Abbotsford – The Fraser Valley Bandits of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) announced its 2020 season schedule. The Bandits open the CEBL campaign at home on Friday, May 8 against the defending CEBL Champions, the Saskatchewan Rattlers.
The Bandits will play a 20-game season against the CEBL’s six other teams – the Edmonton Stingers, Saskatchewan Rattlers, Niagara River Lions, Hamilton Honey Badgers, Guelph Nighthawks and Ottawa BlackJacks.
After recording one of the CEBL’s strongest average attendances and hosting a historic home opener that saw nearly 4,000 fans visit Abbotsford Centre, year two for the Bandits is set to build upon an exciting inaugural campaign that showcased fast-paced professional sports and entertainment to families from across the Lower Mainland.
Also, CBC Sports was named as the CEBL premier media partner. All 20 regular season Bandits games will be streamed live on CBC Gem, CEBL.tv and the Island Sports Network. Fraser Valley will also be part of a nationally televised broadcast as part of the CBC Game of the Week when the Bandits travel to Edmonton on June 13 and when Fraser Valley hosts the Saskatchewan Rattlers on June 20.