Arena Football League Championship Game Comes to Las Vegas

Culimanting the Arena Football League season play of 25 football teams competing around the U.S., the 10th anniversary season championship game will be held for the first time in Las Vegas this Saturday at the Orleans Arena. 

The Arena Football League 2’s (af2) ArenaCup championship game is at 7 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, pitting the American Conference Champion Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers will face off against the National Conference Champion Spokane Shock. 

To help create a memorable experience for Las Vegans and out-of-town fans alike, af2 and the Orleans will host a variety of events before and after the title game, including a bowling tournament on Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Orleans Bowling Center for $9; a poker tournament at the Orleans Poker Room on Saturday at 10 a.m. for a 65 buy-in.  

A fan fest will also be held at the Orleans Arena Executive Lot on Saturday from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  A post-game party is on Saturday, sponsored by Raven Magazine, will be in the Orleans Big Easy Lounge from 10 p.m. – 12 a.m., FREE 

All events take place at The Orleans Hotel and Casino and the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, 4500 West Tropicana Avenue.  ArenaCup tickets are on sale now, and are priced at $17.50, $32.50, $45 and $60 inclusive of tax and fees. Ticket and event information is available by calling 702-284-7777 or visiting www.orleansarena.com.

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