9/18/13 – The Professional Arena Soccer League announced its full 160 game slate for the 2013/14 season today. Each of the league’s 20 teams will play 16 games.
All eyes will be on Pontoon Beach, IL November 1 as the Illinois Piasa host the expansion Tulsa Revolution to kick off the 2013/14 season. Five more teams will open their home schedule on November 2 and two more on November 3. The Revolution will have the latest home opener, hosting the Hidalgo La Fiera on November 22.
The four-time defending champion San Diego Sockers will face an early test from the Dallas Sidekicks when they return to the Valley View Casino Center on November 9.
The newly renamed La Fiera, with a roster full of former Monterrey Flash players, will head down to Monterrey to take on the new Flash at Arena Monterrey on November 3.
On November 9, the Flash will travel to Saltillo to take on Rancho Seco, marking the first game in PASL history involving two Mexican teams.
The regular season will conclude with four games on February 16.
“Our sixth season is shaping up to be our best ever,” said PASL Commissioner Kevin Milliken. “The PASL is increasingly becoming the preeminent indoor league in the country.”
In all, 17 US and 3 Mexican teams will compete for the Ron Newman Cup. The US teams will also play for the US Open Arena Soccer Championship which takes place concurrently with the PASL season. This year’s playoff format and US Open dates will be announced later.