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Wednesday, July 02, 2003

SPARTANBURG, SC--The Carolina Panthers will be on the prowl in Spartanburg when they report to summer camp at Wofford College on Friday, July 25.

The Panthers and Team Spartanburg, the sports council of the Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau, are planning an exciting, activity-filled opening day. Details of the activities are being finalized. Check the Team Spartanburg Web site at www.TeamSpartanburgSC.org for all the information.

The first practice is scheduled at 8:50 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, with a 3 p.m. practice to follow. It will be "Team Spartanburg Day" with giveaways, drawings and fun activities for the family.

See the complete practice schedule below. Because the schedule is subject to change, continue to check the Team Spartanburg Web site or call the Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau at 594-5050 or 1-800-374-TEAM.)

Fans can attend training camp and watch the practices for free, including free parking.

This is the ninth year that Wofford and Spartanburg have hosted the Panthers’ summer training camp.

“We are delighted to have the Carolina Panthers training camp returning to Wofford College and Spartanburg,” says Wofford senior vice president David Wood. “There is a great deal of excitement throughout the region about Coach Fox and his staff, and I am sure some of that energy and enthusiasm will be apparent in and around the camp.

“The Panthers Experience will once again return for young children, and we encourage all families to come out and enjoy a session of practice on campus,” Wood continues. “Wofford is pleased to be involved in bringing this opportunity to our community.”

The opening day of practice also will be the opening day for the Panthers Experience, an interactive series of fun and exciting activities for the children. The free activities are set up near the practice fields. The Experience will not be open on Sundays.

For complete Panthers Training Camp and Panthers Experience information, also visit http://www.panthers.com/news/trainingcamp.jsp.