Bucks Release 2021 Schedule
BISMARCK, ND - The Bismarck Bucks have announced their 16-game schedule for the 2021 Indoor Football League (IFL) season. Up from 14 scheduled games in 2020, the expanded schedule is a nod of appreciation to the fans and corporate partners that stuck with the teams and league during the shortened 2020 COVID-impacted season.
With more games and new opponents, the Bucks will begin the season with their home opener at the Bismarck Event Center against a new league addition, the Massachusetts Pirates on Friday, April 2.
The Bucks will then remain at home the following weekend, Saturday, April 10, when they take on their rivals, the Sioux Falls Storm at 6:05 p.m.
In their final home game of the season, the Bucks will host another addition to the league, the Spokane Shock on Friday, July 16 at 6:05 p.m.
Three expansion teams appear on the Bucks schedule for 2021, including the Massachusetts Pirates, Northern Arizona Wranglers, and Spokane Shock. Bismarck will host each one of these teams. Additional league expansion teams include the Duke City Gladiators, Frisco Fighters and Louisville Xtreme.
The first round of the 2021 IFL Playoffs is scheduled to begin on the weekend of July 31, with the second round taking place on the weekend of August 7. United Bowl weekend will be August 21.
The full schedule can be found on the Bucks www.bismarckbucks.com and league www.goifl.com websites. The Bucks look forward to extending a warm welcome back to the Buck's turf in 2021.
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