Valor will host theAlbany Empireon May 11 at 7 PM

LAS VEGAS– The Arena Football League announced today that theWashington Valor’s home opener against the Albany Empire, scheduled for Saturday, April 21, has been moved to Friday, May 11 at 7 p.m. at Capital One Arena to accommodate the NBA and NHL playoffs.

Tickets already purchased for the April 21 date will be honored on the rescheduled date. In the event that ticketholders cannot attend the re-scheduled game, please contact Valor Membership Services for information on exchanging tickets at (202) 661-5005.


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, Tampa Bay 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).