Pirates Announce ‘Opening Night’ Start Time, Other Home Game Adjustments

By: Oliver Nissi
Pirates Insider
March 8, 2021

WORCESTER, MA. — When the IFL released an updated schedule for the 2021 season last month, Massachusetts Pirates fans were left wondering when they would be able to see the Pirates play their home opener. This information has now been revealed, as the Massachusetts Pirates will host the Spokane Shock on Saturday, May 22nd. Kickoff for this game is scheduled for 7:30 PM/ET at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA.

The Pirates have also announced start time changes to two other home games, starting with the second home game of the season against the Louisville Xtreme. The game will still be played on Saturday, June 5th, but has been pushed back from 7:05 PM/ET to 7:30 PM/ET.

The start time of the Pirates’ final home game of the 2021 season has also been pushed back as well, from 7:05 PM/ET to 7:30 PM/ET. The game will still take place on Saturday, August 21st and the Pirates will host the Iowa Barnstormers that night.

To reserve your tickets to Pirates home games this season, visit masspiratesfootball.com or call (508) 452-6277.

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