Los Angeles, CA (December 10TH, 2015) – The Arena Football League (AFL) announced today their 2016 league schedule, which features the LA KISS playing each team twice throughout the season. The LA KISS will kick off the regular season, on Saturday, April 2nd against the Jacksonville Sharks at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
“I am very excited about how the team is shaping up this year, and we plan to compete for a championship this year” said Joe Windham, CEO of LA KISS. “The fans have been great and showing a lot of support. We can’t wait to show them how great LA KISS Football can be.”
The new version of the AFL schedule consists of eight teams playing each other at least twice. The AFL American Conference will consist of the Jacksonville Sharks, Orlando Predators, Philadelphia Soul and Tampa Bay Storm. While the AFL National Conference, will feature the Arizona Rattlers, Portland Thunder, Cleveland Gladiators and LA KISS.
The AFL postseason, will feature three rounds of play, concluding with ArenaBowl XXIX the weekend of August 26th. The champions of the American and National Conference will be seeded 1 and 2, followed by the teams with the highest to lowest record, being seeded 3-8. The top four seeds will host first round postseason games, and then the two highest remaining seeds will host the semi-final rounds, the following weekend. The top remaining seed from the semi-final round will then host ArenaBowl XXIX.
Maintaining the momentum from the second half of last season, LA KISS have made several acquisitions on both sides of the ball to bolster the roster, in addition to hiring a new Head Coach for the 2016 season.
“This is going to be a GAME CHANGING year for the LA KISS” said Omarr Smith, Head Coach of LA KISS. “The 2016 schedule provides us with many challenges but we embrace each and every one of them. Each team in the league has an abundance of talented players which will in turn provide a great product and competitive football week in and week out. We look forward to a great 2016 campaign and showcasing a NEW and EXCITING brand of football to the LA KISS fans.”
The LA KISS still have limited number of Family4Packs available! This exclusive package offers LA KISS fans, 4 season tickets for $270* ($67.50 per seat*), along with all of the season ticket holder amenities:
- Paul Stanley custom designed draw string bag
- Commemorative pin
- LA KISS branded lanyard and ticket sleeve
- Custom designed STH book of tickets
- 50 will be autographed by Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley
- 10% Off LA KISS merchandise in the team store
- Mini LA KISS football
- Discount at participating partners
- STH Bring A Friend Nights
- Early entry at all home games
- First right of refusal for your playoff seats
- No ticket goes unused program
- Access to account manager
For more information about the LA KISS Family4Pack or single game tickets, please visit LAKISSFootball.com or call 714-462-KISS (5477).
ABOUT LA KISS FOOTBALL:
Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, two of the greatest showmen of all time, brought pro football to Los Angeles with the formation of LA KISS Football. In just one year, LA KISS has become a phenomenon by taking the KISS mentality and applying it to a sports team. LA KISS represents the fusion of entertainment and sports like no other brand and delivers an all-encompassing in-game experience that is second to none. LA KISS ownership combines over 40 years of success in both entertainment, sports and business. The leadership team looks to challenge and redefine the term “sports entertainment” by applying the KISS mindset to everything they do. For more information, visit lakissfootball.com or follow the team on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.