vs San Antonio Talons
For the 2012 season, the Barnstormers will compete in the AFL’s Central Division. Iowa will play six division games comprised of home and home sets versus Chicago, Kansas City and San Antonio. Having relocated from Tulsa, the San Antonio Talons have become the Barnstormers newest division opponent. Iowa’s rivalry with Kansas City returns when the Barnstormers host the Command on Saturday, May 12. The teams then reverse roles for a rematch on Saturday, July 7th in Kansas City at the Sprint Center.
Other highlights of the 2012 schedule include home games against former AFL Champions, the Arizona Rattlers (April 14) and the San Jose Sabercats (April 28). Iowa travels to Jacksonville to take on the defending AFL Champion Sharks on Saturday, May 19th. The Barnstormers are also featured on national television when they host the Cleveland Gladiators on Friday, June 2nd live on the NFL Network. Iowa will host their 4th annual military night when the Pittsburgh Power comes to town on Saturday, June 30. The Barnstormers wrap up their regular season home schedule on July 21, when they battle San Antonio.
Once again this season, all Iowa Barnstormers home games will be played on Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Field at Wells Fargo Arena. All 9 home games will be played on Friday and Saturday evenings with a kickoff time of 7:05pm