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Philadelphia Soul Open 2018 Training Camp, Announce Schedule

Courtesy: Philadelphia Soul Media Relations

All practices open to the Media and Public

PHILADELPHIA, PA– The Philadelphia Soul opened training camp practices on Monday, March 26 at Virtua/Total Turf Experience in Pitman, NJ (614 Lambs Rd, Pitman, NJ 08071) in preparation for the team’s 13th AFL season.

Players began reporting to camp on Friday, March 23 and underwent team physicals, introductory meetings and other acclimation processes over the weekend. The team took the field for the first time this morning, with the first day of padded practice scheduled for Wednesday, March 28. The intra-squad scrimmage will take place on Saturday, March 31, which will be followed by the first roster cut to 28 players.

The 2018 training camp roster will include up to 35 players who will fight for 24 roster spots. The final roster is due to the AFL League Office by 5:00 PM CT on Saturday, April 7.

“We know there is a target on us after going back-to-back,” said Soul General Manager Phil Bogle. “We also know that everyone starts out undefeated, and that those Championships start with a strong Camp. We’re excited to be back on the field and to see how things develop.”

 All training camp practices are open to both the public and the media. Interested media and photographers may contact Gabbi Townsend (gtownsend@philadelphiasoul.com) for more information and for specific player or coach availability.

The Soul kick off the 2018 season on the road against the Albany Empire on Saturday, April 14.  Kickoff is at 7 p.m.  The team’s home opener, presented by Independence Blue Cross, is set for Saturday, April 21 at the Wells Fargo Center with kickoff at 7 p.m.  For season, group and single game tickets, go to PhiladelphiaSoul.com.

Philadelphia Soul Training Camp Schedule—Times are subject to change

Date Location Time
Monday—3/26 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Tuesday—3/27 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Wednesday—3/28 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m. —First Padded Practice
Thursday—3/29 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Friday—3/30 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Saturday—3/31 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m. —28 Man Roster Due
Sunday—4/1 NO PRACTICE Off Day for Players
Monday—4/2 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Tuesday—4/3 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Wednesday—4/4 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Thursday—4/5 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Friday—4/6 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Saturday—4/7 Total Turf Experience 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m. —24 Man Roster Due

 

ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA SOUL
The 2017 ArenaBowl Champion Philadelphia Soul are entering their 13th season in the Arena Football League. In the first 12 seasons, the Soul have won four Division Championships, four Conference Championships and three ArenaBowl Championships. Since the inaugural season in 2004, the Soul are the winningest professional sports team in Philadelphia. Season memberships and group tickets for the Soul’s upcoming 2017 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Soul sales department at (215) 253-4900 ext. 3, or request contact from a Soul representative by filling out the form on philadelphiasoul.com. Follow the Soul on Facebook at facebook.com/soul, on Twitter at twitter.com/soulfootball, on Instagram at instagram.com/philadelphia_soul, on YouTube at youtube.com/phillysooulfootball, and SnapChat at snapchat.com/add/soulfootball

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