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Storm Training Camp Kicks Off Friday, March 6

Tuesday January 27, 2015

 Storm Training Camp to be held at AMALIE Arena and Skyway Park

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Storm opens training camp Friday, March 6 at Skyway Park (3901 George Road, Tampa, FL 33634) in preparation for the 2015 Arena Football League season, announced the team.

“As a team, it has always been our goal to put together a roster that will take our team to the next level,” said Head Coach Lawrence Samuels. “This season we have several returning veterans to help build on last season’s foundation. We are excited to get back to work and build the championship tradition that Tampa Bay is accustomed to.”

Players will report on Thursday, March 5 for physicals and meetings at Florida Hospital (2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., Wesley Chapel, FL 33544), with the first practice starting at 8:15 AM the following day, Friday, March 6 at Skyway Park. The first two days (Friday and Saturday) will be non-contact, with Sunday, March 8 being the first day of padded practice.

The Storm will host training camp at AMALIE Arena (401 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602) on Sunday, March 8 through Wednesday, March 11.

The training camp roster consists of 35 players, plus invitees, who will compete for 24 spots on the opening roster. Final rosters must be turned into the League office by 5:00 PM CT on Friday, March 20.

The Storm opens up the 2015 AFL season at home versus the reigning American Conference Champions, Cleveland Gladiators, on Friday, March 27 at Amalie Arena on Amalie Motor Oil Field. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET.

Upcoming Tampa Bay Storm Training Camp Practice Schedule
Date Location Time
Friday – 3/6 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Saturday – 3/7 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Sunday – 3/8 Amalie Arena 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Monday – 3/9 Amalie Arena 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Tuesday – 3/10 Amalie Arena 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Wednesday – 3/11 Amalie Arena 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Thursday – 3/12 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Friday – 3/13 No Practice Off Day For Players – 28 Man Roster Due
Saturday – 3/14 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Sunday – 3/15 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Monday – 3/16 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Tuesday – 3/17 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Wednesday – 3/18 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Thursday – 3/19 Skyway 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Friday – 3/20 No Practice Off Day For Players – 24 Man Roster Due
*** Interview availability 11:15 AM - 11:45 PM
*** Times and location subject to change.

The Five-Time World Champion Tampa Bay Storm enters its 28th season in the Arena Football League. The Storm opens up the 2015 season, Friday, March 27, when it takes on the Cleveland Gladiators, on AMALIE Motor Oil Field at AMALIE Arena. For more specific details regarding single-game pricing and availability, please contact the Storm ticket office at 813.301.6600 or visit www.tampabaystorm.com. Season tickets can be purchased by visiting TampaBayStorm.com or by calling 813.301.6600. For group sales fans can contact 813.301.6900. Additionally fans and sponsors can follow the Storm on Facebook (Tampa Bay Storm) or Twitter (@tampabaystorm) for up to date news and exclusive content.