The American Arena League is pleased to announce the 2018 AAL All-Star Classic will be played on August 25th, at 7:00 p.m. in Florence, South Carolina at the Florence Center. The Florence Center is a 10,000 seat venue centrally located within the AAL foot print. Florence, South Carolina was one of three cities bidding for the event.
The game will be hosted by the American Arena League in conjunction with the Carolina Havoc (Florence, SC) and will feature the All - League players that were selected by AAL owners and coaches. This season, the American Arena League team rosters were composed of some of the best athletes in arena football including 35 players with NFL ties, a former NFL Pro Bowl player, and a winning member of the Super Bowl XLIV team.
The AAL All-Stars will be split into two squads; the Stars squad and the Stripes squad. Players will arrive several days prior to the event for practice and enjoy various community activities and attractions.
American Arena League CEO, Tony Zefiretto expressed his excitement in announcing a partnership with Go Live Sports Cast to broadcast the game on ESPN3 and ESPN+. “The AAL has received interest from cities and new potential owners from across the U.S. Having our AAL All-Star game recognized by an international audience on ESPN3 and ESPN+ allows us to continue to receive national recognition.”
ESPN+ is a new service that provides original programming and professional live sporting events including Major League Baseball (MLB), Major League Soccer (MLS), National Hockey League (NHL), select Professional Golfer Association Tour Golf (PGA), Top Rank Boxing, Grand Slam Tennis (including Wimbledon), The US Open and now including the American Arena League. ESPN+ also carries NCAA Football, Basketball, Lacrosse, Softball and more. ESPN+ is available through the WatchESPN app and on their digital platforms, including ROKU and Apple TV.
“We’re excited to partner with the AAL” said Frank Mazzella owner of Go Live Sports Cast parent company Soundque Entertainment. “We look forward to bringing the league, its member teams and players national exposure on ESPN3.”
Tickets for the event are $18.00 for the lower bowl seats and $13.00 for upper bowl seats and can be purchased through the Florence Center.
To look up where to watch the game you can go to americanarenaleague.com, golivesportscast.com, espn.com/watch and espnplus.com.