Utica, NY (WIBX) - The 2011 Northeastern Football Alliance schedule is now available and as an official member of the NFA, the City's new football team -- Utica Yard Dogs -- announced that they will play an eleven game schedule, starting in May and ending their season in August.

The team will play in the Eastern Division with Glove Cities, Oneonta, North Country (Potsdam), Watertown and Troy. U'Dogs will be playing their only pre-season game at Proctor's D'Alessandro Stadium on May 21, against the Cortland Bulldogs. Officials with the team say all home games will be played at D'Alessandro Stadium starting at 7:30 p.m. Season tickets are still up for grabs and individual game tickets go on sale on April 1st.

U'Dogs 2011 Shedule:

  • 5/21 --  vs. Cortland Bulldogs (Pre)
  • 6/4 --  vs. Watertown Revolution
  • 6/11 -- Home Opener vs.  North Country Warriors
  • 6/18 -- Home Game  vs. Glove Cities Colonials
  • 6/25 -- vs. Troy Fighting Irish
  • 7/9 -- Home Game vs.  Oneonta Stallions
  • 7/16 -- vs. Watertown Revolution
  • 7/23 -- vs. North Country
  • 7/30 -- vs. Glove Cities
  • 8/6 -- Home Game vs.  Troy Fighting Irish (Season's final home game)
  • 8/13 -- vs. Oneonta Stallions
  • 8/20 -- Playoffs: Division Semi Finals
  • 8/27 -- Playoffs: Division Finals
  • 9/10 -- NFA Championship

League playoffs begin August 20, with the NFA Championship Game scheduled for September 10. Season tickets cost $25, and individual game tickets are $5. Training Camp begins Tuesday, March 15th. For more information contact the Yard Dogs at (315) 796-0700 or visit the team's website at www.uticayarddogs.com.