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Pittsburgh Steelers plan festivities for 50th training camp at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be celebrating their 50th year at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA in a little under two weeks. The team unveiled plans for some festivities to celebrate the occasion.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are about to embark on their 50th training camp at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, PA. Earlier this year the team created a special logo to commemorate the occasion, and they have decided to make the opening of camp more of a spectacle for the fans.

Per, the events will take place Sunday July 26th, the first workout for the team:

The festivities begin at Noon. Activities include the Steelers Experience featuring interactive areas, live music from KISS-FM DJ Scottro and much more. There will also be a youth football tribute throughout the afternoon.

Fans will also have numerous opportunities to win daily prizes, including $50 Steelers Pro Shop gift cards and special pre and post-practice VIP experiences.

Prior to practice, Steelers' play-by-play announcer Bill Hillgrove will host a special on field ceremony that will feature Steelers President Art Rooney II, Chairman Dan Rooney, Steelers alumni from each decade and Saint Vincent College Dignitaries.

In addition, Pittsburgh native and former contestant on "The Voice," Chris Jamison, will sing the National Anthem as the 28th Infantry Division of the Pa. National Guard presents our nation's colors.

Practice is scheduled to start at 2:55 p.m. Following practice there will be a special Steelers Nation Unite VIP experience.

Fans arriving early can attend Black and Gold service, which takes place at the Saint Vincent Basilica starting at 11:30 a.m.

If any Steelers fan has not made the journey to Latrobe to watch a training camp workout, you are strongly encouraged to do so, and it looks as if the first workout on the 26th might be a good one to try and attend.

The Steelers are one of the few NFL teams who still travel to a college, or different location, to hold their training camp. After the latest NFL lockout, most teams decided to stop traveling to a different location for training camp. AFC North rival Baltimore Ravens used to travel to McDaniel College to have a similar experience for their fans, but haven't returned since the lockout. They now simply hold a few open practices at M&T Bank Stadium for fans to attend for free.

The Steelers are a throwback team in many ways, and the way they hold training camp is just another addition to a long list.