01/09/2015 12:00 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks and Arena Football League announced Friday that the date of the Sharks’ second road matchup with the New Orleans VooDoo has been moved due to the availability of Smoothie King Center, New Orleans’ home arena. The Sharks and VooDoo will now match up on Saturday, May 23, with kickoff set for 8:00 p.m. ET.

This matchup had originally been scheduled for Saturday, June 20. With the change, the Sharks will now have byes in Week 13 and Week 15. Both Jacksonville’s first trip to New Orleans for the March 28 season opener and the VooDoo’s appearance at Sea Best Field in the August 8 regular season finale are unaffected by this change.

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2015 season are now available, two tickets for as low as $99. To purchase your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at and Chum at