04/13/2012 7:24 AM - The ArenaBowl XXIV Champion Jacksonville Sharks take the field at home on Friday night, hosting the West Division's Utah Blaze. The Sharks are 1-0 all-time against Utah, winning the teams' only meeting in 2010. Tonight's game is set to kick off at 8:00 p.m.


SharkFest is back! Check out our pregame block party just outside the front entrance of the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, where you can ride the giant inflatable Shark Slide and enjoy Sea Best Seafood. Many of our other corporate partners will be on hand, so be sure to stop by their displays as well. SharkFest is set to begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

Gates Open

Tonight, gates will open at 6:40 p.m. for season ticket holders and 7:00 p.m. for the general public.

Hollywood Award Night

We're rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood Award Night! Enjoy the award show ambience as we spend the evening paying tribute to the silver screen. We'll hand out 2012 "Sharkie" awards all throughout the night, and if you come dressed as your favorite Hollywood star you might just take home an award of your own!

Ring Replica Pickup

Season ticket holders who qualified for desktop ring replicas will be able to pick up those items across from the Merch Stand behind Section 106. Note that you must physically present the redemption voucher that was included in your season ticket package in order to receive your desktop ring replica. Photocopies or any other forms of duplication will not be accepted. No cash value.

Please note that the Championship DVD Sets are not ready for tonight's game, so please keep those vouchers in a safe place. DVDs should be available for pickup beginning on the April 28 game against the Spokane Shock.

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and back-to-back South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2012 season are now available, two tickets as low as $123. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at