The 59th Training Camp in Minnesota Vikings history and the 2nd hosted at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center will open to the public on Friday, July 26, when full-team practices begin at the 2019 Verizon Vikings Training Camp. A total of 16 practices will be open to the public.
Please note MnDOT will be performing construction on I-494 beginning Friday, July 26 and extending through Sunday, July 28, as well as on Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4. The project will specifically impact eastbound I-494 ramps to and from Hwy 149/Dodd Road and will require detours for fans who are attending training camp during those days. Click here to view a map showing the closures and detour routes.
· Eastbound I-494 drivers should head south on I-35E and exit at Lone Oak Road. Drive east on Lone Oak Road to Hwy 55 and take Hwy 55 north to Hwy 149/Dodd Road.
· Southbound I-35E drivers should exit at eastbound Hwy 62/Old Hwy 110 to southbound Hwy149/Dodd Road.
· Northbound I-35E drivers should exit at Lone Oak Road. Drive east on Lone Oak Road to Hwy 55 and take Hwy 55 north to Hwy 149/Dodd Road.
· Westbound I-494 drivers can access the typical Hwy 149/Dodd Road exit.
When does Verizon Vikings Training Camp open?
Rookies will report Monday, July 22, and practice for the first time on Tuesday, July 23. Rookie practices will be closed to the public. Veterans will report Thursday, July 25, and practice for the first time on Friday, July 26, marking the beginning of open practices.
When do players begin practicing in pads?
The first fully padded practice is scheduled for Sunday, July 29.
How long is training camp?
Training camp will be open to fans through Friday, August 16. You can find the complete training camp schedule here.
How many practices are open to fans?
Currently 16 practices are scheduled to be open to fans.
Capacity / Tickets
What is the daily attendance capacity for training camp?
In 2019, the daily fan attendance, excluding any night practices and joint practices, will be capped at 5,000.
How many total fans do you anticipate attending camp?
Based on the ticket capacity, approximately 90,000 fans can attend camp in 2019.
How many general admission tickets will be available on a daily basis?
4,000 general admission digital tickets (standing and seating) will be available each day.
What is the cost for general admission tickets?
General admission digital tickets for all practices will be free but must be reserved in advance.
How many reserved seating tickets are available?
Of the 5,000 tickets, 1,000 offer the opportunity to reserve your seat.
How much do the reserved seats cost?
Reserved seats will be available for starting as low as $15 on select days.
What is the maximum number of tickets I can reserve?
Each fan will be able to reserve a maximum of four (4) digital tickets for a maximum of two (2) days.
Why is there a maximum?
Our goal is to allow as many Vikings fans as possible to enjoy training camp.
When are tickets available?
Season Ticket Members will have priority access beginning at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 24. Tickets for the general public will be released at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26.
Where can tickets be reserved?
Digital tickets are available at vikings.com/trainingcamp.
Will the public have a chance to reserve tickets given the Season Ticket Member priority?
The Vikings will hold 1,300 general admission tickets per day, meaning the general public will have access to 1,300 tickets, at minimum, for each day of camp when the public access begins Wednesday, June 26.
Why do Season Ticket Members get priority?
This is another benefit of being a Vikings Season Ticket Member.
Are tickets digital or printed?
Digital tickets and parking passes will be accessible only through the Vikings app. No printed PDFs will be available. Fans without a smartphone can contact the Vikings ticket office at 612.33.VIKES (84537).
How do I access my digital tickets?
Click here for full details on how to access.
Can I show up without a ticket?
There will be no access to training camp without reserving a ticket in advance. Day-of tickets will not be available.
Can I leave and come back?
Yes, fans can leave and enter through the same security process upon return.
Will ADA tickets be available?
Yes, ADA seating is available and can be noted during the Red Zone ticket reservation process. The general admission area will accommodate day-of-practice ADA requests.
What happens if practice is canceled due to weather?
The Vikings will refund any reserved seats and parking purchased on days when practice is canceled or moved inside due to weather concerns. General admission tickets unfortunately cannot be replaced for a different day.
What if I have a group that I want to bring?
All group requests should go through the Vikings Social Impact Department at 952-918-8571.
Is same-day re-entry permitted?
Transportation / Parking
What are the arrival routes for fans?
Fans can only arrive via Vikings Parkway or Ames Crossing. Please use the following address to arrive on the campus and follow the posted signage.
2600 Vikings Circle
Eagan, MN 55121
Where will fans park?
More than 2,200 parking spaces will be available on-site but must be purchased in advance. Fans will be directed to the parking location when entering the training camp site.
What is the cost to park on site?
Pre-purchased parking passes will cost $10.00 and day of parking will be $20.00.
Where can I purchase a parking pass?
When reserving tickets, you will be offered the opportunity to purchase parking.
How many parking passes can I purchase?
Fans can purchase one (1) parking pass for each ticket transaction (up to 4 tickets).
Do I have to purchase parking?
No, but you must arrange your own transportation that does not include parking on site. Please see below for the location for all drop-offs.
Will ADA parking be available?
Yes, ADA parking will be available and can be selected when reserving your tickets and parking.
Will tailgating be allowed?
Given the limited space in the parking lot, tailgating will not be allowed on site.
What if I want to use a ride-share service or be dropped off?
The location for all ride-share services and drop-offs will be in the Northland Ford Dealers Parking lot in the southwest corner. Follow the signs to the ride share drop off point as you approach the parking lot.
If I ride a bike to camp, where can I park it?
Bike parking is found at the Gold Gate.
Will I have to go through security screening prior to entering camp?
Yes, similar to U.S. Bank Stadium, fans will go through metal detection and have their bags checked prior to entering training camp.
Can I bring a bag into camp?
Yes, bags of all sizes will be allowed after a thorough search. Fast-pass lanes will be available for those fans without a bag.
What items will not be allowed into camp?
For a complete list of prohibited items, please click here.
Food and Beverage
Will food and beverage items be available for purchase?
Yes, food and beverages at family friendly pricing will be available for purchase from concession stands and a variety of food trucks. Fans can also bring their own water bottles.
Can I bring my own cooler to camp?
Coolers inside the security perimeter will not be allowed.
Autographs and Fan Activities
Will players be available for autographs?
Yes, the daily autograph schedule can be found here. Vikings Legends will also be available for autographs on certain days and can be found here.
What if I want a specific player's autograph?
We cannot guarantee a fan will receive a specific player's autograph.
Will I have access to players between practices?
The only opportunity to collect autographs will be during the daily autograph sessions.
Will there be activities for fans throughout the day?
Yes, check Vikings.com/trainingcamp for more information regarding activities.
Will the Vikings Museum be open?
The Vikings intend to open both the Vikings Museum and team store prior to training camp. The Vikings Museum will be open during the same hours as the Vikings Locker Room Store. Tickets can be purchased on-site and online.
Is there a Vikings Women Day and VIP Event?
Yes, on Saturday, August 11, 2019. Click here for tickets and use Promo Code vikingswomen.