Maine's new professional arena football team, the Maine Mammoth, have released their inaugural schedule with the opening game April 7th on the road and the home opener April 14th.

The Mammoths will be one of six teams in the National Arena League and will play home games at the Cross Arena in Portland.

It's a 15 game regular season with eight games at home and seven on the road.

Four teams make the playoffs. Semi-final winners will play for the NAL championship.

Maine Mammoths  2018 Schedule

Week 1: at Massachusetts (Saturday, April 7, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 2: Carolina (Saturday, April 14, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 3: at Lehigh Valley (Saturday, April 21, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 4: Bye

Week 5: Jacksonville (Saturday May 5, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 6: at Massachusetts (Saturday, May 12, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 7: at Jacksonville (Saturday, May 19, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 8: Bye

Week 9:  Massachusetts (Saturday June 2, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 10: at Columbus (Saturday, June 9, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 11: Lehigh Valley (Saturday, June 16, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 12: at Jacksonville (Saturday, June 23, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 13: Carolina (Saturday, June 30, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 14: Bye

Week 15: Columbus (Saturday, July 14, 7:00 p.m.)

Week 16: Lehigh Valley (Saturday July 21, 7 p.m.)

Week 17: at Columbus (Saturday July 28, 7 p.m.)

Week 18: Jacksonville (Saturday August 4, 7 p.m.)