Sports Teams in Greater Austin

SPORTS TEAMS

In a town full of fitness-conscious folks, it should come as no surprise that there are many sports fans among us. If you are itching to get your family out to a game, here’s a full list of sports teams in greater Austin, so you can get out there and support the home team! (Don’t forget, you can also watch youth sports.)

BASEBALL

Round Rock Express – The Express is the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers. The team plays at Dell Diamond in Round Rock.
Season: April-September

University of Texas Longhorns – The UT men’s team plays at Disch-Falk Field.
Season: February-May

BASKETBALL

Austin Spurs – The Spurs is an an NBA Development League team owned and operated by the San Antonio Spurs which plays at the Cedar Park Center.
Season: November-April

University of Texas Longhorns – The UT women‘s & men‘s teams plays at the Erwin Center.
Season: November-March

FOOTBALL

Austin Outlaws – The Austin Outlaws are a professional women’s football team which is part of the Women’s Football Alliance. Home games are played at Dragon Stadium in Round Rock.
Season: April-June

Texas State Bobcats – Yes, it’s not technically Austin, but the Bobcats play in San Marcos and are part of the Sun Belt Conference.
Season: September-December

University of Texas Longhorns – The UT men’s football team plays at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Check out our article about stadium tours here.
Season: September-December, with the annual Orange-White Scrimmage in April and Football Fan Day in August

GOLF

University of Texas Longhorns – The UT men‘s and women‘s golf teams play at the University of Texas Golf Club for home tournaments.
Season: September-May

HOCKEY

Texas Stars – The Texas Stars are the AHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars. Games are played at the Cedar Park Center. Check out our article about attending a game here.
Season: October-April

ROLLER DERBY

TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls – TXRD is an all-female, banked-track roller derby league. The league consists of five teams: the Holly Rollers, Hellcats, Putas del Fuego, Cherry Bombs and Rhinestone Cowgirls. The bouts take place at the Palmer Events Center.
Season: January-OctoberAdvertisement
Texas Rollergirls – The Texas Rollergirls is one of 300 Flat Track all-female roller derby leagues nationwide. Teams include the Texecutioners, Hell Marys, Honky Tonk Heartbreakers, Hotrod Honeys and Hustlers. The bouts take place at the Austin Convention Center and “The Bloodshed”, the league’s practice facility in southeast Austin.
Season: February-August

ROWING

University of Texas Longhorns – The women’s rowing team has home meets out of the Texas Rowing Center on Lady Bird Lake.
Season: October-May

SOCCER

Austin Aztex – The Austin Aztex are part of the United Soccer League and play at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex while they locate a permanent home. *Please note that the Aztex are on hiatus during the 2016 season while the team tries to find a stadium.
Season: February-September

University of Texas Longhorns – The women’s team plays at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
Season: August-November

SOFTBALL

University of Texas Longhorns – The women’s team plays at the Red & Charline McCombs Field.
Season: February-May

SWIMMING & DIVING

University of Texas Longhorns – The men‘s and women‘s swimming and diving teams have meets at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Season: September-March

TENNIS

Austin Aces – The Aces are part of Mylan World TeamTennis and play at Gregory Gym on the University of Texas campus. The team roster includes active ATP and WTA tour players, including former world #1 Andy Roddick.
Season: 3 weeks each July

University of Texas Longhorns – The men‘s and women‘s tennis team plays at the Edgar O. and Melanie A. Weller Tennis Center on the grounds of The University of Texas Golf Club.
Season: September-May

TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY

University of Texas Longhorns – The men’s and women’s track & field and cross country teams participate in home meets at the Mike A. Myers Stadium. UT also hosts the Texas Relays each March.
Season: August-June

VOLLEYBALL

University of Texas Longhorns – The women’s team plays its home matches at Gregory Gym.
Season: August-December

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A native Austinite and soccer-playing mom, Nicole uses her 10-year-old son as an excuse to rediscover her hometown through his eyes. In Thoreau's words, her mission is to "suck out all the marrow of life", or in her son's words, to cultivate in him a love of "advenchers".

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