11/04/2010 11:50 AM
Barnstormers Release 2011 Schedule
Iowa Hosts Defending Arena Bowl Champs in Home Opener, March 25
DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League are pleased to announce their 2011 regular season schedule. The Barnstormers will open the 2011 season on Saturday, March 19th when they travel to Pennsylvania to take on the expansion Pittsburgh Power. Six days later, Iowa returns to Des Moines for their home opener on Friday March 25, when they host the defending Arena Bowl Champion Spokane Shock at 7:05pm.
For the 2011 season, the Barnstormers will compete in the AFL’s Central Division. Iowa will play 8 division games comprised of home and home sets versus Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City and Tulsa. The Kansas City Command has become the Barnstormers newest rival, with Iowa making their inaugural trip down I-35 on April 9 for a battle at the Sprint Center. Kansas City returns the favor on Saturday, July 9 when they come to town to Battle the Barnstormers at Wellmark Field in Des Moines.
Other highlights of the 2011 schedule include home games against former AFL Champions, the Chicago Rush (April 16), Philadelphia Soul (April 30) and Orlando Predators (June 4). Iowa kicks off the July 4th weekend with a home game against the Tulsa Talons on Friday, July 1. The Barnstormers wrap up their regular season home schedule on July 23, when the Georgia Force comes to town.
Once again this season, all Iowa Barnstormers home games will be played on Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Field at Wells Fargo Arena. This season, all 9 home games will be played on Friday and Saturday evenings with a kickoff time of 7:05pm. The complete 2011 Iowa Barnstormers regular season schedule is attached.
Season tickets for the 2011 season remain on sale now for as little as $117.00 per seat. Don’t miss a minute of the action this season! To order your seats or for more information call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log onto www.theiowabarnstormers.com.
2011 Iowa Barnstormers Schedule
Date Opponent Game Time
Sat. March 19 Iowa @ Pittsburgh Power TBD
Fri. March 25 IOWA VS. SPOKANE SHOCK 7:05pm
Fri. April 1 Iowa @ San Jose Saber Cats TBD
Sat. April 9 Iowa @ Kansas City Command TBD
Sat. April 16 IOWA VS. CHICAGO RUSH 7:05pm
Sat. April 23 Iowa @ Tulsa Talons TBD
Sat. April 30 IOWA VS. PHILADELPHIA SOUL 7:05pm
Fri. May 6 Iowa @ Dallas Vigilantes TBD
Fri. May 13 Iowa @ Jacksonville Sharks TBD
Fri. May 27 IOWA VS. UTAH BLAZE 7:05pm
Sat. June 4 IOWA VS. ORLANDO PREDATORS 7:05pm
Sat. June 11 Iowa @ Arizona Rattlers TBD
Sat. June 18 IOWA VS. DALLAS VIGILANTES 7:05pm
Sun. June 26 Iowa @ Chicago Rush TBD
Fri. July 1 IOWA VS. TULSA TALONS 7:05pm
Sat. July 9 IOWA VS. KANSAS CITY COMMAND 7:05pm
Sat. July 16 Iowa @ Milwaukee Iron TBD
Sat. July 23 IOWA VS. GEORGIA FORCE 7:05pm
**All Game Times CST and subject to change.