The Blast announced its 20-game 2016-17 Major Arena Soccer League regular-season schedule Tuesday, opening the campaign on the road against the Harrisburg Heat on Nov. 5. The Blast's home opener, the first of 10 regular-season home games at Royal Farms Arena, is set for Nov. 11 against the Milwaukee Wave.
The MASL will feature 17 teams with the Blast, the defending league champions, competing in the Eastern Division with the Heat, Syracuse Silver Knights and expansion Florida Tropics SC.
Season tickets and partial plans are currently available through the Blast office at 410-73-BLAST (410-732-5278). Single-game tickets will go on sale at a later date and will be available at the Royal Farms Arena box office, and all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling TicketMaster at 410-547-SEAT or going online at www.ticketmaster.com or the Blast office.
Blast 2016-17 schedule
Saturday, November 5 at Harrisburg Heat, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, November 11 vs. Milwaukee Wave, 7:35 p.m.
Friday, November 18 vs. Florida Tropics, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, December 3 at Florida Tropics, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, December 10 vs. Florida Tropics, 7:35 p.m.
Sunday, December 11 at Kansas City Comets, 4:05 p.m.
Saturday, December 17 at Dallas Sidekicks, 8:05 p.m.
Thursday, December 29 at Syracuse Silver Knights, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, December 30 at Harrisburg Heat, 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, January 7 vs. Dallas Sidekicks, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday, January 14 vs. Harrisburg Heat, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, January 20 at Cedar Rapids Rampage, 8:35 p.m.
Saturday, January 21 at Milwaukee Wave, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, January 29 vs. St Louis Ambush, 4:05 p.m.
Saturday, February 4 vs. Milwaukee Wave, 7:05 p.m.
Friday, February 17 vs. Syracuse Silver Knights, 7:35 p.m.
Sunday, February 19 vs. Syracuse Silver Knights, 4:05 p.m.
Friday, February 24 at Syracuse Silver Knights, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 26 at St. Louis Ambush, 4:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 5 vs. Harrisburg Heat, 4:05 p.m.