05/13/2014 7:54 AM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks announced Tuesday that the kickoff time for the Sharks’ home game against the Spokane Shock on June 7 has moved to 3:00 p.m.

“June 7 is going to be a big day for sports here in Jacksonville, and we’re proud to move our kickoff time to support the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team.” Sharks Managing Partner Jeff Bouchy said. “Our game will be over by 6:00, so fans can enjoy both games on a day full of family fun. Come on out to the Shark Tank to watch the Sharks take on the Shock, then head on over to the stadium and see team USA get geared up for the World Cup.”

This Week 13 matchup had been originally scheduled for 7:00 p.m. With the new kickoff time, doors will open at 1:30 for Sharks Season Ticket Holders and 2:00 for the general public.

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time 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 2014 season are now available, two tickets for as low as $121. To purchase 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 and Chum at

About the AFL

Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire season. The AFL schedule then culminates with the ArenaBowl Championship game live on ESPN.