The team's mens and womens sides will take the field against the Columbus Rapids on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. inside the Yuengling Center at University of South Florida.
Tickets to see the Tampa Bay Strikers go on sale Friday, Jan. 6 and start at $15.
Season ticket packages are available, too. Each match day features two games, womens and mens, for the price of one ticket.
Each game consists of four, 15-minute quarters, with each side putting five players and a goalkeeper on the 200-foot long field.
Matches on Sunday, Feb. 26 feature new cross-state rivals, Orlando's Central Florida Crusaders coming to Tampa.
As previously reported, the team is competing in the two-year-old, six-team, National Indoor Soccer League (NISL) and will play 16 games this season, with a postseason tournament planned to determine the champion.
A press release says, "The regular season champion in both divisions will automatically advance to the post-season championship match. The teams that finish in second and third place from the regular season will meet in a semi-final game with the winner advancing to the championship game."
Tampa Bay's plan to launch an indoor soccer team were announced over the summer.
The Strikers the second indoor soccer team in the Bay area, joining Major Arena Soccer League's Lakeland Tropics, which plays at the RP Funding Center. St. Petersburg's long-demolished Bayfront Center was also home to a pair indoor soccer teams: the Tampa Bay Rowdies (1975-1987) and the Tampa Bay Terror (1995-1997).
See the strikers' full home schedule below.
- Sunday , Jan. 29 v. Columbus Rapids 2 p.m.
- Saturday, Feb. 4 v. Memphis Americans 6 p.m.
- Sunday, Feb. 19 v. Columbus Rapids 2 p.m.
- Sunday, Feb. 26 v. Central Florida Crusaders 2 p.m.
- Friday, March 24 v. Fayetteville Fury 7 p.m.
- Friday, April 7 v. Memphis Americans 7 p.m.
- Saturday, April 15 v. Fayetteville Fury 6 p.m.
- Saturday, April 29 v. Central Florida Crusaders 6 p.m.