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ArenaBowl XXXI Matchup Set: Baltimore Brigade to Host Washington Valor

Saturday July 21, 2018

 ArenaBowl XXXI on Saturday, July 28 with kickoff at 7:00 p.m. ET at Royal Farms Arena

LAS VEGAS – The Arena Football League has announced ArenaBowl XXXI matchup between the #2 seed Baltimore Brigade and the #4 seed Washington Valor. ArenaBowl XXXI will be played on Saturday, July 28th at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD at 7:00 p.m. ET. The League’s 31st championship game will be seen live on CBS Sports Network.

Last night, the Brigade defeated the two-time defending champion Soul, 53-41 and by winning both games of their home-and-home series, the Brigade advance to their first ArenaBowl.

By virtue of Washington’s win tonight over the Empire, 47-40 and having the higher aggregate score of 103-97 in their home-and-home series, the Valor reach their first ArenaBowl.


Saturday, July 28 at 7:00 p.m. ET – Royal Farms Arena (Baltimore, MD)

#4 Washington Valor at #2 Baltimore Brigade

CBS Sports Network


The Arena Football League will enter its 31st Season in 2018. 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. Teams slated for 2018 include: Albany, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. CBS Sports Network nationally broadcasts AFL games each week, culminating with the ArenaBowl. The AFL launched AFLNow, the League’s streaming “Over-the-Top” network to give fans even more access to the League on For all the latest news and discussion on the Arena Football League follow the AFL on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@aflarenaball).