TAMPA, Fla. – USL League One announced Monday that the 2021 regular season will begin on or about May 8.

The season will feature a 28-game slate running through October and culminating in a six-team playoff in November.

In voting for a flexible start date, the League One board of governors have approved for clubs to begin play as early as April 10 depending on conditions in their local communities.

Further details and scheduling announcements will be made in the coming months and the league will continue to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in the event that alterations to the format need to be made.