Hello all! Jerm here with an awesome Tampa Bay sports update for ya! The Tampa Bay Rowdies will host the 2012 home opener this Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m at Al Lang Stadium in Downtown St. Petersburg.

The Rowdies will take on FC Edmonton, and look to kick off the home opener with a win in front of a raucus crowd! If you haven't done so already, i suggest you get your tickets! To lock in your discounted seats for as low as $10 contact the Rowdies Front Office at (813) 287-1539, or purchase your tickets online here.

Rowdies sponsor NewClients has partnered with the team to give away Rowdies Roll-A-Banners to the first 500 fans at the home opener. For more details on this giveaway click here. Gates to the stadium will open one hour prior to kickoff. Also, be sure to arrive early to experience the new Rowdies Fan Zone outside the stadium. The fan zone will include interactive games, food, and much more for the young and old.

With Ralph's Mob sure to be chanting the Rowdies on, this is sure to be one opener for the ages so bring the family out and cheer the guys on to a big win!