SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – Carolina Panthers players started arriving on the Wofford campus just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday for the start of training camp. While this in the teams 26th camp in Spartanburg, it’s their first in two years after holding it in Charlotte last season.
The players brought the usual camp items like pillows & blankets as well as some luxury items like big screen TV’s & motorized scooters.
Carolina linebacker Denzel Perryman also had an interesting story to share about his ride to Spartanburg in which he received a speeding ticket.
The Panthers will begin practice Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.. This practice time will be the same on Thursday and Friday ahead of the NFL Training Camp Back Together event Saturday July 31 at 7 p.m. at Gibbs Stadium.
The Back Together Saturday Celebrating the return of fans and football will include on-field performances by the Topcats Sir Purr, Purrcussion and Black and Blue Crew. The Mayor’s Ball Delivery and activities like face painting, food trucks, interactive games and more will take place too.
The Panthers will return to Charlotte on Friday, Aug. 6 for the teams Fan Fest at Bank of America Stadium. Practice begins at 7 p.m. and tickets to Fan Fest cost $5.
Remember training camp is first come first serve and there will be no standing area on Field one this year. Organizers advise you to go to Field two. There also won’t be autograph opportunities but you’ll have opportunities to register for signed items.