Albany Empire fans can pack the Times Union Center without any restrictions, and that should spark a return to normalcy. When the first place Empire kickoff against New Jersey on July 17th, there is no reason why there won’t be a big crowd on hand to watch. The Empire has the best team in the NAL and all they need back is the Albany fan base. Arena Football has always been well received in the Capital Region but with limited capacity until now it’s been impossible to come anywhere close to duplicating the atmosphere from past years. Fans getting their first big chance to rock the house this season is right around the corner.

The ValleyCats also will be able to have full capacity and will be on the honor system in terms of wearing a mask for the unvaccinated. Rick Murphy is very excited and joined the program to discuss the full opening of the Joe. Make sure to listen below for that and much more with the ValleyCats President. I still stand by the fact that the Frontier League is a better product overall then the affiliated ball we saw over the years and Pete Incaviglia's squad has really started delivering recently. You should get to the Joe to judge for yourself not only for the great experience that they offer but to also see some of these players like Nelson Molina and Carson Maxwell. I am simply just pumped up that we have full capacity back in the Capital Region!

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