The Alaska Football League is proud to announce its 2017 regular season schedule. The 10-week, 21-game schedule kicks off on Thursday, August 3rd and concludes with championship game on Sunday, October 8th. The league will play a majority of its games at AFS – Robert O Robertson Stadium. Other venues include Eagle River and Palmer high schools. The 2017 season marks the AFL’s tenth season of play. Six teams the Greatland Packers, Anchorage Cowboys, Arctic Seahawks, Valley Steelers, Eagle River Broncos and Alaska Titans are set to take the field this fall in a battle for the 2017 AFL crown. "The 2017 AFL season is shaping up to be the most successful in league history," stated AFL owner Abe Hernandez. "We have reach a decade of AFL football, I am looking forward to witnessing the fast paced, action-packed excitement that the regular and post season schedule will provide." The 2017 AFL season officially kicks off on Thursday, August 3rd as the two time AFL Champions Anchorage Cowboys face off against the Alaska Titans. The Alaska Titans formerly the Frontier 49ers will be looking to bring the franchise its first winning season. The 2017 AFL Kickoff Weekend continues on Saturday, August 5th as the defending AFL Champions Greatland Packers take on the Arctic Seahawks. The AFL Kickoff Weekend concludes on Sunday, August 6th as the Valley Steelers travel to Eagle River to take on the Broncos. Each of the AFL’s six teams will play a 6 game schedule (three home/three away) over 8 weeks. Each team will have two bye weeks, which will occur sporadically over the course of the season.