The 2017 National Arena League football schedule was revealed on the NAL website (www.nationalarenaleague.com), and the Georgia Firebirds will play one Monday, one Sunday and ten Saturday games. The Firebirds first contest is a home game on March 18 against the High Country Grizzlies. Followed by the first ever matchup between Georgia and former AFL power Jacksonville Sharks. A game against an in-state opponent follows when the Firebirds visit the Columbus Lions on April 1.
Other home games include the Corpus Christi Rage (April 8), the Dayton Wolfpack (April 29), the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks (June 10) and Columbus (June 17).
Three of the last four games of the season will be in the friendly confines of the Albany Civic Center, with the Firebirds only road game against the Monterrey Steel in Mexico.
2017 Football Schedule
- March 18 High Country Grizzles - Albany Civic Center 7:00 PM
- March 25 Jacksonville Sharks - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena 7:00 PM
- April 1 Columbus Lions - Columbus Civic Center 7:00 PM
- April 8 Corpus Christi Rage - Albany Civic Center 7:00 PM
- April 15 Lehigh Valley Steelhawks - PPL Center 7:00 PM
- April 29 Dayton Wolfpack - Albany Civic Center 7:00 PM
- May 7 (Sun) High Country Grizzles - George M. Holmes Convocation Center 3:30 PM
- May 20 Corpus Christi Rage - American Bank Center 8:00 PM
- May 27 Monterrey Steel - Albany Civic Center 7:00 PM
- June 5 (Mon) Monterrey Steel - Arena Monterrey, Mexico 8:00 PM
- June 10 Lehigh Valley - Albany Civic Center 7:00 PM
- June 17 Columbus Lions - Albany Civic Center 7:00 PM