Illinois Arena Football Is Back As The Steamwheelers Kick Off Opening Night This Weekend
The Quad City Steamwheelers are kickstarting their season opener in style with a special fundraiser in partnership with John Deere.
First Game Of The 2023 Season
People of the Quad Cities are set to experience the excitement and fun of St. Patrick's Day on March 17th with the Quad City Steamwheelers football season opener.
Football fans across the QC will get to celebrate the luck of the Irish in the comfort of their local stadium. All those attending can look forward to a night of good fortune, cheap beer, and thrilling football.
Game Day Theme
On March 17, the team will be wearing special John Deere green jerseys that are sure to please all of their loyal fans. After the game, these jerseys will be auctioned off, with all proceeds benefiting River Bend Food Bank.
“We are so excited to have the opportunity to raise money and awareness for the River Bend Food Bank on our season-opening game," Steamwheelers owner Doug Bland said. “The green Deere jerseys are a very cool element of the opener, with the amount of John Deere collectors in the world I have a feeling these jerseys are going to bring some high bids which will benefit an amazing organization in the River Bend Food Bank."
Not only will March 17th be John Deere night, allowing Deere employees free admission, but it's also a $2 Beer night. This will no doubt be an entertaining and wallet-friendly event that all of the Quad Cities can look forward to.
The Quad City Deckmate Dancers cannot wait to hit the field on Friday with high hopes and fancy footwork ready to wow the crowd with their routines.
Tickets start at only $15 and can be purchased on the Steamwheelers website, Ticketmaster, or at the Vibrant Arena Box Office.