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06/05/2013 3:10 PM

Article By: Mike Peck

First of three AFL contests pits Chicago against Utah

Rockford, Ill.- The floor at the BMO Harris Bank Center is going to be a little more green than normal this weekend.

The Arena Football League’s Chicago Rush is hosting their first of three games at the BMO Harris Bank Center this Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. when they take on the Utah Blaze.

For tickets to this Saturday’s game, call (815) 968-5222, online through or in person at either the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlet.

Fans can tailgate before the game, beginning at 3 p.m. in the lot on the corner of Main St. and Elm St., across from the box office. Parking in the tailgating lot is $5 and spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Rush (6-5) are currently in first place in the AFL’s Central Division and are riding a two-game winning streak. Utah plays in the West Division and enters Saturday’s tilt 4-6.

The BMO Harris Bank Center will host three total Rush games this summer. Chicago will take on the San Antonio Talons on Saturday, June 15 and the Cleveland Gladiators on Saturday, July 13, both games at 7 p.m.

For more information on the Chicago Rush, visit

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