11/11/2013 2:22 PM
The Iowa Barnstormers in conjunction with the Arena Football League are pleased to announce their 2014 regular season schedule. The Barnstormers will open the 2014 season with three straight road games, beginning on Saturday, March 15 when they travel west to take on the Spokane Shock. The road trip continues with games against the still to be named Portland expansiond franchise and Cleveland Gladiators . Iowa returns to Des Moines for their home opener on Saturday April 12, when they host the San Antonio Talons at 7:05pm.
As was announced earlier this month, the Barnstormers will compete in the AFL’s East Division for the 2014 season, which is part of the American Conference. Iowa will have home and home matchups against new division rivals the Pittsburgh Power and Philadelphia Soul, while facing the Cleveland Gladiators 3 times.
One of the highlights of the 2014 schedule is a home matchup against the expansion LA Kiss on Saturday, April 19. This game marks the return of former Barnstormers QB J.J. Raterink, who was traded to the Kiss during the offseason. In addition, the Jacksonville Sharks will make their first ever appearance in Des Moines on Saturday, May 10. The home schedule also featurres matchups against Orlando (May 31), Tampa (June 14) and San Jose (July 26). After starting the season with 5 road games in their first 7 contests, the Barnstormers will finish the season with 7 of their final 11 games at home.
Once again this season, all Iowa Barnstormers home games will be played at Wells Fargo Arena in downtown Des Moines, IA. All 9 home games will be played on Saturday evenings with a kickoff time of 7:05pm. The complete 2014 Iowa Barnstormers regular season schedule is attached.
Season tickets for the 2014 Iowa Barnstormers season remain on sale now for as little as $110.00 per seat. Don’t miss a minute of the action this season! Now is the time to order. Season tickets make a great holiday gift! To order your season tickets today, or for more information, call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log onto www.theiowabarnstormers.com.
2014 Iowa Barnstormers Schedule
Date Opponent Game Time
Sat. March 15 Iowa @ Spokane Shock 9:00pm
Mon. March 24 Iowa @ Portland 9:00pm
Fri. April 4 Iowa @ Cleveland Gladiators 6:30pm
Sat. April 12 IOWA VS. SAN ANTONIO TALONS 7:05pm
Sat. April 19 IOWA VS. LOS ANGELES KISS 7:05pm
Sun. April 27 Iowa @ Philadelphia Soul 3:00pm
Sat. May 3 Iowa @ San Antonio Talons TBD
Sat. May 10 IOWA VS. JACKSONVILLE SHARKS 7:05pm
Sat. May 17 IOWA VS. CLEVELAND GLADIATORS 7:05pm
Sat. May 24 Iowa @ New Orleans Voodoo 7:00pm
Sat. May 31 IOWA VS. ORLANDO PREDATORS 7:05pm
Sat. June 7 Iowa @ Cleveland Gladiators 6:00pm
Sat. June 14 IOWA VS. TAMPA BAY STORM 7:05pm
Fri. June 20 Iowa @ Pittsburgh Power 6:00pm
Sat. June 28 IOWA VS. PHILADELPHIA SOUL 7:05pm
Thr. July 10 Iowa @ Orlando Predators 6:30pm
Sat. July 19 IOWA VS. PITTSBURGH POWER 7:05pm
Sat. July 26 IOWA VS. SAN JOSE SABER CATS 7:05pm
**All Game Times CST and subject to change.