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Bills announce Verizon Wireless Training Camp schedule

Orchard Park, NY - The Buffalo Bills announced that the Verizon Wireless Training Camp schedule will kickoff on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford.  This marks the 12th year that the Bills will hold their training camp in the Rochester region. 

The first open practice to fans is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 30 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The first night practice will be the following evening on Sunday, July 31st from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Admission is complimentary for all fans.

Any of the daytime practices that are open to the public do not require tickets.

Tickets are required for each of the six night practices throughout training camp.

The six night practice dates are tentatively scheduled for Sunday, July 31, Thursday, August 4, Saturday, August 6 (Fan Appreciation Night), Wednesday, August 10, Monday, August 15, and Wednesday, August 17.  The last practice of the Buffalo Bills Verizon Wireless Training Camp is scheduled for Thursday, August 18.

Details on when and how to obtain the complimentary night practice tickets are:

Night Practice Date Availability Date Tickets Available Via
Sunday, July 31 Wednesday, July 27 Ticketmaster
Thursday, August 4 Wednesday, July 27 Ticketmaster
Saturday, August 6 Friday, July 29 Verizon Wireless
Wednesday, August 10 Friday, July 29 Verizon Wireless
Monday, August 15 Friday, July 29 Verizon Wireless
Wednesday, August 17 Wednesday, Aug. 10 Anheuser-Busch (Wilson Farms)

All night practices are scheduled from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and tickets are complimentary.

Tickets are available for the July 31 and August 4 night practices online via and in person at Western and Central New York Ticketmaster locations beginning today, July 27, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.  A list is available by clicking on ‘Retail Locations’ on the homepage. 

For fans ordering tickets on the web there will be a $1.75 per order/print at home fee. Each ticket will be scanned at the entrance to the camp and no duplicate tickets will be allowed entry.

Ticket orders for the night practices are limited to six (6) per person.

Beginning Friday, July 29, tickets for the August 6, August 10 and August 15 night practices are available in person by visiting any of the following Verizon Wireless Store locations:

3120 W. Ridge Rd.                   Eastview Mall Store                  3005 Monroe Ave

Rochester, NY 14616               Victor, NY 14564                       Rochester, NY 14618

Open: 9:00 a.m.                        Open: 10:00 a.m.                       Open: 9:00 a.m.

"Verizon Wireless is excited that the 2011 Verizon Wireless Training Camp is returning to St. John Fisher College and we are proud to support the team as the title sponsor," stated Russ Preite, Verizon Wireless' Upstate New York Region president. "The Bills and St. John Fisher have provided the Rochester community with an outstanding fan experience and the Bills camp is one of the best in the NFL.  The Bills continue to be a powerful and respected brand in Upstate New York and the training camp venture has strengthened our association with the team."

Beginning Wednesday, August 10, 2011, night practice tickets for the Anheuser-Busch sponsored August 17 training camp date will be available in person by visiting any of the following Wilson Farms Store locations:

1100 Southwestern Blvd.                              622 Park Ave.

West Seneca, NY 14224                               Rochester, NY 14607

Open: 9:00 a.m.                                            Open: 9:00 a.m.

S4981 Southwestern, NY                              2300 East Main Street

Hamburg, NY 14075                                     Rochester, NY 14609

Open: 9:00 a.m.                                             Open: 9:00 a.m.

Any of the daytime practices that are open to the public do not require tickets.  For a complete listing of the training camp practice schedule, parking and shuttle bus information, and more training camp information fans can visit the Buffalo Bills Verizon Wireless Training Camp website page at

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