The Indianapolis Colts officially begin practice Thursday as Training Camp officially kicks off at Anderson University. The Colts are scheduled to take the field between 1:55 p.m. - 4:25 p.m. Colts City will be open to the public from 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Before Colts fans make the trip to camp, there is some information and rules they should keep in mind.
As always, the Colts Training Camp is free and open to the public. However, Anderson University will be charging $5 to park on campus. The designated parking lots are a bit of a walk for spectators. AU will aid those who are physically disabled and unable to get to the field on their own. Golf carts driven my specially trained volunteers will transport the disabled person and one guest to ensure they are able to provided assistance to everyone who needs it.
The NFL Bag Policy will be in affect at all Colts Training Camp practices. This means that no personal coolers, purses or backpacks may be brought into the venue. Colts security will provide a checkpoint on campus prior to entering Colts City. Those who bring restricted items will be sent back to their cars. Examples of approved bags include transparent bags and small clutch handbags. NFL-approved bags may be purchased at the Colts Pro Shop.
Another key piece of information to keep in mind is that Anderson University is a dry campus. Colts fans will not be allowed to bring in alcoholic beverages for this reason. Training Camp will also be smoke-free.
Fans may find the team practicing on one of two fields. There is a practice field with bleachers that resides next to the tennis courts. The Colts may also be seen using Macholtz Stadium. The team typically will use the practice field during day practices pending bad weather. Macholtz Stadium is expected to be used during any night practices due to increased attendance expectancy. The Colts reserve the right to switch their plan for any reason.