Bears fans will need to sign up for free training-camp tickets

The Bears announced their training camp schedule Thursday — and this year features a new wrinkle.

To enter practice, fans must first sign up for free tickets for each single day by going to Tickets will be emailed, and can be acquired immediately.

Camp is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on days the team is practicing. The first 1,000 fans to enter the practice gates will get a team-themed giveaway.

The Bears’ full schedule at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais is as follows:

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July 27: 11:15 a.m. (no pads)

July 28: Closed to public

July 29: 11:15 a.m.

July 30: 11:15 a.m.

July 31: 11:30 a.m. (no pads)

Aug. 1: Off day

Aug. 2: 11:15 a.m.

Aug. 3: 11:15 a.m.

Aug. 4: Closed to public

Aug. 5: Family Fest at Solider Field, 3 p.m.

Aug. 6: Off day

Aug. 7: 11:15 a.m.

Aug. 8: 11:15 .m.

Aug. 9: Off day

Aug. 10: Bears vs. Broncos preseason game at Solider Field, 7 p.m.

Aug. 11: off day

Aug. 12: 12:05 p.m. (no pads)

Aug. 13: 11:15 a.m.

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