coolers will be searched by security. No pets are permitted on campus.

Handicapped Access: Training camp is handicapped accessible. There is limited handicapped parking available and once this area is filled there is a handicap drop off and pick up location. A government issued placard is required.

Directions to Latrobe Memorial Stadium August 7

From Route 30 - Follow directions to Saint Vincent College and proceed east on Route 30 (past the St. Vincent College entrance). Take Route 981. At the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, make a left at the traffic light onto Route 981 North. Proceed through 2 traffic lights as you will cross a bridge over Loyalhanna Creek. At the third traffic light, make a right onto Jefferson Street. Go straight through one stop sign and at the second stop sign, make a right onto Chestnut Street. Latrobe Memorial Stadium will be on your right on Chestnut Street.

From Route 22 - Take the Route 981 South exit from Route 22 East. Proceed approximately 8 miles until you come across the first traffic light. Make a right at light onto Latrobe/Derry Road. Proceed straight through 2 additional traffic lights. At the next traffic light, make a left onto Jefferson Street. Proceed straight through one traffic light and one stop sign. At the next stop sign, make a right onto Chestnut Street. Latrobe Memorial Stadium is on our right on Chestnut Street.

Steelers Merchandise
The Steelers merchandise tent is open whenever the Steelers have practice at St. Vincent College. The tent is located near the entrance to campus, across from the parking lots.

Steelers Experience At Camp
The Pittsburgh Steelers will operate their "UPMC Steelers Experience" at training camp again this year. The Experience will be open on days when the Steelers have an afternoon practice at St. Vincent College, where training camp takes place.

The traveling Coca-Cola Great Hall also will be featured at training camp near the practice field. This trailer is the touring version of the Coca-Cola Great Hall which can be seen at the stadium on game days as well as other events at Heinz Field. Inside the Coca-Cola Great Hall trailer, fans of all ages can experience the storied history of the Steelers organization as well as an opportunity to broadcast a play by play call (You Make The Call) of a great moment in Steelers history. In addition, fans can try their luck on the prize wheel to win various team related merchandise.

Autographs:
The best time to obtain autographs from the players is after practice and it's at the players discretion as to whether or not they sign on a particular day. There are areas designated for fans to stand to obtain the autographs. There is no formal setting for player autographs on a daily basis.

Where to stay:
The following links will take you to websites for hotel accommodations in the training camp area. Latrobe

Any questions email us: steelersfeedback@yahoo.com

For football news from training camp please check the home page of Steelers.com. Be sure to check the archives in case you missed any recent news.