Colorado Springs, CO (January 19, 2018) – The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC officially announced their full 2018 schedule along with the USL today.
After announcing home openers last week, the United Soccer League (USL), one of the most prominent Division II professional leagues in the world, today announced its 2018 regular season schedule as it prepares for the biggest season in its history. The regular season will span 31 weeks and 561 games as 33 teams compete for a place in the 2018 USL Cup Playoffs.
The Switchbacks will open the 2018 campaign with a two-game homestand against LA Galaxy II and Portland Timbers 2 before hitting the road for matches against returning Western Conference rivals Saint Louis FC and USL Cup runner-up Swope Park Rangers.
The Switchbacks will see two clubs for the first time as Las Vegas Lights and Fresno FC will play their inaugural season this year. The Switchbacks will host Las Vegas May 11th and Fresno FC June 23rd.
The Switchbacks will face Rio Grande Valley FC Toros twice and home and face OKC Energy FC twice on the road. The Switchbacks will face all other Western Conference teams twice in a home-and-home series.
The Switchbacks full schedule can be found here.
The Switchbacks will kick their 2018 USL campaign on March 17 as they host LA Galaxy II at 6:00 PM at Weidner Field for St. Paddy's day celebration with fireworks and green beer. Tickets start at just $12 and are available here.