Panthers announce 2021 training camp schedule

Training Camp Dates

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Carolina Panthers return to Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. for training camp in 2021. Panthers training camp features a night practice at Gibbs Stadium as part of the NFL's Training Camp: Back Together Saturday on July 31 and joint practices with the Baltimore Ravens on Aug. 18-19.

Training camp begins with the first practice on Wednesday, July 28, and the Panthers are scheduled to hold 14 practices that are free and open to the public at Wofford before breaking camp on Aug. 19.

While the team's first practice of training camp has traditionally been held at Wofford's Gibbs Stadium, the team's first Gibbs Stadium practice in 2021 is scheduled for July 31 as part of the NFL's Training Camp: Back Together Saturday celebrating the return of fans and football. Practice begins at 7 p.m. The practice will include on-field performances by the TopCats, Sir Purr, PurrCussion and Black & Blue Crew, the Mayor's Ball Delivery and activities including face painting, food trucks, interactive games, sponsor activations and more.

On Aug. 18-19, Wofford and the Panthers will welcome the Baltimore Ravens for two joint practices leading up to a preseason contest between the teams at Bank of America Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. Times for those joint practices will be released when finalized. The Panthers previously held joint training camp practices at Wofford College with the Detroit Lions in 2000, the Miami Dolphins in 2015 and the Buffalo Bills in 2019.

The practices with the Ravens will mark the second set of joint practices in 2021 for the Panthers as the team is scheduled to hold practices with the Indianapolis Colts in Westfield, Ind. on Aug. 12-13 in advance of their preseason game on Aug. 15.

Proof of vaccination and face coverings are not required to attend training camp and fans who wish to attend practice are required to register through the Training Camp Central page or the training camp hub in the Panthers app and accept the event terms and conditions, including the NFL's Fan Health Promise. More information on these guidelines can be found at the training camp FAQ.

Due to NFL-NFLPA protocols, social distancing between fans and players is required, and in-person autographs will not be available. However, fans will be able to enter a free giveaway for autographed items at each practice. Entry will be available through the Panthers app. For more information on Panthers training camp, fans can visit the Training Camp Central page at Panthers.com or the Panthers app.

In addition to open practices in Spartanburg, the Panthers will return to Charlotte on Friday, Aug. 6 for the team's annual Fan Fest presented by Daimler at Bank of America Stadium. Practice beings at 7 p.m. More information about Fan Fest, including a ticket on-sale date and the evening's festivities, will be available later. Tickets to Fan Fest are $5 and proceeds from Fan Fest will benefit Carolina Panthers Charities and its on-going mission to serve communities across the Carolinas.

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Event (all practices on Wofford fields unless specified) Date Time
Practice Wednesday, July 28 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Practice Thursday, July 29 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Practice Friday, July 30 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Training Camp: Back Together Saturday (Gibbs Stadium) Saturday, July 31 7:00-9:00 p.m.
No Practice Sunday, August 1
Practice Monday, August 2 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Practice Tuesday, August 3 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Practice Wednesday, August 4 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Practice Thursday, August 5 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Fan Fest, presented by Daimler (Bank of America Stadium) Friday, August 6 7:00-9:00 p.m.
No Practice Saturday, August 7
Practice Sunday, August 8 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Practice Monday, August 9 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Practice Tuesday, August 10 8:30-11:00 a.m.
No Practice Wednesday, August 11
Joint Practice with Colts (Westfield, Ind.) Thursday, August 12 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Joint Practice with Colts (Westfield, Ind.) Friday, August 13 4:00-6:00 p.m.
No Practice Saturday, August 14
Carolina at Indianapolis (Lucas Oil Field) Sunday, August 15 1:00 p.m.
No Practice Monday, August 16
Practice Tuesday, August 17 8:30-11:00 a.m.
Joint Practice with Ravens (Wofford) Wednesday, August 18 TBD
Joint Practice with Ravens (Wofford) Thursday, August 19 TBD

Carolina returns to training camp at Wofford in 2021 after practicing in Charlotte in 2020. View photos of several current Panthers veterans from the 2019 training camp in Spartanburg, S.C.

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