NAL, RAGE RELEASE 2017 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE
Season Kicks Off on March 20th, 2017; Home Opener vs. Columbus Lions on March 26,2017
Corpus Christi (January 19, 2017) – The National Arena League and the Corpus Christi Rage have released the 2017 regular-season schedule. The Rage will open the regular season on Monday, March 20th with a battle against Monterrey Steel when they travel to face the Steel in Monterrey Mexico.
The team’s home opener at the American Bank Center will be on Sunday, March 26th with a match-up with the Columbus Lions. The team’s twelve-game schedule begins with a trip to Monterrey Mexico where the Rage will take on the Monterrey Steel. The Steel are the first team from Mexico to play in a arena football league since the Toronto Phantoms in 2001. The Rage home opener will feature an exciting match-up with a perennial power in indoor football the Columbus Lions. The Lions have won championships in 2015 and 2016 in their respective leagues. The schedule also includes a match-up in Jacksonville Florida against the Jacksonville Sharks. The Sharks come to the National Arena League after having been members of the Arena Football League where in 2011 they captured the Arena Bowl title with a victory over the Arizona Rattlers. The Sharks visit the American Bank Center Sunday May 28th,2017 for a match up with the Rage.
“This season will bring a lot of interesting and new rivalries, but the goal remains the same – an NAL title,” said Rage Owner Eric Smith. “One of those new rivals will be with Monterrey right out of the gate in Week 1, but our players will look forward to the challenge and environment in Monterrey.
Season tickets can be purchased through ticketmaster at 361-826-4744.