Mark Your Calendars, Here’s Your Full Locomotive Schedule For ’23
It's that time of year.
Mark your calendars and buy your tickets because El Paso Locomotive FC, home to the voice of our very own Duke Keith, has announced its full 34-game schedule.
And remember it's not just soccer, it's fireworks. Literal fireworks. They happen after some of the home games and it's a *chefs kiss* experience for the entire family.
Not only that, but the locos put on a variety of fun theme nights. These promotional nights, and the schedule of fireworks, will be announced on a later date.
Head over to their website and take a look at the different options for purchasing game tickets. There are individual game tickets, season tickets, suite options, group outings, military tickets and much more.
The season kicks off on March 11th, 2023. It's El Paso Locomotive facing the Sacramento Republic and it's the first of 13 Saturday home games to be enjoyed in El Paso. The home game stretch will continue all week that week and end with a visit from Detroit City FC before the locos head to Louisville for their road opener. Is that a thing? A road opener? It is now.
There's a new Head Coach and Technical Director in town and his name is Brian Clarhaut. The 2023 season will mark El Paso’s fifth season in the USL Championship, a big ol' deal that surely will be celebrated "El Paso Style" all season with fans at Southwest University Park and across the city.
Some notable rivalry games include one against New Mexico United on July 1, a contest against defending league champions San Antonio FC on July 12. Plus a familiar face will make its way back to the Borderland on August 19th when former head coach Mark Lowry makes his return when Indy Eleven, his new team, comes to town.
Check out the full schedule below. All matches will be broadcast live on ESPN+. Count on Duke Keith play-by-play, Heidi Moccia color analyst, and a sideline star in Rachel Phillips holding down the fort at Southwest Park. It's what crew dreams are made of. El Paso's Best of the Best. The locos of the locos.
H – March 11 Sacramento Republic FC
H – March 15 Colorado Springs Switchbacks
H – March 18 Detroit City FC
A – March 25 Louisville City FC
A – March 31 FC Tulsa
H – April 8 Orange County SC
A – April 22 Pittsburgh Riverhounds
A – April 29 San Diego Loyal SC
A – May 5 Colorado Springs Switchbacks
H – May 13 Loudoun United FC
A – May 20 Birmingham Legion FC
A – June 3 New Mexico United
A – June 10 San Antonio FC
H – June 14 Las Vegas Lights FC
H – June 17 Tampa Bay Rowdies
H – July 1 New Mexico United
A – July 8 Monterey Bay FC
H – July 12 San Antonio FC
H – July 15 Rio Grande Valley Toros FC
H – July 22 Oakland Roots SC
A – July 29 Rio Grande Valley Toros FC
A – August 5 Miami FC
A – August 12 Phoenix Rising FC
H – August 19 Indy Eleven
A – August 26 Hartford Athletic
H – September 2 Monterey Bay FC
A – September 9 Orange County SC
A – September 13 Las Vegas Lights FC
A – September 16 Sacramento Republic FC
H – September 23 Phoenix Rising FC
H – September 30 Charleston Battery
H – October 4 San Diego Loyal SC
A – October 7 Memphis 901 FC
A – October 14 Oakland Roots SC