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  • Wed., Jul. 23, 2014 5:00 PM CDT Ask Vic Day

    “Ask Vic Day” will include dinner and a movie, an “Ask Vic Live,” and a few other surprises along the way. The event will be held on July 23, 2014, at Lambeau Field. Registration will begin at 4 pm with a 5 pm kickoff. Door prizes will be awarded during the reception.

    Cost per person is $35 (tax included).

  • Thu., Jul. 24, 2014 11:00 AM CDT Shareholders Meeting

    The Green Bay Packers 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held Thursday, July 24, at 11 a.m., at Lambeau Field. The meeting will take place rain or shine.

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 6:00 PM CDT Packers 1K Kids Run

    Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.

    http://www.packers.com/5k

  • Fri., Jul. 25, 2014 7:00 PM CDT Movie Night at Lambeau Field

    Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.

    Time listed above is subject to change.

  • Sat., Jul. 26, 2014 6:30 PM CDT Packers 5K Run/Walk

    The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.

    The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.

    All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.

    Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.

    Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.

  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT PPCC Annual Reception

    The Packers Partners Annual Reception is set for Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Lambeau Field Atrium from 4:00 PM- 7:00 PM.

    Packers Jarrett Boykin, Eddie Lacy, Datone Jones and DuJuan Harris will appear at the reception. The event will include a Player Guest Q&A, a Meet & Greet with a Packers Alumni and a Raffle Drawing.

    This is a member’s only event. Invitations will be mailed the week of June 23rd, and online registration will open at 9 am CDT on June 25th and will close on July 11th at 5 pm CDT. 

    Invitations will include all of this information and additional details.

    To sign up to become a member of the Packers Partners Club of Champions and receive an invitation to the reception, fans can go to www.packers.com/ppcc.

     

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Shortened spring season about to kick off

Posted May 9, 2012


When rookie orientation concludes this weekend, the Packers will be just a month away from wrapping up their entire offseason program.

If it seems as though the offseason calendar is moving more swiftly than in the past, that’s because it is. The calendar is shorter now on both ends.

Due to the collective bargaining agreement reached last summer between the owners and players, teams could not start their offseason programs this year until April 16, about a month later than in prior years.

Organized Team Activities (OTAs) also were reduced in the new CBA from 14 per team to just 10. As a result, the Packers will have OTAs over a three-week period beginning in late May – with three the week of May 21, three the week of May 28 and four the week of June 4.

That will be followed by the customary three-day mandatory mini-camp, slated for June 12-14, to conclude the offseason program about a week sooner than in the past. The Packers used to spread their OTAs out over a four-week period and then conclude with the mini-camp in the third week of June.

References to the past do not include last year, of course, when the lockout wiped out the entire offseason program, including the rookie orientation.

This weekend’s rookie camp is a tradition Head Coach Mike McCarthy began early in his tenure in Green Bay. It begins with a welcoming dinner on Thursday night, followed by meetings and non-padded, on-field workouts Friday through Sunday for the team’s draft picks and undrafted free agents, plus a group of players participating on a tryout basis and hoping to earn a rookie free-agent contract.

In the past, the rookie orientation has been held the weekend right after the draft, but this year McCarthy said he moved it back a week to make travel arrangements easier. By arriving two weeks after the draft, McCarthy said the rookies can stay with the team for the remainder of the offseason program, rather than be forced to travel back and forth.

The orientation weekend is the rookies’ first exposure to the offensive, defensive and special teams playbooks. The three days of meetings and workouts provide a brief introduction.

That exposure is then expanded as the full team moves through OTAs and the June mini-camp. The team’s first training-camp practice, slated for Thursday, July 26, will be exactly six weeks after the final mini-camp workout.

 
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