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Barnstormers Kick-Off Season in Nebraska on February 23

November 15, 2017 - Indoor Football League (IFL) - Iowa Barnstormers News Release

DES MOINES - The Iowa Barnstormers and the Indoor Football League (IFL) are pleased to announce their 2018 season schedule. The Barnstormers will open on the road against the Nebraska Danger on Friday, February 23, 2018. The team will return to Des Moines for their home opener against the Arizona Rattlers on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

The 2018 IFL season marks the league's 10th season of play and will feature a 14 regular-season game schedule. The league is also welcoming two new member teams this season with the addition of the Bloomington Edge and the West Michigan Ironmen.

The Barnstormers 2018 home schedule will consist of eight total home games and will kick-off with a matchup versus long-time rivals the Arizona Rattlers on Saturday, March 10. The home schedule also hosts the Nebraska Danger (March 10), Bloomington Edge (April 14), Green Bay Blizzard (April 28), Cedar Rapids Titans (May 11), Sioux Falls Storm (May 19), Bloomington Edge (June 2), and West Michigan Ironmen (June 16).

The 2018 season features a balanced schedule, allowing the Barnstormers to face each of their IFL opponents two times throughout the regular season. The Barnstormers will be traveling a total of six times in 2018, kicking off the season on the road against the Nebraska Danger on Friday, February 23. The season also includes travel to Cedar Rapids Titans (March 24), Arizona Rattlers (March 31), West Michigan Ironmen (April 21), Green Bay Blizzard (May 5), and Sioux Falls Storm (June 8).

Once again this season, all Iowa Barnstormers home games will be played at Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. A complete 2018 schedule is attached.

The Iowa Barnstormers 2018 promotional schedule will be released soon.

Season Tickets are on sale for the Iowa Barnstormers 2018 season starting as low as $80 per seat. Don't miss a minute of the action this season! For more information, call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log on to www.theiowabarnstormers.com .

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