Admission is free to Minnesota Vikings regular practices in Mankato.
Bleachers are set up around the practice fields for fans.
Training Camp Tips and Hints
Occasionally the bleachers will fill up so it's
not a bad idea to bring along a lawn chair or blanket.
begin to file onto the field 30 to 45 minutes before the
practice but will not sign autographs until the sessions ends.
Autographs are now conducted on a position-by-position basis in the
is a lot to do while you are waiting for the next practice to
start each day. Mankato has a large shopping mall and two large
theaters. At the Blakeslee Stadium complex, the Vikings Village
features interactive games.
the evenings you are liable to see some players at the restaurants and
clubs downtown or across the street from the practice fields.
from Minneapolis to Mankato. Minnesota State-Mankato is 90 miles south
of the Twin Cities. Take Highway 169 south to the Riverfront Drive
exit. Make a left at the light. Take Riverfront Drive to Stoltzman and
make a right. Take Stoltzman for two miles to Stadium Road. Make a left
on Stadium Road and it will lead to the practice fields.
Remember to always say
thank you when players
take the time for an autograph and or picture.