Jacksonville Sharks Announce 2020 Schedule

12/10/2019 2:24 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – Following 10 seasons of arena football, nine playoff appearances, four league championship appearances, and three league championship titles the 2019 National Arena League Champions and the NAL’s Franchise of the Year the Jacksonville Sharks are proud to announce their 2020 Schedule. This will be the eleventh season of Jacksonville Sharks football and fourth season in the National Arena League. 

This season the National Arena League will open the regular season with a Kickoff Classic game featuring the defending NAL Champions the Jacksonville Sharks and the West Virginia Roughriders, who were the 2019 American Arena League Champions after finishing last year undefeated at 13-0 before joining the National Arena League for 2020. This battle of the champions will kick off Saturday, April 4, in Wheeling, WV. The kickoff classic will be the only National Arena League game featured that week as the rest of the NAL will kick off the season April 10-11. 

This year the Sharks will have 13 games during the regular season, with six away games, seven home games, and three bye weeks. The Sharks will play most of the NAL teams twice including one matchup at home and one away. Jacksonville will play their rival Orlando Predators, three times this season including one away game and two at the Shark Tank. The Sharks home schedule will kick off Saturday, April 25 against the Massachusetts Pirates following a three-game road series to start off the year. The postseason will include a playoff with the top four teams in the league, the winner of those playoff matches will advance to the 2020 National Arena League championship with the highest seeded team as the host. The full Jacksonville Sharks regular season schedule can be seen below. If you are looking for 2020 season tickets, the Sharks are offering a Holiday Special that includes Two Season Tickets, Two Sharks T-Shirts, and a Sharks Holiday Card. Call 904-621-0700 or visit to take advantage of this great offer. 

2020 Jacksonville Sharks Schedule
*All times are eastern standard time. *Postseason Dates are subject to change. *All home games are listed in bold.
Day   Date   Opponent               Time
Sat.   4/4     @West Virginia      7:00pm
Sat.   4/11   @Jersey                 7:00pm
Fri.    4/17   @Columbus            7:00pm
Sat.  4/25    Massachusetts      7:00pm
Sat.  5/2      West Virginia          7:00pm

Sat.  5/9      @Orlando                7:00pm
Sat.  5/16    Orlando                   7:00pm
                    BYE WEEK
Sat.  5/30    Columbus               7:00pm
Sat.  6/6      Carolina                  7:00pm
                    BYE WEEK
Sat.  6/20    @Carolina              7:00pm
Sat.  6/27     Jersey                   7:00pm
                    BYE WEEK
Sat.  7/11    @Massachusetts  7:30pm
Sat.  7/18     Orlando                  7:00pm  

Sat.  7/25   NAL PLAYOFFS     
Sat.  8/8     NAL CHAMPIONSHIP   


About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The 2019 & 2017 NAL Champions and ArenaBowl XXIV Champions and play all home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2020 season are now available. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on Facebook at and on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at