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NAL Expansion Announcements Begin Tomorrow- League to add Worcester, MA, Greensboro, NC, Portland, ME


ATLANTA, GEORGIA – After a successful first season of play in 2017, the National Arena League is excited to kick off their 2018 campaign.  Returning franchises include the defending Champion Jacksonville Sharks, Columbus Lions, and the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks with the previously announced expansion franchise Jersey Flight. With higher expectations and new requirements set in league bylaws, league officials set out to expand in new markets, with ownership groups and operators that reflected the league’s ideals.

The National Arena League is proud to announce they will be conducting a press conference on Wednesday, November 15th at 3pm from the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts to announce their latest franchise.  It will be streamed LIVE on the National Arena League’s Facebook page.

In addition, future press conferences in Greensboro, North Carolina and Portland, Maine will be scheduled later in the month.  Upon completion of expansion announcements, the league will unveil the 2018 National Arena League Schedule.

“In only our second year, the NAL is poised for a breakout season” stated NAL Commissioner Chris Siegfried.  “Our returning teams, coupled with these additional new markets will continue to build upon the firm foundation of the sports premier arena league. April can’t come soon enough to showcase what we have accomplished this offseason.”


The National Arena League was founded in 2016 and hosted its inaugural season in 2017 as the premiere league in arena football. The National Arena League will kick off its second season in April of 2018. For more information regarding expansion opportunities or partnerships, contact Commissioner Chris Siegfried at chris@nationalarenaleague.com or Expansion Chairman Jeff Bouchy at jeff@nationalarenaleague.com. For more information about the NAL visit www.nationalarenaleague.com, facebook.com/nationalarenaleauge, twitter.com/NALfootball, Instagram.com/natiionalarenaleague.

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