Bruins Open Football Practice on August 5
July 17, 2008
UCLA will open its 2008 pre-season football practice on Tuesday, August 5. The Bruins will practice once daily from August 5 through August 9 as part of the NCAA acclimatization process.
The first practice in full pads will be Saturday, August 9. Two-a-day practices will begin on Sunday, August 10. NCAA rules instituted in 2003 prohibit two practices on back-to-back days.
On Saturday, August 16, the Bruins will hold their first major scrimmage of Fall Camp. The scrimmage will be held at Drake Stadium, beginning at 5:15 p.m.
All practices between August 5 and 20 will be open to the public and all, with the exception of the August 16 scrimmage, will be on Spaulding Field. Practices beginning August 21 will be determined at a later date.
Fans attending practices from August 5 - 10 will need to enters Spaudling Field at the northeast corner gate due to the Countrywide Classic Tennis Tournament at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
Here is the TENTATIVE practice schedule:
Tuesday, August 5 - 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 6 - 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 7 - 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday, August 8 - 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 9 - 4:30-6:45 pm (First day of full pads)
Sunday, August 10 - 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 5:15-7:30 p.m.
Monday, August 11 -3:30-5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 12 - 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 5:15-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 13 - 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 14 - 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 5:15-7:30 p.m.
Friday, August 15 - 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 16 - 5:15 p.m. (Scrimmage at Drake Stadium)
Monday, August 18 - 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 5:15-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 19 - 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 20 - 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 5:15-7:30 p.m.
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