In January of 2011, Major League Lacrosse voted to add expansion franchises in Charlotte and Columbus, Ohio.
The "Hounds" moniker was chosen by a fan vote, beating out Legion and Monarchs. The option of naming the team "Carolina Hounds" over "Charlotte Hounds" was also presented, but "Charlotte" won handily.
The team will play it's home games at American Legion Memorial Stadium, 310 N. Kings Drive.
For tickets, visit the team's website, or call 704-980-2999.
The Hounds 2012 schedule includes 14 games - evenly split between home and away. Home games are in bold.
Saturday, April 28: Denver Outlaws @ Charlotte Hounds - 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 5: Charlotte Hounds @ Boston Cannons - 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 12: Ohio Machine @ Charlotte Hounds - 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 19: Long Island Lizards @ Charlotte Hounds - 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 2: Hamilton Nationals @ Charlotte Hounds - 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 9: Charlotte Hounds @ Chesapeake Bayhawks - 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 16: Boston Cannons @ Charlotte Hounds - 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 23: Charlotte Hounds @ Ohio Machine - 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 7: Chesapeake Bayhawks @ Charlotte Hounds - 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 14: Charlotte Hounds @ Denver Outlaws - 7 p.m.
Friday, July 20: Charlotte Hounds @ Rochester Rattlers - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 28: Charlotte Hounds @ Long Island Lizards - 7 p.m.
Saturday, August 4: Charlotte Hounds @ Hamilton Nationals - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 11: Rochester Rattlers @ Charlotte Hounds - 7 p.m.