Dallas Cowboys Training Camp

The Cowboys Training Camp provides an opportunity to watch football players up close as they train for the upcoming season.


America's Team will return to Oxnard in 2021, and many practices will be open to the public, giving visitors; residents and guests the opportunity to see their favorite players and coaches as they step away from AT&T Stadium in Arlington to train for the upcoming football season.

Please join us for a family-friendly experience with the star-studded NFL franchise owned by Jerry Jones next summer. Various activities and entertainment include:

  • Exclusive Dallas Cowboys merchandise
  • VIP Experience Opportunities for United members
  • Live radio broadcasts and internet interview streaming
  • Food and Drinks available; proceeds benefiting Oxnard's public schools

We look forward to seeing you at practice when the Cowboys return this summer; please note the below reminders as you make your plans to ensure the best experience!

  • The Training Camp grounds have an attendance capacity dictated by the fire marshal. Arriving early is encouraged!
  • General Parking is available for $10/day for small vehicles and $20/day for large vehicles during the week and $20/day for small vehicles and $40/day for large vehicles on the weekends. Parking is limited, we recommend carpooling when possible.
  • No need to purchase Dallas Cowboys tickets! Admission to camp activities and the spectating area is free. Field access and team autograph sessions will not be permitted at DCTC 2021 due to NFL health and safety guidelines.

Please see the Dallas Cowboys schedule below for dates and times of practices open to the public.

Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Location

River Ridge Playing Fields
2501 Ventura Road
Oxnard, CA 93036

Dallas Cowboys Training Camp - Frequently Asked Questions


For current information on players, training coaches and upcoming games, visit www.dallascowboys.com. Practices are typically NOT every day, so please see the Cowboys schedule for specific days they will be publicly training.

The Cowboys Training Camp offers youth the opportunity to watch football players up close or participate as they train for the upcoming season. Start planning now to join the fun!


Thursday, July 22, 2021

Practice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, July 23, 2021No Practice-
Saturday, July 24, 2021Opening CeremoniesCeremonies at 10:00 am; Practice 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday, July 25, 2021Practice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday, July 25, 2021DCC Academy (Cheer Camp)Channel Islands High School at 5pm (registration opens at 4pm). Click here for registration. Space limited.
Monday, July 26, 2021No Practice-
Tuesday, July 27, 2021Practice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, July 28, 2021Practice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday, July 29, 2021Practice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021No Practice-
Saturday, July 31, 2021 - NFL Fan FestPractice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday, August 1, 2021Practice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, August 2, 2021No Practice-
Tuesday, August 3, 2021Practice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, August 4, 2021Travel Day / No Practice-
Thursday, August 5, 2021Hall of Fame Game Day-
Friday, August 6, 2021No Practice-
Saturday, August 7, 2021Rams Practice (Televised)3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Sunday, August 8, 2021No Practice-
Monday, August 9, 2021No Practice-
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - Heroes Appreciation DayPractice - CLOSED to public; Open to Military; First Responders and Frontline Health Workers w/ valid ID + ONE guest11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021Practice11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday, August 12, 2021No PracticeBreak Camp

On Saturday, July 31, the Dallas Cowboys will host a special fan event - Training Camp: Cowboys Back Together as the team welcomes fans back to training camp. Beginning 9:00 am, fans can enjoy live music, appearances by Dallas Cowboys mascot, Rowdy, VIP hospitality deck access, exclusive merchandise deals, prizes, giveaways and more!

Then on Tuesday, August 10, practice will be closed to the general public as the Cowboys host Heroes Appreciation Day to show their gratitude towards military personnel, first responders and front line healthcare workers.

Follow our Training Camp updates on Facebook and Instagram.
ALL information is subject to change and tentative unless otherwise stated.


We have a wide variety of Hotels in Oxnard California. From hotels, motor lodges, vacation rentals, RV parks, and camp sites, we have lodging to meet your lifestyle and budget. Whether your stay is for business or pleasure you can find great hotels at great prices.



  • NO Strollers in bleacher area
  • NO Bicycles
  • NO Backpacks (small diaper bag okay)
  • NO Coolers/ Ice Chests
  • NO Outside food
  • ABSOLUTELY NO PETS! (not in carriers, not on-site, and not in your vehicle as there is no shade)

No Pets. Doggie Day Care or boarding available at various locations:

Inglis Pet Hotel
(805) 485-7140
(off Vineyard Avenue, past RiverPark)
3889 N. Southbank, Oxnard, CA 93036

Flying High Pet Resort
(805) 445-9099
531 Dawson Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012

Admission & Parking

Admission is FREE, no tickets needed, and is first-come/first-served until capacity is reached. Be advised training camp is located outdoors, and no shaded areas are available.

Parking at River Ridge Playing Fields is $10/day for small vehicles and $20/day for large vehicles during the week and $20/day for small vehicles and $40/day for large vehicles on the weekends.

Parking and entry to Training Camp is located at 2501 Ventura Road, Oxnard, CA 93036. The parking lot has limited capacity. We recommend carpooling or ride sharing.

Parking Lot Hours & Early Entry

Daily Practice - 11am
Parking - 7:30am
Early Entry - 8:30am
Midway - 9am

Rams Practice - 3pm
Parking - 11:30am
Early Entry - 12:30pm
Midway - 1pm


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act while attending the Dallas Cowboys Training Camp at Oxnard CA and if you will require special assistance during your visit to training camp, please contact Art Gutierrez at (805) 890-9438. Notice of at least 72 hours prior to your arrival to training camp will enable staff to reasonably arrange for your accessibility needs during your visit.

Getting Here


Oxnard is on the coast, just 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles, and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara.Fly - Oxnard is an easy 90 minute drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX), 60 minutes from Burbank Airport (BUR) and 40 minutes from Santa Barbara Airport (SBA).


You can also sit back and enjoy the scenery aboard the train! Oxnard's Transportation Center has regular service via Amtrak and Metrolink. Once in the station, you can take a taxi to Camp, about a 5 mile drive.


Driving Directions

Northbound on the 101 freeway from Los Angeles: Exit Oxnard Boulevard. Turn RIGHT. Make your first LEFT onto Town Center Drive. Make a LEFT onto Ventura Road. Travel 1 mile and it will be on your RIGHT before Vineyard Ave. (watch for traffic lines at the entrance to the parking lot).

Southbound on 101/126 freeway from Santa Barbara/Santa Clarita: Exit Oxnard Boulevard. Turn LEFT and go over the freeway. Make your first LEFT onto Town Center Drive. Make a LEFT onto Ventura Road. Travel 1 mile and it will be on your RIGHT before Vineyard Ave. (watch for traffic lines at the entrance to the parking lot).


Accommodations | Hotels, Motels

The Residence Inn by Marriott at River Ridge is proud to be the host hotel for the Dallas Cowboys Training Camp and will be exclusive to the Cowboys organization for the duration of Training Camp 2021. Book your stay at one of Oxnard's incredible lodging options, and come to multiple practice sessions.


Fan Club Members

Dallas Cowboys United fan club members have an opportunity to get early entry to Training Camp approximately 30 minutes prior to non-member fans. Seating is not guaranteed and will be available on a first-come first-served basis.

Preferred members will have access to reserved seating; elite members will have access to VIP seating. There will be no field access and autograph sessions at Training Camp 2021 due to NFL health and safety guidelines.

Consider joining the Dallas Cowboys United, go to their website at dallascowboys.com/united for details on other benefits. All practice times and dates are subject to change.


DAILY VIP PASSES & VIP Experience Winner

Thank you for entering to win Daily VIP Passes to DCTC 2021! The contest has closed. Daily VIP Pass winners are as follows:

Saturday/Sunday, July 24/25 - VIP Experience Winner
Tuesday, July 27 – Andrea Yaroslaski
Wednesday, July 28 – Wilhelmenia Fortson
Thursday, July 29 – Vanessa Torres
Saturday, July 31 – Chris Quiroz
Sunday, August 1 – Jonathan Mcfall
Tuesday, August 3 – Kassandra Benavidez
Saturday, August 7 – Brian Patterson
Tuesday, August 10 – Danielle Horn

With approximately 2,000 entries to Visit Oxnard's Dallas Cowboys Training Camp 2021 VIP Experience contest, congratulations to Miguel Castellanos from Grand Prairie, Texas! Miguel and guest will fly aboard American Airlines to LAX and be provided ground transportation to Oxnard, where they will enjoy a 3-night stay in one of Oxnard's premiere hotel properties and be awarded VIP passes to attend two practice sessions. We're thrilled to welcome you!

Congratulations to 2021 VIP Experience winner Miguel Castellanos from Grand Prairie, TX!
2019 VIP Experience Winner, Stacy Gardner of Midlothian, TX