Reading, Pa. -

The defending Kelly Cup champions will open their season tonight in Reading.

The Reading Royals will opening up their season against the South Carolina StingRays at the newly renamed Santander Arena.

A block party will start at 4 p.m. and the first 5,000 fans inside the arena will get mini championship banners.

The championship banner will be raised prior to the game. Game time is set for 7:35 p.m.