Win tickets to the 1st USFL game at Birmingham’s Protective Stadium, April 16th [Giveaway]


Pro Football is coming to The Magic City, starting April 16th! (Protective Stadium)

On Saturday, April 16th, the United States Football League (USFL) is kicking off their inaugural season—and you’re invited! Come out to the new Protective Stadium to see Birmingham Stallions take on the New Jersey Generals—it’s a game you DON’T want to miss.

Click here to buy your tickets to the USFL kickoff game & keep reading to enter our giveaway to win tickets + awesome USFL merch!

Event Details: Birmingham Stallions vs. New Jersey Generals, April 16th

On Saturday, April 16th, Protective Stadium is the ONLY place to be! (USFL)
  • What: USFL’s Inaugural Season kickoff, New Jersey Generals vs. Birmingham Stallions
  • Where: Protective Stadium, 1020 24th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • When: Saturday, April 16th from 6:30PM to 10PM (Kickoff times are subject to change)
  • Tickets: Purchase tickets via Ticketmaster or the BJCC Central Ticket Office, which will be open two hours prior to kickoff. Kids under 15 admitted free (limit three children per one ticketed adult).

Ready to see the USFL kick off their inaugural season? This once-in-a-lifetime event is going to be the biggest game in town, PLUS it’ll be televised live on NBC and FOX.

Fun Fact: This will be the first time a scheduled sports competition has aired at the same time on two competitive networks since Super Bowl I aired on NBC and CBS on January 15th, 1967.

With tickets available at only $10 (plus, kids get in free!), it’s never been easier to watch Pro Football live & in person. Come see history in the making as the Birmingham Stallions take on the New Jersey Generals—click here to buy your tickets!

Meet the USFL, America’s Newest Football League

The Birmingham Stallions are one of eight teams that make up the USFL. (USFL)

Birmingham, there’s a new Pro Football team in town. The USFL is a brand-new American Football league headquartered right here in The Magic City.

The USFL consists of eight teams from across the country:

Earlier this year, we learned some very exciting news: all USFL regular season games would be played right here in Birmingham, Alabama! With 40 games scheduled at Protective Stadium and Legion Field, Birmingham is in for an impressive season of football.

Click here to view the full USFL Schedule and get your tickets!

Pro Tip: Plan ahead for Parking

Did you know there are more than 10,000 parking spots available within a 10-minute walk of Protective Stadium? (BJCC)

Parking in Uptown can seem intimidating—especially when there is a big event in town—but don’t worry, it’s easier than you think!

All lots are pay on-site on the day of the game. $10 parking is available in the Green Lot.

Don’t want to drive? Consider carpooling with friends or catching a ride-sharing service like Uber, Lyft or Birmingham On-Demand.

Click here for more information on how to plan your visit to Protective Stadium!

Win tickets + merch to the USFL Kickoff on Saturday, April 16th 🎉

To help get you ready for the kickoff game, we’re giving away two pairs of tickets + USFL merch! Our USFL Kickoff Package (value $250) includes:

  • One (1) USFL Pullover 🏈
  • One (1) USFL Duffel Bag 👝
  • One (1) Water Bottle 🏅
  • One (1) Hat 🧢
  • Four (4) Premium General Admission Tickets 🎟️

Ready to enter? Head over to our Instagram page, like this post, follow @bhamnow and @theusfl and tag your +1. We’ll announce the winner on Wednesday, April 13th!

Planning to attend the USFL Kickoff on Saturday, April 16th? Click here to buy your tickets and tag us @bhamnow in your photos!

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Nathan Watson
Nathan Watson

Senior Content Producer with Bham Now | Originally from Tennessee, Nathan moved to The Magic City after graduating from Birmingham-Southern College. Nathan is passionate about recognizing Birmingham's history and is thrilled to learn more about the big things planned for The Magic City's future.

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