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2015 Seahawks Training Camp Kicks off July 31

July 21, 2015

For more information contact:
Preeti Shridhar
, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator 425-430-6569

Renton Welcomes Seahawks Fans for Seventh Year

RENTON – Renton is looking forward to the seventh annual Seahawks Training Camp presented by Bing. Thousands of fans will make their way to Renton to watch the Seahawks practice for the 2015 season at the state-of-the-art Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC).

12manflagThe “12” flag will continue to fly high above Renton City Hall in addition to countless locations throughout Renton. Fans are encouraged to wear their Seahawks gear to show their support and businesses can get in on the fun by promoting Seahawks Training Camp.

“The Seahawks have the best fans in the NFL. We are excited to welcome everyone to Renton for what is sure to be yet another great training camp,” said Mayor Denis Law. “We always look forward to this time of year when our city comes together to support the Seahawks. I welcome you to visit Renton’s many restaurants, businesses and parks to add to your experience. Blue fever will be prevalent throughout the city and I hope you enjoy your time in Renton.”

The seventh annual training camp at VMAC begins on Friday, July 31 with fourteen practices running through August 19. The Landing in Renton will serve as the parking and transportation center. Tickets for training camp went on sale June 25 and have already sold out. For more information, please visit the Seahawks website at seahawks.com.

The Renton Community Marketing Campaign will benefit from the large volume of visitors coming to Renton through promotion of opportunities to shop, dine, stay and play in Renton. Training camp visitors will receive discounts at The Landing, and ambassadors from Renton Chamber of Commerce and City of Renton staff will distribute information and welcome visitors.

About the Renton Community Marketing Campaign
The Renton Community Marketing Campaign partners include the City of Renton, Renton Chamber of Commerce, Renton School District, Renton Technical College, Valley Medical Center and Renton Visitors Connection. The partnership has been recognized nationally for its “Ahead of the Curve” brand.