Dallas Cowboys Training Camp


Training Camp Location

River Ridge Playing Fields
2101 West Vineyard Avenue
Oxnard, CA  93036

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ALL information on schedule is subject to change and tentative unless otherwise stated.


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Welcome Cowboy's Fans!

Join us for the 2016 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp in Oxnard, California!  Please see schedule below. (Dates and times are subject to change).  Admission is FREE, no tickets needed, and is first-come/first-served until capacity is reached. Parking is  $20 per vehicle/ additional charge for over-sized vehicles every day. Be advised training camp is located outdoors and no shaded areas are available.

Other fun at the Training Camp includes the Kids Zone area and live performances by team mascot, Rowdy!  The Cowboy's on Tour trucks, team merchandise and Hall of Fame trailers will be at the site throughout Camp.  Live radio remotes and Internet broadcasts featuring players and coaches will be featured. Unfortunately there will be no Autograph Alley this year.

Training Camp Schedule

For current information on players, training coaches and upcoming games, visit www.dallascowboys.com.  Practices are typically NOT every day, so please see the schedule for specific days they will be publicly training. Schedule can change, so check back here for practice schedule changes before you come.

The Dallas 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!

Date Schedule Notes
Thursday, July 28, 2016 No Practice Dallas Cowboys arrive in Oxnard, CA
 Friday, July 29, 2016 No Practice  Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading Camp, Pacifica High School
Saturday, July 30, 2016 Opening Ceremony 3:00 PM
Sunday, July 31, 2016 Practice 3:45 PM
Monday, August 1, 2016 Practice 3:45 PM
 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Practice  3:45 PM
 Wednesday, August 3, 2016 No Practice  
 Thursday, August 4, 2016 Practice  3:45 PM
 Friday, August 5, 2016 Practice  3:45 PM
 Saturday, August 6, 2016 Practice  3:45 PM
 Sunday, August 7, 2016 Blue/White Scrimmage  2:30 PM
 Monday, August 8, 2016 No Practice  
 Tuesday, August 9, 2016 Practice  3:45 PM
 Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Practice   3:45 PM - First Responders Appreciation Day
 Thursday, August 11, 2016 Practice   10:30 AM
 Friday, August 12, 2016 No Practice  
 Saturday, August 13, 2016 No Practice Punt, Pass and Kick Competition - River Ridge Playing Fields
 Sunday, August 14, 2016 No Practice  
 Monday, August 15, 2016 Practice   3:45 PM - Military Appreciation Day
 Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Practice   3:45 PM - Military Appreciation Day
 Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Practice   10:30 AM
 Thursday, August 18, 2016 No Practice  Break Camp

Getting Here

Drive - 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).

Train - 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.  Click here for more transportation information

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 or 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).


General parking lot entrance is on Ventura Road, headed southbound. Overflow parking will be at Oxnard High School, 3400 West Gonzales Road. Shuttles will be available for weekend practices only.

Parking lot opens at 11:00 am for 3:45 pm practices and 7:00 am for 10:30 am practices. July 30 the lot will open at 10:30 am for Opening Ceremonies. August 7 the lot will open at 10:00 am for the Blue/White Scrimmage.

Parking at River Ridge Playing Fields is $20 per vehicle/ additional fees for oversized vehicles. FREE parking passes will be provided to registered guests staying in an Oxnard hotel.  Let the front desk know that you are attending Camp when you check in.  One parking pass will be provided for each day of your stay.


All guests staying in an Oxnard hotel will receive one complimentary parking pass to the training camp for each day of their stay.  The Residence Inn by Marriott at River Ridge is proud to be the host hotel for the Dallas Cowboys Training Camp. 

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, with the City of Oxnard at (805)-443-7579. 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.

Fan Club Members

Dallas Cowboys United fan club members have an opportunity to get admittance to the practice viewing area approximately 30 minutes prior to non-member fans. It does not guarantee seating and is based on availability. Consider joining the Dallas Cowboys United, go to their website at http://www.dallascowboys.com/united  for details on other benefits.  All practice times and dates are subject to change.

Camp Rules, Please Read!

  • 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

CC & Ida's - (805) 484-9476
353 Arneill Road
Camarillo, CA  93010

Images courtesy City of Oxnard, Credit Michael Cabezas

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