The Buffalo Bandits of the National Lacrosse League will open their 2015 training camp on Saturday, November 22nd. The annual open practice and autograph session will take place Saturday, December 6th.
The schedule also features three preseason scrimmages, which will be closed to the public.
“We’re looking forward to seeing the players and kicking off what we hope will be a tremendous season,” said Bandits Director of Lacrosse Operations Scott Loffler. “Our training camp roster is just about complete, and the players are excited to have a chance to show us what they can do before we have to cut down to our final roster. Hopefully we have a lot of tough decisions to make.”
The open practice on December 6th is from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by an autograph session from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. This will also be select-a-seat day for fans looking to purchase 2015 season tickets.
The Bandits begin their season Friday, January 2nd on the road in Connecticut against the New England Black Wolves, a new team playing at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville. Their first home game is the following night, Saturday, January 3rd against the Edmonton Rush.
Keep up with the 2015 Bandits season at www.bandits.com.
Important Bandits dates coming up:
· Saturday, November 22nd – Team reports to Buffalo for physicals and the first practice
· Saturday, December 6th – Open Practice (10 a.m.-12 p.m.) and autograph session (12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.), followed by scrimmage vs. New England (closed to public)
· Saturday, December 13th – Scrimmage vs. New England at Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (closed to public)
· Sunday, December 14th – Scrimmage vs. Colorado (closed to public)
· Thursday, December 18th – Final rosters due to the league by noon
· Friday, January 2nd – Season opener at New England, 7 p.m.
· Saturday, January 3rd – Home opener against Edmonton, 7:30 p.m.
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