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Training Camp provides fans the opportunity to watch Dallas Cowboys players up close as they train for the upcoming season.
Welcome, Cowboys Nation! The Dallas Cowboys have officially announced the schedule for Training Camp 2023 in Oxnard, California.
We HIGHLY recommend booking your overnight accommodations as soon as possible. With X-Games in Ventura and Naval Base Ventura County Military Squadrons in town, we anticipate that lodging will be sold out Countywide.
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America's Team will return to Oxnard in 2023 to open their 64th training camp, 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 The Star in Frisco, TX to train for the upcoming NFL season.
Please join us this summer for a family-friendly experience with the star-studded NFL franchise owned by Jerry Jones. Various activities and entertainment include:
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:
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. Cash only.
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
Parking lots open at 7:30am on weekends and 8:00am on week days. Public entry will open two hours prior to practice.
11:00am Practice Time:
All Access/VIP/DCU Entry – 8:30am
General Public – 9:00am
11:30am Practice Time:
All Access/VIP/DCU Entry – 9:00am
General Public – 9:30am
Fans will be able to attend all practice sessions that are open to the public, beginning with the first workout at 11:30 a.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, July 26th until the final open practice on Tuesday, August 15th.
2023 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Schedule
Pacific Coast Time (July 26-August 15 in Oxnard); Dates and times are subject to change without notice. Please check back for updates.
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
|First Open Practice||11:30 am - 1:30 pm|
Thursday, July 27, 2023
|Open Practice||11:30 am - 1:30 pm|
|Friday, July 28, 2023||Oxnard Fan Night at Collection Park w/ Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders & Rowdy||4:00pm - 6:00pm|
|Saturday, July 29, 2023|
Opening Ceremony & Cowboys Back Together Weekend
|9:00am: Doors Open; 11:30am - 1:30pm; Open Practice|
|Sunday, July 30, 2023||DCC Academy at Pacifica High School - Ages 6 to 16 only||9:00am - 12:00pm; Registration here|
|Monday, July 31, 2023||Open Practice|
11:00am - 1:00pm
|Tuesday, August 1, 2023||Open Practice||11:00 am - 1:00 pm|
Thursday, August 3, 2023
|Open Practice||11:00 am - 1:00 pm|
|Saturday, August 5, 2023||Open Practice||11:00 am - 1:00 pm|
|Monday, August 7, 2023||Heroes Appreciation Day|
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Tuesday, August 8, 2023||Open Practice||11:00 am - 1:00 pm|
|Thursday, August 10, 2023||Open Practice||11:00 am - 1:00 pm|
|Monday, August 14, 2023||Open Practice|
*UPDATED TIME* 10:00am - 12:00pm
|Tuesday, August 15, 2023||Open Practice||11:00 am - 1:00 pm|
Following the team’s return home to Texas after their last road preseason game against Seattle, August 19th, the final portion of Dallas Cowboys Training Camp will be held at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, with selected practices open to the public that will be announced at a later date.
For current information on players, coaches and upcoming games, visit www.dallascowboys.com.
All active Dallas Cowboys United members and Dallas Cowboys All Access passholders attending Training Camp in Oxnard will receive early entry. Fans with early access will be granted entry 30 minutes before camp opens to the public. Dallas Cowboys United will NO longer be selling memberships online or on-site at Training Camp 2023. For those of you who come to camp with expire memberships, you are encouraged to purchase the Dallas Cowboys All Access Tickets. Purchase will only be available online at AllAccess.DallasCowboys.com.
Dallas Cowboys All Access passholders must get their ticket scanned at the Dallas Cowboys All Access check-in table. Active United Preferred and Crew members must show proof of an active membership at the designated Dallas Cowboys United tent in order to receive early entry wristbands.
Parking not included with an active membership or All Access pass.
Oxnard Fan Night | Friday, July 28th | Collection Park
Put on your best Dallas Cowboys gear and head over to The Collection at RiverPark for Oxnard Fan Night featuring the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. This free community event is a chance for fans to see performances by America's Sweethearts and an appearance from Cowboys Mascot Rowdy, with opportunities for photos and autographs. This event will also include Dallas Cowboys trivia, contests, giveaways, and more! This year's event will feature host ZEALE of rap duo Blackillac, plus performances by local dance crews Undeclared and Hip Hop Mindset. With special guest: Dallas Cowboys legend, 5x Super Bowl Champ and Hall of Famer Charles Haley
Opening Ceremonies | Saturday, July 29th | River Ridge Playing Fields
Training Camp in Oxnard will be highlighted by the annual camp opening ceremony – Cowboys Back Together Weekend presented by American Airlines – as the team welcomes fans back to training camp on Saturday, July 29th. The Cowboys Back Together Weekend event will begin at 9 am PT as fans enjoy live entertainment, appearances by Cowboys Alumni, Dallas Cowboys mascot Rowdy, a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders autograph signing, exclusive merchandise, prizes, giveaways and more! The opening ceremony will take place at 11 am PT which will include a performance by the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders and remarks from Owner, President and General Manager Jerry Jones before the open practice session at 11:30 am PT.
DCC Academy | Sunday, July 30th | Pacifica High School
Children ages 6 to 16 join the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders for a morning dance camp at Pacifica High School. Develop technical & performance skills while learning the importance of positive self-esteem and strong core values through personalized coaching from the current Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. Register here.
Heroes Appreciation Day | Monday, August 7th | River Ridge Playing Fields
On Monday, August 7th, the team will host Heroes Appreciation Day to show their gratitude towards military personnel and first responders. Heroes who wear their military or first responder uniform or show their military ID will receive free general admission parking and two reserved spots on the sideline VIP structure to view practice. Capacity is limited; first come, first served.
Final Practice | August 15th | River Ridge Playing Fields
Training camp in Oxnard will conclude on Tuesday, August 15th and will be followed by a road preseason game against Seattle on Saturday, August 19th, after which the team will return home to Texas. The final portion of Dallas Cowboys Training Camp will be held at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, with selected practices open to the public that will be announced at a later date.
The 2023 camp, presented by American Airlines, will mark the 44th year that the team has trained in Southern California and the 17th season that the club has spent all, or a portion of, its camp at the Oxnard location.
1st year at site
1960...............Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
1961...............St. Olaf College, Northfield Minnesota
1962...............Northern Michigan College, Marquette, Michigan
1963...............California Lutheran College, Thousand Oaks, California
1990...............St. Edward’s University, Austin Texas
1998...............Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas
2001...............Residence Inn, Oxnard, California
2002...............Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas
2017...............Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas
No Pets. Doggie Day Care or boarding available at various locations:
Inglis Pet Hotel
(off Vineyard Avenue, past RiverPark)
3889 N. Southbank, Oxnard, CA 93036
Flying High Pet Resort
531 Dawson Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012
The Residence Inn by Marriott at River Ridge is proud to be the host hotel for the Dallas Cowboys Training Camp. Book your stay at one of Oxnard's incredible lodging options, and come to multiple practice sessions.
We have a wide variety of hotels in Oxnard California. From hotels to vacation rentals, 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.
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 the City of Oxnard Facilities Department at (805) 385-7950. 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.
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.
Oxnard is on the coast, just 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles, and 30 miles south of Santa Barbara.
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).
*THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED* Congratulations, Bianca White from Dallas, Texas! You and one guest are coming to Oxnard. Go Cowboys!
The winner 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:
*This contest has flexible dates
*THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED* Congratulations, Itze Beadle from Bakersfield, California! You and three guests are coming to Oxnard. Go Cowboys!
Do you live along Route 10? That is: Las Vegas, Barstow, Mojave, Tehachapi, Bakersfield, Fillmore, Santa Paula, Ventura, Carpinteria, Santa Barbara? Then this contest is for you!
The winner and up to three guests will be provided round-trip ground transportation from a stop along Amtrak San Joaquins Route 10 to Oxnard, where they will enjoy a 3-night stay in one of Oxnard's premiere hotel properties and be awarded:
*Winner and guests must be available to travel July 27th thru July 30th, 2023.
*THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED*
Each winner + one guest will be awarded VIP passes to one Training Camp session. One winner will be selected for each Training Camp open practice.
Wednesday July 26th: Leora Venagas
Thursday July 27th: Jessica Byrd
Saturday July 29th: Itze Beadle
Monday July 31st: Yuliana Rodriguez
Tuesday August 1st: Carlos Ochoa
Thursday August 3rd: Philip Perez
Saturday August 5th: Nicole Saldua
Monday August 7th: Alexa Arnold
Tuesday August 8th: Alanna Romero
Thursday August 10th: T.C. White
Monday August 14th: Gary Sarcione
Tuesday August 15th: Omar Jimenez
We look forward to seeing you at Training Camp in Oxnard, California. Go Cowboys!