01/28/2015 11:45 AM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks and the Arena Football League announced Wednesday that the date and time of the Sharks’ 2015 home opener have been changed. The Sharks will now take on the Orlando Predators on Friday, April 3, with kickoff on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena set for 8:00 p.m.

The two teams had previously been scheduled to play the following day. The Sharks’ other two regular season meetings with Orlando remain 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 as low as $99. To reserve 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

About the AFL

Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased a fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The ESPN family of networks and CBS Sports Network will nationally broadcast AFL games each week for the entire 2015 season. The AFL schedule culminates each season with the ArenaBowl on ESPN.