BERKELEY – Cal will begin spring football practice sessions at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium with its first of six practices open to the public on Monday, March 31 (3:30 p.m. PT). Cal’s spring workouts will continue for nearly a month before concluding with the 2014 Cal Spring Football Experience presented by Shaw Management Group to be televised live by the Pac-12 Networks on Saturday, April 26 (11 a.m. PT).
Cal is also scheduled to have open practices on Saturday, April 5 (11:30 a.m.); Wednesday, April 9 (3:30 p.m.); on Cal Day Saturday, April 12 (10 a.m.); and Friday, April 18 (3:30 p.m.).
Admission to all open workouts including the Cal Spring Football Experience presented by Shaw Management Group will be free.
“We’re excited to be returning to the field for spring practice,” head coach Sonny Dykes said. “Our players are dedicated to our program and have been working hard since the end of last season. They are determined to show significant improvement on the field in 2014.”
The Cal Spring Football Experience presented by Shaw Management Group on April 26 will be an interactive event that gives thousands of Cal fans an opportunity to get to know the Cal football program on an up close basis. Among the wide array of activities scheduled to take place are …
- Cal football scrimmage
- Opportunities for fans to interact with Cal football players and coaches during on-field football action
- Commemorative Cal football schedule posters (first 2,000 fans)
- Complimentary coffee and blue & gold donuts (first 2,000 fans)
- Fun Zone with face painters, balloon artists and much more
- Photo station
- Cal Marching Band performance
- Additional activities and details to be announced
Several former Cal football players have attended the event in the past and are expected to attend this year. In 2013 Super Bowl champion and NFL All-Pro running back Marshawn Lynch made a surprise appearance.
Cal’s 2014 football regular-season schedule features six games at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium and a Friday match-up against Oregon that will be the first collegiate football game at the new Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara on Oct. 24. Cal will host Sacramento State (Sept. 6), Colorado (Sept. 27), Washington (Oct. 11, Alumni & Family Weekend/Homecoming), UCLA (Oct. 18), Stanford (Nov. 22) and BYU (Nov. 29) in Berkeley.
The Bears visit Northwestern (Aug. 31), Arizona (Sept. 20), Washington State (Oct. 4), Oregon State (Nov. 1) and USC (Nov. 13), with the tilt against the Trojans on a Thursday night.
For 2014 ticket information, visit CalBears.com or call (800) GO-BEARS. Season-ticket deposits are now being accepted for the 2014 campaign. The $100 per-seat deposit will guarantee an opportunity to purchase seats in the best available seat locations. Prices start as low as $98 in the New Alumni section, run $225 (adults) and $125 (youth/seniors) in the Gold Zone, and are $300 in most other areas for Cal’s six-game slate at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium. The Bears’ contest vs. Oregon at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is sold separately with special pricing for season-ticket holders. For more information, visit the Cal football tickets page on CalBears.com.
See below for all scheduled dates and times of 2014 Cal spring football practices open to the public. Fans can also visit CalBears.com for extensive coverage of the team’s 2014 spring workouts.
|DAY, DATE||TIME (TV, Notes)|
|Monday, March 31||3:30 – 6 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 5||11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.|
|Wednesday, April 9||3:30 – 6 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 12||10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Cal Day)|
|Friday, April 18||3:30 – 6 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 26||11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Cal Spring Football Experience presented by Shaw Management Group, Pac-12 Networks)|
All practices at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, Calif.; All times Pacific; Schedule subject to change