Baltimore arena football team announces 2017 schedule

January 05, 2017 | WNST Staff


WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Baltimore Arena Football team will kick off their inaugural season, presented by MedStar Health, on Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center when they play the Washington Valor. The home opener will take place on May 7 at Royal Farms Arena when the team takes on the Tampa Bay Storm at 1 p.m.

“The release of the schedule brings us closer to introducing the arena football game to the passionate fans of Baltimore,” said Baltimore Arena Football team’s head coach Omarr Smith. “We have an interesting schedule with some exciting match-ups and will face some adversity early with so many road games, but we will embrace that challenge. Most importantly we are committed to building a first class organization on and off the field that the city will be proud of, and we can’t wait for our inaugural game in Baltimore on May 7th.”

The 14-game AFL season will feature games against the Cleveland Gladiators, Philadelphia Soul and Storm, with all games played on either Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

Monumental Sports Network will broadcast all Baltimore arena football games for the 2017 inaugural season. Membership packages are available through annual or monthly subscription plans, and also include game broadcasts for the Arena Football League’s Washington Valor, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, the Capitals’ minor league affiliates the Hershey Bears (AHL) and South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL) and elite high school and community teams from the DC area.

Full season-ticket memberships are currently on sale for the inaugural season. Full season tickets start at just $8 per game. Fans can secure their season tickets for the Baltimore arena football team by calling 667-930-0200 or for more information email the membership sales team at

Single game tickets for the 2017 season will go on sale to the general public in the coming weeks. The full promotional schedule, including giveaways, theme nights and food and beverage specials, plus the entire broadcast schedule release is forthcoming.

Below is the full schedule:

Date Opponent Time
Fri. 7 @Washington 7pm
Sat. 15 @Cleveland 7pm
Sat. 22 BYE week
Sat. 29 @Philadelphia 7pm

Sun. 7 Tampa 1pm
Sat. 13 @Washington 7pm
Sat. 20 BYE week
Sat. 27 Cleveland 7pm

Sat. 3 @Tampa 7pm
Sat. 10 BYE week
Fri. 16 @Cleveland 7pm
Fri. 23 Washington 7pm

Sat. 1 BYE week
Sat. 8 Philadelphia 7pm
Sat. 15 Tampa 7pm
Sat. 22 @Washington 7pm
Sat. 29 Philadelphia 1pm

Fri. 4 Washington 7pm