Sharks Release Inaugural Season Schedule

01/06/2010 8:00 AM -

The Jacksonville Sharks announce the release of the 2010 Arena Football schedule. The inaugural season for the Jacksonville Sharks begins Saturday, April 3 in Oklahoma City. The Sharks home opener will be played Friday, April 16 vs the two-time ArenaBowl champions and intrastate rival Orlando Predators.

The Sharks schedule is highlighted by eight (8) home games, five (5) Saturday night games and three (3) Friday night contests. The schedule includes four (4) games against Orlando and Tampa, two perennial powers of arena football. The regular season concludes July 30 at home as the Sharks host the Spokane Shock, 2009 ArenaCup champions.

The full 2010 schedule is as follows (home games in bold):

4/3 – Jacksonville vs Oklahoma City
4/9 – Jacksonville vs Alabama
4/16 – Orlando vs Jacksonville
5/1 – Tulsa vs Jacksonville
5/7 – Jacksonville vs Tampa Bay
5/14 – Dallas vs Jacksonville
5/22 – Cleveland vs Jacksonville
5/29 – Jacksonville vs Spokane
6/4 – Jacksonville vs Chicago
6/18 – Jacksonville vs Orlando
6/26 – Arizona vs Jacksonville
7/3 – Alabama vs Jacksonville
7/10 – Jacksonville vs Utah
7/17 – Tampa Bay vs Jacksonville
7/24 – Jacksonville vs Bossier-Shreveport
7/30 – Spokane vs Jacksonville

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football 1 (AF1) league. All home games will be played at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season tickets for the inaugural season of the Jacksonville Sharks are now available for as low as $45. To reserve your seats or for more information please call (904) 621-0700.