07/17/2017 12:20 PM -

JACKSONVILLE  – The 2017 NAL Champion Jacksonville Sharks have been invited to Duval County City Hall to meet Mayor Lenny Curry Tuesday, July 18 at 2pm. The Sharks players, coaches, staff and the NAL Championship Trophy will join Mayor Curry at 2pm to celebrate their NAL Championship victory over the Columbus Lions on July 10..

“I congratulate the Jacksonville Sharks on another national championship win,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “As an avid football fan, I know the tremendous amount of work and discipline required to reach the championship level. I am incredibly proud of the successes this team has earned and look forward to recognizing their achievements.”

The event will be held in the atrium of City Hall at 117 W. Duval St. in downtown Jacksonville and will be open to the public as photos with the players and trophy will be made available following the ceremony. This will be the last of celebration events for the Sharks for this season.  Last Saturday afternoon, the Sharks hosted a celebration event downtown at the Jacksonville Landing.

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions play all home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2017 season are now available. Shark Nation Memberships start as low as $99. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at