ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (January 12, 2018) — The Tampa Bay Rowdies will welcome Bethlehem Steel FC to Al Lang Stadium in their 2018 home opener on Saturday, March 24, as announced by the USL today.
At this time, the only way to secure tickets to the 2018 home opener is to purchase season tickets by calling (727) 222-2000 or by clicking here. Single-game tickets will be made available at a later date.
The USL regular season will feature 34 matches (up from 32 last season) played between St. Patrick’s Day weekend and the weekend of October 12-14 with the USL Playoffs to follow.
The Rowdies played Bethlehem twice last September, with both matches ending in draws. The Steel FC qualified for the playoffs as the No. 8 seed, losing to eventual champions Louisville City FC in the first round.
While the full schedule will be released soon, the Rowdies have also learned their opponent for opening weekend. Tampa Bay will travel to take on North Carolina FC on opening day, Saturday, March 17.