Women’s football will return to the accesso ShoWare Center in Kent with the debut of the Seattle Thunder in the new X League.
The Thunder host the Denver Rush at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 25. Tickets are on sale at accessoshowarecenter.com. Tickets are $65 for ground level, $45 for lower sideline, $35 for sideline, $30 for party zone, $25 for lower end zone and $15 for the upper end zone.
Seattle has only one more regular-season game scheduled when it plays Aug. 6 at the Chicago Blitz.
NFL Hall of Famer and former Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints coach Mike Ditka backs the eight-team league. It will feature 7v7 football.
According to the league’s website, the X League’s mission is to make America’s #1 sport accessible to both genders while providing an ambitious destination league for millions of next-generation girls who want to play soccer. American.
In addition to Seattle, Denver and Chicago, other teams include the Kansas City Force, Los Angeles Black Storm, Austin Sound, Atlanta Empire and Arizona Red Devils.
Two league playoff games are scheduled for August 27 at ShoWare Center.
The ShoWare Center has offered women’s soccer games most years since the municipal arena opened in 2009. It started with the Seattle Mist in the Lingerie Football League, which later changed its name to Legends Football League.
The X League had planned to debut in 2020 but COVID-19 halted the season.