Can you smell it? THAT'S THE NFL SEASON CREEPIN' UP ON US! The New Orleans Saints 2013 training camp schedule has just been announced.

The Saints will hold their strength and conditioning tests and meetings on Thursday, July 25, and will begin non-padded practice sessions on Friday, July 26 from 8:50-11:50 a.m. Training Camp will run until Thursday, August 15 (see full schedule below).

For fans wishing to attend training camp, the practice sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Gates will open to the public 45 minutes before each practice starts. Fans will enter the practice fields at the gate located on the corner of Elise Drive and Airline Highway.

The New Orleans Saints prohibit the following items into practice:

*Backpacks
*Pets
*Video Cameras
*Weapons
*Oversized Handbags
*Illegal Drugs
*Outside Food or Beverage
*Fireworks
*Noisemakers
*Contraband

Date Event Time Location Status For Fans
Thurs., July 25 Report Day Metairie Closed to Public
Fri., July 26 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Sat., July 27 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Sun., July 28 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Mon., July 29 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Tues., July 30 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Wed., July 31 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Thurs., Aug. 1 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Fri., Aug. 2 Practice Closed Metairie Closed to Public
Sat., Aug. 3 Scrimmage TBA Metairie Open to Public
Sun., Aug 4 Players
Day Off
Mon., Aug. 5 Practice Closed Metairie Closed to Public
Tues., Aug. 6 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Wed., Aug. 7 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Thurs., Aug. 8 Practice 4:30-6:30 p.m. Metairie Open to Public
Fri., Aug. 9 Saints
vs.
Chiefs
7:00 p.m. Mercedes-Benz
Superdome
Preseason Game 1
Sat., Aug. 10 Players
Day Off
Sun., Aug. 11 Practice 4:30-6:30 p.m. Metairie Open to Public
Mon., Aug. 12 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Tues., Aug. 13 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Wed., Aug. 14 Practice 8:50-11:50 a.m. Metairie Open to Public
Thurs., Aug. 15 Practice 4:30-6:30 p.m. Metairie Open to Public
Fri., Aug. 16 Saints
vs.
Raiders
7:00 p.m. Mercedes-Benz
Superdome
Preseason Game 2