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Orange County SC and USL Announce 2018 Regular Season Schedule

By Orange County SC Communications, 01/19/18, 1:00PM PST

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Orange County SC to open at home on March 17 vs. Phoenix Rising FC

IRVINE, Calif. (January 19, 2018) Orange County Soccer Club in conjunction with the United Soccer League (“USL”) released the full 2018 regular season schedule today.  With an expanded 34-game schedule, Orange County SC will launch the 2018 season in style playing the first two of seventeen home matches at the Orange County Great Park’s Championship Soccer Stadium.  The full schedule may be viewed online at orangecountysoccer.com.     

Orange County SC will celebrate its home opener at the Championship Soccer Stadium on March 17 against Phoenix Rising FC.  Following the home opener, Orange County SC will play host to Sacramento Republic FC before heading on the road for two straight road matches in Oklahoma where the club faces OKC Energy FC on March 28 and Tulsa Roughnecks FC on March 31.

The stage is set for the first of three matches against LA Galaxy II this season.  The first installment of 405 Derby will take place at home match against LA Galaxy II on April 7.  Orange County SC will welcome Saint Louis FC back to the Western Conference on May 12 at home, and take on USL’s newest additions Fresno FC and Las Vegas Lights on May 26 and August 15 respectively. 

August marks the busiest month for Orange County SC with six matches, including four on the road and two at home.  The club will play one Sunday match, twenty-one Saturday matches, one Tuesday match, eight Wednesday matches and one Friday match during the 2018 season.  Orange County SC will close out the 2018 regular season on the road at Reno 1868 FC on October 13, at Greater Nevada Field.  Kick-off times for these matches will be determined at a later date. 

Fans who want to guarantee their place at the Championship Soccer Stadium and experience professional soccer in the OC for the upcoming season can purchase season or group tickets by contacting the Orange County SC sales office at (949) 647-GOAL or by visiting orangecountysoccer.com.  Tickets for individual matches and promotional schedules will be released at a later date. 

Supporters can follow the club by liking Orange County SC on Facebook (@orangecountysoccer), as well as following the team on Twitter (@orangecountysc), Instagram (@orangecountysoccer) and LinkedIn. 

Orange County SC Full 2018 Schedule (Home Matches in Orange, Away Matches in Black)

Day

Date

Opponent

Home/Away

Venue

Saturday

March 17

Phoenix Rising FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

March 24

Sacramento Republic FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Wednesday

March 28

OKC Energy FC

Away

Taft Stadium

Saturday

March 31

Tulsa Roughnecks FC

Away

ONEOK Field

Saturday

April 7

LA Galaxy II

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

April 14

San Antonio FC

Away

Toyota Field

Wednesday

April 25

Rio Grande Valley FC Toros

Away

H-E-B Park

Saturday

April 28

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

May 5

Real Monarchs SLC

Away

Rio Tinto Stadium

Saturday

May 12

Saint Louis FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

May 26

Fresno FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

June 2

Sacramento Republic FC

Away

Papa Murphy's Park

Sunday

June 10

LA Galaxy II

Away

StubHub Center - Track & Field Stadium

Saturday

June 16

Reno 1868 FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

June 23

Tulsa Roughnecks FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Friday

June 29

Phoenix Rising FC

Away

Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex

Tuesday

July 3

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

Away

Weidner Field

Saturday

July 7

LA Galaxy II

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

July 14

San Antonio FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Wednesday

July 18

Swope Park Rangers 

Away

Children's Mercy Victory Field

Saturday

July 21

Saint Louis FC

Away

Toyota Stadium

Wednesday

August 1

Portland Timbers 2

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

August 4

Swope Park Rangers 

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

August 11

Phoenix Rising FC

Away

Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex

Wednesday

August 15

Las Vegas Lights

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Wednesday

August 22

Portland Timbers 2

Away

Providence Park

Saturday

August 25

Rio Grande Valley FC Toros

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Sunday

September 2

Seattle Sounders FC 2

Away

Seattle Sounders FC 2

Saturday

September 8

OKC Energy FC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Sunday

September 16

Fresno FC

Away

Chukchansi Park

Wednesday

September 19

Real Monarchs SLC

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Wednesday

September 26

Las Vegas Lights

Away

Cashman Field

Saturday

October 6

Seattle Sounders FC 2

Home

Champions Soccer Stadium at OC Great Park

Saturday

October 13

Reno 1868 FC

Away

Greater Nevada Field

 

2018 Schedule Breakdown:

Home Dates by Day of the Week:

Wednesday (3), Saturday (14)

Road Dates by Day of the Week:

Tuesday (1), Wednesday (5), Friday (1), Saturday (7), Sunday (3)

Home Dates by Month:

March (2), April (2), May (2), June (2), July (2), August (4), September (2), October (1)

Road Dates by Month:

March (2), April (2), May (1), June (3), July (3), August (2), September (3), October (1)

Western Conference Opponents Played Twice at Home:

LA Galaxy II

Western Conference Opponents Played Once at Home:

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, Fresno FC, Las Vegas Lights FC, OKC Energy FC, Phoenix Rising FC, Portland Timbers 2, Real Monarchs SLC, Reno 1868 FC, Rio Grande Valley Toros FC, Saint Louis FC, Sacramento Republic FC, San Antonio FC, Seattle Sounders FC 2, Swope Park Rangers, Tulsa Roughnecks FC

Western Conference Opponents Played Twice on the Road:

Phoenix Rising FC

Western Conference Opponents Played Once on the Road:

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, Fresno FC, LA Galaxy II, Las Vegas Lights FC, OKC Energy FC, Portland Timbers 2, Real Monarchs SLC, Reno 1868 FC, Rio Grande Valley Toros FC, Saint Louis FC, Sacramento Republic FC, San Antonio FC, Seattle Sounders FC 2, Swope Park Rangers, Tulsa Roughnecks FC

ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY SOCCER CLUB:

The Orange County Soccer Club is Orange County’s only professional soccer team and is a part of the United Soccer League (USL), the fastest growing Division II professional soccer leagues in the world comprised of 34 teams across the United States.  The team play their home games at the Orange County Great Park’s Championship Soccer Stadium located in Irvine, CA.  Nestled right in the heart of the Great Park, the Championship Soccer Stadium has a capacity of over 5,000 for Orange County SC matches. Orange County SC is also the official affiliate partner of the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) of Major League Soccer (MLS). Orange County SC was one of 12 founding members of the USL during its inaugural 2011 season. The predecessor club, Orange County Blues, were the 2015 Western Conference Regular Season Champions and reached the Western Conference Semi-Finals of the USL Playoffs in back-to-back seasons.  Team owner and Chief Investment Officer of LARO Properties, James Keston, purchased and rebranded the team in 2017.  Keston actively oversees all operations of the team and is dedicated to providing a pathway to professional soccer and a world-class soccer organization that focuses on the fans, players, and youth clubs of Orange County. 

For more information about Orange County Soccer Club and to experience professional soccer in the OC visit: http://www.orangecountysoccer.com.  For more information about the United Soccer League visit: http://www.uslsoccer.com

Media Contact: Kelly Salmieri:  Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships and Public Relations, kelly@orangecountysoccer.com, 805.844.0856

 

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