The Boise Burn will open its second season of arenafootball2 action on the road against the 2007 ArenaCup Champion Tulsa Talons, on Saturday April 5th. The Burn’s home opener is scheduled for Saturday, April 19th against the Tri-Cities Fever.
Following a bye week in Week 1, the Burn play two road games before kicking off at Qwest Arena in Week 4.
The af2 released the 2008 schedule for the 29 teams that will compete over a 16-week season. Five new teams will join the af2 in its ninth season, including the Austin Wranglers, Daytona Beach ThunderBirds, Iowa Barnstormers, Lexington Horsemen, and Peoria Pirates.
The American Conference, West Division will have a new look with the losses of Bakersfield and Everett. As a result, the Burn will play 11 divisional games; three each against Spokane, Stockton and Tri-Cities, and two against the Central Valley Coyotes. Non-divisional contests consist of four new match ups for the Burn including Tulsa and Daytona Beach on the road, and Texas and Florida at Qwest Arena. The Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz will make a return to Boise on Saturday, June 14th.
The af2’s 2008 season officially kicks off on Friday, March 28th when the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Pioneers take on the Quad City Steamwheelers.
Boise Burn 2008 schedule (times are MT):
Saturday-March 29th- BYE
Saturday-April 5th- @ Tulsa-6pm
Saturday-April 12th-@ Stockton-8pm
Saturday-April 19th-vs Tri-Cities-7:10pm
Saturday-April 26th-vs Texas-7:10pm
Saturday-May 3rd-vs Stockton-7:10pm
Sunday-May 18th-@ Daytona Beach-1pm
Saturday-May 24th-vs Central Valley-7:10pm
Saturday-May 31st -@ Tri-Cities-8pm
Saturday-June 7th-vs Spokane-7:10pm
Saturday-June 14thvs Oklahoma City-7:10pm
Saturday-June 21st -@Stockton-8pm
Saturday-June 28th-vs Tri-Cities-7:10pm
Saturday-July 5th- BYE
Saturday-July 12th-vs Florida – 7:10pm
Saturday- July 19th-@ Central Valley- 8pm
Saturday-July 26th-@ Spokane-6pm
Boise Burn season tickets starting at $110, and affordable family plans, are available by calling the Burn front office at 208.383.0080. For more information visit www.boiseburn.com.
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