Redskins say ‘plan accordingly’ for Fan Appreciation Day

Posted on: 2:11 pm, July 31, 2013, by

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – The Washington Redskins expect more than 20,000 fans to attend Fan Appreciation Day this Saturday in Richmond. The team is encouraging fans to “plan accordingly” for the large crowd.

Extra parking is available for fans who plan to attend Fan Appreciation Day.

The Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center will open to fans at 9 a.m.. Around noon,  fans will be allowed to take player pictures and get autographs. The Redskins plan to practice around 1 p.m. Players will be available for pictures and autographs again after practice.

More than 25,000 fans attended Fan Appreciation Day in 2012. Nearly 30,000 fans attended the event in 2011, the team said.

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  • Grayson H. and Nick Sundberg #57 of the Redskins. Nick was so nice to him on Saturday!

  • RG3 & my 3 year old daughter Naomi :)

  • Crowd pleaser - Nacarla

  • These guys came for RGIII! - Nacarla W

  • Alvin Anderson, enjoying his time as a Redskins ambassador

  • The Epps family enjoying their first day at training camp. - Nacarla W

  • clouds brought the shade for several hours - Nacarla W

  • Pretty much the only person with a relaxed look in the crowd - Nacarla W

  • Looking for a peep hole, everyone seems so tall today! - Nacarla W

  • Crowd favorite? - Nacarla W

  • Posing with a star - Nacarla W

  • There are a lot of happy #redskinsrva fans today - Nacarla W

  • Get it guys, they were signing the whole row! - Nacarla W

  • Anita Mill shows off her ball! - Nacarla W

  • Fun in the sun with Herbert Taylor & family - Nacarla W

  • He had this down pat - Nacarla W

  • Love the pink footballs! - Nacarla W

  • Adults are just as eager as the kids - Nacarla W

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  • Kirk Cousins came to our church, Staples Mill Road Baptist this past Sunday.

  • RGIII at Krispy Kreme (Photo: Kevin T.)

  • My adorable nephew, another addition to our Redskin Family - he was definitely born to be a Skins fan. Auntie loves you Owen Anderson <3

  • My son Brayden, was born December 29, 2012. On the 30th Brayden, my mom, my sister, her boyfriend and myself were watching the Redskin game in the hospital IN our Redskin outfits so I guess you could say that he was " Born to be a fan " Amber Welch

  • Cynthia Brittain

  • RG3 is one happy guy (PHOTO: Cynthia Brittain)

  • One last shot of the star. - Nacarla W

  • A new era for Richmond. - Nacarla W

  • The fans are loving this day. - Nacarla

  • How fast are you? - Nacarla W

  • If you see her at City Stadium, tell her thank you for staying out all day, with no shade! - Nacarla W

  • The door to a new year. - Nacarla W

  • Off they go! - Nacarla W

  • Another afternoon exercise, everyone's feeling the heat now. - Nacarla W

  • Tried to get as close as I could for you all. - Nacarla

  • Moving around. - Nacarla W

  • The crowd is buzzing - Nacarla W

  • Warm ups. - Nacarla W

  • Building muscle, building character. - Nacarla W

  • About to begin! - Nacarla W

  • Training camp is the setting for a season bond. - Nacarla W

  • The sky over # RVA couldn't look better. - Nacarla W

  • No sweat. No glory. - Nacarla W

  • Walking to the stage. - Nacarla W

  • What does it feel like to be a pro? All eyes on you. - Nacarla W

  • Bring 'em out! - Nacarla W

  • Walking into the heat. - Nacarla W

  • Ready for another round! - Nacarla W

  • Media room. - Nacarla W

  • In the media room, mayor's announcement delayed. - Nacarla W

  • Smiling after they got a ball signed by RGIII. - Nacarla W

  • Getting there, waiting on the little one. - Nacarla W

  • Great family photo. - Nacarla W

  • #familymemories - Nacarla W

  • A sea of Redskins. - Nacarla W

  • Well worth the wait. Now I'm wondering if the headphones were signed. - Nacarla W

  • That moment when it's not TV. - Nacarla W.

  • Folders in the air! - Nacarla W

  • Still reaching. - Nacarla W

  • Get it in there! - Nacarla W

  • Down Low! - Nacarla W

  • Up high! - Nacarla W

  • And a pink football! - Nacarla W

  • Yes, a flip flop too! - Nacarla W

  • #redskinscamprva#rva#liveit#redskins - Nacarla W

  • Look to the right, headphones! - Nacarla W

  • Those years of cursive training, in action! - Nacarla W

  • He's signing some of everything! - Nacarla W

  • That moment you'll remember for the rest of your life. - Nacarla

  • Getting on their level. - Nacarla W

  • Stretch for your life. - Nacarla W

  • He arrives and the screams begin. - Nacarla W

  • There's a trend here. - Nacarla W

  • Calling in the crew to see RGIII. - Nacarla W

  • Getting closer to seeing RGIII, plenty to talk about. - Nacarla W

  • Fun Friday on the field, team in the making? - Nacarla W

  • Dippin dots make the world better. - Nacarla W

  • Eye on the field. - Nacarla W

  • Balls ready for a star signing session. - Nacarla W

  • Waiting for an autograph! - Nacarla W

  • Discussing why the players threw the ball into the other crowd. - Nacarla W

  • This little guy means business!

  • #liveit#redskinscamprva

  • Smile.

  • Young dreamers.

  • Kids VIP section

  • Supporting #98 Brian Orakpo

  • Saw a lot of these - Nacarla Webb

  • Fans man the side lines.

  • This is my son Jacob's first encounter with the Redskins up close and personal!

  • Crowd has grown from this morning. They will see more too! @LaneCBS6

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