NAL UPDATES ITS 2022 SCHEDULE

All Six Teams Set for April 23 Season Opener

ATLANTA, GA – The National Arena League announced today that it has made some changes to its 2022 schedule since it was originally released at the end of last year. These changes will take effect immediately and will serve as the official schedule for the 2022 season. All six teams will kick off their regular season this April with training camp scheduled to take place at the beginning of the month.

The league is proud to announce all six teams will continue to hold to its 14-week regular season schedule which will be followed by a playoff round that will feature the league’s top four teams to determine the 2022 NAL Champion.  The Championship game is scheduled for the weekend of August 13th.

The entire updated 2022 National Arena League schedule has been listed below. The season opener date will continue to be Saturday, April 23 and all six teams will play that day to kickoff the much anticipated 2022 NAL season. 

2021 NATIONAL ARENA LEAGUE SCHEDULE

WEEK 1 
Sat. April 23 - Carolina @ Albany
Sat. April 23 - Jacksonville @ Columbus
Sat. April 23 - Orlando @ San Antonio

WEEK 2
Sat. April 30 - Columbus @ San Antonio
Sat. April 30 - Orlando @ Carolina
Sat. April 30 - Albany @ Jacksonville

WEEK 3 
Sat. May 7 - Albany @ Orlando
Sat. May 7 - Jacksonville @ Carolina

BYE: San Antonio, Columbus

WEEK 4 
Sat. May 14 - Columbus @ Jacksonville
Sun. May 15 - Carolina @ Orlando

BYE: Albany, San Antonio

WEEK 5

Fri. May 20 - San Antonio @ Carolina
Sat. May 21 - Jacksonville @ Albany

BYE: Columbus, Orlando

WEEK 6
Fri. May 27 - Albany @ Columbus
Sat. May 28 - Jacksonville @ Carolina
Sat. May 28 - San Antonio @ Orlando


WEEK 7 
Fri. June 3 - San Antonio @ Jacksonville
Fri. June 3 - Columbus @ Orlando
Sat. June 4 - Carolina @ Albany

WEEK 8 
Fri. June 10 - Carolina @ Columbus
Sat. June 11- Albany @ San Antonio
Sat. June 11 - Orlando @ Jacksonville

WEEK 9 
Fri. June 17 - Jacksonville @ Columbus
Fri. June 17 - San Antonio @ Orlando
Sat. June 18 - Albany @ Carolina

WEEK 10 
Fri. June 24 - Orlando @ Jacksonville
Sat. June 25 - Carolina @ San Antonio
Sun. June 26 - Columbus @ Albany

WEEK 11 
Fri. July 1 - Jacksonville @ Orlando
Sat. July 2 - Albany @ San Antonio
Sat. July 2 - Columbus @ Carolina

WEEK 12
Sat. July 9 - San Antonio @ Columbus
Sat. July 9 - Carolina @ Jacksonville

BYE: Orlando, Albany

WEEK 13 
Sat. July 16 - Columbus @ Carolina
Sat. July 16 - Orlando @ Albany
Sat. July 16 - Jacksonville @ San Antonio

WEEK 14
Sat. July 23 - Carolina @ Jacksonville
Sat. July 23 - Orlando @ Columbus
Sat. July 23 - San Antonio @ Albany


For any media requests for the upcoming season please contact media@nationalarenaleague.com

The Empire’s first home game is April 23rd, 2022 when they host the Jacksonville Sharks at the MVP Arena. Season tickets are available by calling 518-714-2200 Ext 101 or emailing mwoods@albanyempirenal.com  

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The National Arena League was founded in 2016 and hosted its inaugural season in 2017 as the premier league in arena football. For more information regarding expansion opportunities or partnerships, contact Commissioner Chris Siegfried at chris@nationalarenaleague.com . For more information about the NAL visit www.nationalarenaleague.com, facebook.com/nationalarenaleauge, twitter.com/NALfootball, Instagram.com/nationalarenaleague.