Jacksonville Sharks Announce 2011 Schedule
The Arena Football League and Jacksonville Sharks announced their 2011 season schedule earlier today.
The AFL’s 24th season will begin regular season play Friday, March 11, 2011 and culminate with ArenaBowl XXIV being played August 13, 2011.
The Jacksonville Sharks will play nine out of their 18-game schedule on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena for their sophomore season. The Sharks, reigning champions of the South Division, open the season on the road in Phoenix on Saturday, March 12. The team then returns to Jacksonville to play two divisional games at home against the Georgia Force and New Orleans VooDoo March 19 and March 26, respectively. The Sharks then travel to in-state rival Tampa Bay to face the Storm on Friday, April 1.
The Sharks return to Sea Best Field for Easter Weekend, April 23, to host the Cleveland Gladiators after traveling to the Pittsburgh Power on April 16. The Sharks will finish their home division schedule playing host to the Orlando Predators on Saturday, April 30, and the Tampa Bay Storm Saturday, June 25.
The Sharks will also host the Iowa Barnstormers, Milwaukee Iron, Dallas Vigilantes, and close out the regular season for a second consecutive year against the reigning ArenaBowl XXIII champion Spokane Shock. The Sharks travel to the Philadelphia Soul, Georgia Force, New Orleans VooDoo, Orlando Predators, San Jose Sabercats and Kansas City Command.
For a complete list of dates and times for the 2011 Jacksonville Sharks schedule visit jaxsharks.com.