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Sharks Announce 2016 Training Camp Schedule

Tuesday March 1, 2016

 Exclusive VIP Meet and Greet for Season Ticket Holders set for March 19th

 

JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced Tuesday that the team will begin its 2016 training camp on March 11th, three weeks before the team’s April 2nd season opener at Los Angeles.

 

Following two days of meetings and physicals, the Sharks will hit the field for the team’s first practice of the 2016 season on Friday, March 11th, at 8:30 a.m. The team will practice in full pads for the first time on Sunday, March 13th. The Sharks Training Camp Headquarters will be at the Ramada Inn in Baymeadows located at 9150 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

 

On March 19th the Sharks will hold a season ticket pick-up and exclusive VIP meet & greet at Plantation Park, located at 3060 Race Track Rd, Fruit Cove, FL. 32259. This event will be open exclusively to 2016 sharks season ticket holders and sponsors and will be located on the turf field. Pick up for season tickets & gifts will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will last until noon. Practice will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude 11 a.m. The introductions of The Attack Team and performance will begin at 11:10 a.m. Coach Moss will be introduced and will speak at 11:25 a.m. followed by the player meet & greet and autograph session which will be held for the remainder of the event.

 

March 20th will serve as the players’ day off as the Sharks will return to the field for training camp March 21st. Training camp will conclude on the 25th at which point the Sharks will submit their initial 24-man roster for the 2016 season.

 

Beginning on March 11th, training camp practices are scheduled to be held at Plantation Park, located at 3060 Race Track Rd, Fruit Cove, FL. 32259. Training camp practices on Saturday, March 12th and Sunday March 13th will be held at the Orange Park Athletic Association located at 1086 Fromhart St., Orange Park, Fla., 32073. Training camp practices will typically take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon.


Sharks players and coaches will be made available to members of the media following the conclusion of each practice. As a courtesy, media members who plan to attend practice are asked to notify the Sharks in advance by contacting Director of Multimedia, Steven Shotola at steven@jaxsharks.com

 

Please see below for a comprehensive list of key dates leading up to the start of the 2016 season, noting that practice dates, times and locations are subject to change based on weather or other factors:

 

March 9: Physicals, Team meetings

 

March 10: Physicals, team meetings

 

March 11: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Plantation Park (3060 Race Track Rd. Fruit Cove, Fla.)

 

March 12: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Orange Park Athletic Association (1086 Fromhart St., Orange Park, Fla.)

 

March 13: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Orange Park Athletic Association (1086 Fromhart St., Orange Park, Fla.)

 

March 14-18: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Plantation Park (3060 Race Track Rd. Fruit Cove, Fla)

 

March 19: Season Ticket Holder Pick up 9:00 a.m. – noon, Practice 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. VIP Meet and Greet event 11:10 a.m. – Noon, Plantation Park (3060 Race Track Rd. Fruit Cove, Fla)

 

March 20: Day off

 

March 21: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Plantation Park (3060 Race Track Rd. Fruit Cove, Fla)

 

March 22: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Plantation Pak (3060 Race Track Rd. Fruit Cove, Fla)

 

March 23: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Plantation Park (3060 Race Track Rd. Fruit Cove, Fla)

 

March 24: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Plantation Park (3060 Race Track Rd. Fruit Cove, Fla)

 

March 25: Practice, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Plantation Park (3060 Race Track Rd. Fruit Cove, Fla) 24 Man Roster Finalized.

 

 

 

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2016 season are now available, two tickets as low as $99. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.