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United Football League Announces ‘Premiere’ Season Schedule

August 6, 2009

RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ – The United Football League announced today the schedule for its “Premiere” season. The UFL’s first game will be held on October 8th at Sam Boyd Stadium where the Las Vegas franchise will host San Francisco. This game will kick-off at 6:00 PM Pacific and will be shown on VERSUS in HD. The complete UFL “Premiere” schedule is:

      WEEK     DATE           TEAMS          LOCATION     TIME      TELEVISION
      ----     ----           -----          --------     ----      ----------
    Week 1    Thursday,    San Francisco at  Sam Boyd     6:00 PM     VERSUS
              October 8    Las Vegas         Stadium      Pacific
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 1    Saturday,    New York at       Citrus       7:00 PM     HDNet
              October 10   Florida           Bowl         Eastern
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 2    Wednesday,   Florida at Las    Sam Boyd     6:00 PM     VERSUS
              October 14   Vegas             Stadium      Pacific
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 2    Saturday,    New York at San   AT&T Park*   6:00 PM     HDNet
              October 17   Francisco                      Pacific
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 3    Thursday,    San Francisco at  Citrus Bowl  7:00 PM     VERSUS
              October 22   Florida                        Eastern
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 3    BYE WEEK     Las Vegas &
                           New York
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 4    Thursday,    San Francisco at  TBA          7:00 PM     VERSUS
              October 29   New York                       Eastern
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 4    Friday,      Las Vegas at      TBA          7:00 PM     HDNet
              October 30   Florida                        Eastern
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 5    Wednesday,   Las Vegas at New  James M.     7:00 PM     VERSUS
              November 4   York              Shuart       Eastern
                                             Stadium,
                                             Hofstra
                                             Uniondale, NY
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 5    BYE WEEK     Florida &
                           San Francisco
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 6    Thursday,    Las Vegas at San  AT&T Park    6:00 PM     VERSUS
              November 12  Francisco                      Pacific
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 6    Saturday,    Florida at New    Rentschler   7:00 PM     HDNet
              November 14  York              Field -      Eastern
                                             Hartford,
                                             Conn.
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 7    Thursday,    Florida at San    AT&T Park    6:00 PM     VERSUS
              November 19  Francisco                      Pacific
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 7    Friday,      New York at Las   Home Depot   6:00 PM     HDNet
              November 20  Vegas             Ctr.,        Pacific
                                             Los Angeles,
                                             Calif.
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------
    Week 8    Friday,      Championship      Sam Boyd     Noon        VERSUS
              November 27  Game              Stadium      Pacific
    ------    ---------    ---------------- ----------    -------  -----------

    * baseball stadium

Tickets for most games go on-sale Wednesday, August 12th at 10:00 am local time in each market. All games in baseball stadiums are subject to relocation. Two of the locations will be announced next week during press conferences along with the on-sale date. The average regular season ticket price at UFL games will be $20 and $50 for the Championship Game. Groups larger than 10 are eligible for group discount packages and other benefits. For more information about group packages and accompanying fan experiences such as pre-game field visits and creation of fan tunnels for players to run through, please contact UFL Group Tickets at 877.UFL.2009.

“Our “Premiere” season stadiums are of the highest quality and we are thrilled to play our games at these professional venues,” said Commissioner Michael Huyghue. “Each facility has been more than accommodating and shares our vision of providing quality professional sports entertainment at affordable prices. We look forward to announcing team names, unveiling uniforms and launching our ticket sales in each of our markets the week of August 10th.

To purchase tickets for Las Vegas games at Sam Boyd Stadium:

  • Call UNLV Tickets Charge by Phone at 702.739.FANS or log onto www.UNLVtickets.com.
  • Visit any UNLV Tickets Outlets, located at The Galleria at Sunset, all Stations Casinos and Fiestas.
  • Tickets are also available for purchase at the Thomas and Mack Arena Box Office. Box office is open Monday-Friday from 10 AM – 6 PM and 10 AM – 4 PM on Saturday.
  • Fans can purchase three-game season package (2-regular season games plus Championship Game) with a savings of $5 per ticket(s).

To purchase tickets for the Las Vegas game at Home Depot Center in LA:

  • Call Ticketmaster Charge by Phone at 800.745.3000 or log onto www.ticketmaster.com.
  • Tickets may also be purchased at all Ticketmaster retail ticket locations in metro Los Angeles including Wherehouse Records, Robinsons-May, Tower Records, Ritmo Latino and Tu Musica.
  • Tickets are also available for purchase at the Home Depot Center Box Office located at 18400 Avalon Blvd in Carson. The Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM – 6 PM.

To purchase tickets for the New York game at Hofstra University:

To purchase tickets for the New York game at Rentschler Field in Hartford:

  • Call Ticketmaster Charge by Phone at 800.745.3000 or log onto www.ticketmaster.com.
  • Visit the XL Center Box Office, which is open Monday-Friday from NOON – 5 PM. The XL Center Box Office is located in the XL Center Atrium outside Main Entrance to the arena, on the corner of Asylum and Trumbull Streets. Please note the XL Center Box Office does not sell tickets to an event on the first day tickets are on-sale.

To purchase tickets for Orlando games at the Citrus Bowl:

  • Call Ticketmaster Charge by Phone at 800.745.3000
  • Visit www.ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster Centers in the metro Orlando area (including F.Y.E. stores or Guest Services at the Florida Mall).
  • Tickets are also available for purchase at the Amway Arena Box Office located on the East Side of the Arena. Box office is open Monday-Friday from 10 AM – 6 PM.

To purchase tickets for San Francisco Games at AT&T Park:

  • Call Tickets.com at 800.225.2277 or logging onto www.tickets.com.
  • Visit any Giants Dugout Store, Sacramento State University or UC Davis
  • Tickets are also available for purchase at the San Francisco Giants Box Office at AT&T Park from 9 AM – 5 PM.
  • Fans can purchase three-game regular season package with a savings of $5 per ticket(s). Offer valid until 10/31.

The UFL has also scheduled press conferences to announce team names and unveil uniforms in Las Vegas on August 10th, in San Francisco on August 11th, in Orlando on August 12th and in New York on August 13th. For information on press events, please contact Rachel Gary at Rachel.Gary@ufl-football.com.

About The UFL

The UFL was developed to fulfill the unmet needs of football fans in major markets currently underserved by professional football by providing a high quality traditional football league comprised of world class professional football players. The UFL will serve the communities with pride, dedication and passion, and uphold a leadership role in the development of football worldwide. The UFL will provide every fan with an affordable, accessible, exciting and entertaining game experience. Scheduled to debut in October 2009, the UFL’s headquarters is in New York, N.Y. and has satellite offices in Jacksonville, Fla. and Rutherford, N.J. The UFL is led by Commissioner Michael Huyghue, COO Frank Vuono and is being funded by a consortium of investors including UFL Founder Bill Hambrecht, Tim Armstrong, Bill Mayer and Paul Pelosi. For more information on the UFL and how to purchase tickets for the UFL’s “Premiere” season, please visit www.ufl-football.com. For group ticket sales, please call 877.UFL.2009.

    Contact:  Rachel Gary
              (973) 477-8439
              Rachel.Gary@ufl-football.com

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