The 2018 Regular Season will officially kick off on Thursday night, September 6th and will end on Sunday, November 18th.
There will be 11 Regular Season Games in 2018. The 4 Non-Conference games will kick off the 2018.
After week 4 all the teams will have faced each other at least 1 time. Then there will be 7 straight conference games.
Week 1 will bring us the Thunder Bowl I Matchup North Dakota Bad Boys vs Birmingham Fire and the defending Thunder Bowl Champions Marlton Giants vs Fargo Bruins in their 1st meeting.
Week 2 will bring us 6 1st time meetings and the '16 Regular Season Conference Champions Magic City Bombers (AFC) vs New York Dragons (NFC).
Week 3 will bring us the Thunder Bowl III Matchup North Dakota Bad Boys vs Marlton Giants in their 1st regular season matchup and then the 2017 Regular Season Conference Champions Dakota Panthers (AFC) vs Rockwell StormDevils (NFC).
Week 4 will bring us 6 1st time meetings and one of them is the Magic City Bombers vs defending Thunder Bowl Champions Marlton Giants.
Week 5 will bring us the 2017 NFC Playoff Championship Re-Match
Nodak Roughriders vs Marlton Giants
Week 6 will bring us the 2017 AFC Playoff Championship Re-match
Dakota Panthers vs North Dakota Bad Boys
Week 7 will bring us the Clash of the Thunder Bowl Champions
Birmingham Fire vs Marlton Giants
Week 8 will bring us the 2015 Playoff Conference Championship Matchup
AFC: North Dakota Bad Boys vs Magic City Bombers
NFC: Birmingham Fire vs Nodak Roughriders
The Road to the Thunder Bowl IV will officially kick off on Thursday night, November 22nd.
Wild-Card Games: Thursday, November 22nd - Sunday, November 25th
1st Round Games: Thursday, November 29th - Sunday, December 2nd
Conference Championship Games: Thursday, December 6th - Sunday, December 9th
Thunder Bowl IV: Thursday, December 13th - Sunday, December 16th