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Tampa Bay Vipers schedule released for 2020 XFL season

Posted at 11:21 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 11:29:03-04

The XFL season is right around the corner, and now we have schedules.

The Tampa Bay Vipers will play five games at home and five on the road.

Fans will have to wait until week 3 to see the Vipers at Raymond James Stadium. That home opener is Saturday, Feb. 22 against the Houston Roughnecks at 2 p.m. You can catch that game on ABC.

XFL 2020: Everything you need to know

The first game of the Vipers season is Sunday, Feb. 9 on the road against the New York Guardians.

The team plays everybody once, and plays the Washington D.C., St. Louis and New York teams twice.

Here's how much it will cost you to see the Vipers, Tampa Bay's new XFL team, in action

The eight-team league is divided into two four-team divisions, East and West. The XFL East features the Vipers, DC Defenders, New York Guardians and St. Louis BattleHawks. The Dallas Renegades, Houston Roughnecks, Los Angeles Wildcats, and Seattle Dragons comprise the XFL West.

Following the regular season, the top two teams in each division will square off for the right to play for the league championship on Sunday, April 26. The East Final is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 and the West Final will be held Sunday, April 19.The first-place team in each division will host its respective division final.

A draft was held earlier this month to determine who is on each of these squads. Check out the full Vipers roster here.