(LAS VEGAS, NV.) Legends Football League (LFL) officials are announcing an expansion franchise in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Rebellion, set to kickoff 2017 at Highmark Stadium.

The LFL is one of sports fastest-emerging properties with league structure in the States, Canada, Australia and in 2018, Europe. The sport is now broadcast to over 190+ television territories around the world on major platforms such as SKY Sport, ESPN International, NBC Universal, SBS Broadcasting amongst others.

The Pittsburgh Rebellion will be competing in the Western Conference alongside the Los Angeles Temptation, Seattle Mist and Austin Acoustic.

Rebellion’s home-opener at Highmark Stadium will be Saturday, May 6 vs. Atlanta Steam and the home finale on Saturday, June 10 vs. Omaha Heart.

Tickets go on-sale, Tuesday, January 24, 12pmET through Ticketmaster online at highmarkstadium.com or by phone 1-800-745-3000. Premium tickets expected to sell-out.

Pittsburgh Rebellion 2017 Open Tryout is scheduled for Saturday, February 11 with location and time announced shortly.

For details go to Facebook.com/PittsburghRebellion or LFLUS.com.

Pittsburgh Rebellion, 2017 Schedule

Friday, April 21 | @ Omaha Heart (Ralston Arena, Omaha, NE.)

Saturday, May 6 | vs. Atlanta Steam (Highmark Stadium)

Saturday, June10 | vs. Omaha Heart (Highmark Stadium)

Saturday, July 8 | @ Los Angeles Temptation (Citizens Business Bank Arena, CA.)