Queensland-based Essendon fans will have the opportunity to see the team train ahead of its round 17 clash with Brisbane.

Open training will occur at The Gabba on Saturday, July 9 at 3pm.

Entry will be via Gate 2 from 2:45pm.

Fans can also enter their young Dons fans into this round's junior mascot competition, which sees a lucky winner run out onto the ground with the team on Sunday.

Enter the Bombers' junior mascot competition here