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List of leagues of American and Canadian football

List of leagues of American and Canadian football
This is a list of current and defunct leagues of American football and Canadian football. Collegiate and Amateur Leagues: • National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1906• National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, 1940• National Junior College Athletic Association, 1955?Women’s leagues: • Women’s Professional Football League, 1999• National Women’s Football Association, 2000• Independent Women’s Football League, 2000• Women’s Football League, 2002-

American football
List of current leagues in United States
Professional Major Leagues: • National Football League, 1920Originally American Professional Football Association (1920), American Professional Football League (1921) Professional Arena/Indoor Leagues: • Arena Football League, 1987(canceled 2009 season, but plans to return in 2010) • Arenafootball2 (af2), 2000- (despite being AFL’s minor league, it will conduct its 2009 season) • American Professional Football League, 2003• American Indoor Football Association, 2005• Continental Indoor Football League, 2006• Indoor Football League, 2009Semi-Professional Leagues: • Mid Continental Football League, 1992• North American Football League, 1996• Southern States Football League, 2001• Minor League Football Association, 2003• Rocky Mountain Football League, 1997• New England Football League, 1994• Empire Football League, 1969• Florida Football Alliance, 2007• Central Football League (US), 1999• Northeastern Football Alliance, 1997-

Future leagues in United States
Outdoor Professional Leagues: • All-American Football League, starting spring 2010 • United Football League, starting fall 2009 • United National Gridiron League, starting spring 2009 • United States Football League, starting spring 2010

Historical leagues in United States
Major Outdoor Leagues: • National Football League (1902) and the World Series of Pro Football, 1902-1903 • Ohio League, 1903-19196 • New York Pro Football League, 1916-19206 • All-America Football Conference, 1946-19491 • American Football League, 1926, 1936-1937, 1940-1941, and 1960-19692 (all unrelated, four separate leagues) • World Football League, 1974-1975 • United States Football League, 1983-1985 • XFL, 2001

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Minor Outdoor Leagues • American Football League, 1934 • Midwest Football League, 1935-1937, became American Professional Football Association in 1938, American Football League in 1939 • Dixie League, 1936-1947 - originally South Atlantic Football Association • American Association 1936-1941/American Football League 1946-19503 • American Football League, 1938-19394 • Pacific Coast Professional Football League, 1940-1948 • American Football League, 19445 • United Football League, 1961-1964 • Atlantic Coast Football League, 1962-1971 • Continental Football League, 1965-1969 • Marstons Mills Football Club, 1999-2004 • North American Football League, 1965-1966 • Professional Spring Football League, 1992 • Regional Football League, 1999 • Spring Football League, 2000 • 1: Two teams now in NFL • 2: Merged with the NFL in 1970 • 3: American Association suspended operations for duration of U.S. involvement in World War II; in 1946 the AA was renamed American Football League • 4: Known as the American Professional Football Association in 1938; renamed American Football League in 1939; dissolution after 1939 season caused by formation of 1940-1941 AFL major league • 5: Merged with PCPFL in 1945 • 6: Informal league, direct predecessor to the NFL Indoor Leagues • Professional Indoor Football League, 1998 • Indoor Football League, 1999-2000 (not related to the Indoor Football League that will begin play in 2009) • Indoor Professional Football League, 1999-2001 • National Indoor Football League, 2001-2007

List of leagues of American and Canadian football
Intense Football League, 2004-2008 (merged into current incarnation of the Indoor Football League) • United Indoor Football, 2005-2008 (merged into current incarnation of the Indoor Football League) • Eastern Indoor Football League, 2007 • World Indoor Football League, 2007 Women’s leagues • Women’s American Football League, formed 2001, became the AFWL in 2002 • American Football Women’s League (AFWL), 2002 • Women’s Football Association, 2002 •

List of current American football minor and semi professional leagues around the world
Mid and South America: • Argentina - FAA Football Americano Argentina • Bahamas - CAFL Commonwealth American Football League Brazil - AFAB Associação de Futebol Americano do Brasil • Mexico - FMFA Federacion Mexicana de Futbol Americano • Mexico - ONEFA National Student Organization of American Football Uruguay - UFL Uruguay Football League Europe: • • • European Union - EFL European Football League Austria - AFL Austrian Football League • •

Belgium - BFL Belgian Football League • Croatia - AFC American Football Croatia • • Czech Republic - CAAF Ceske Asociace Americkeho Fotbalu

Denmark - DAFF Danish American Football Federation • Finland - VL Vaahteraliiga • • France - Casque de diamant Germany - GFL German Football League • Hungary - MAFL Magyarországi Amerikai Futballcsapatok Ligája • Ireland - IAFL Irish American Football League

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• • • • • • • • • Italy - IFL Italian Football League Moldova - AFAM Associatia de Fotbal American Netherlands - AFBN American Football Bond Nederland Norway - NAFF Norway American Football Federation Norway - Southside Football League Poland - PLFA Polish American Football League Portugal/ Spain - LNFA 2 Russia - UAFR Union of American Football of Russia

List of leagues of American and Canadian football
Thailand - FAFA Flag and American Football Association Oceania: • Australia - ACT Gridiron • Australia - NSW Gridiron Football League • Australia - Gridiron Queensland • Australia - South Australian Gridiron Association • Australia - Gridiron Victoria • Australia - Gridiron West • New Zealand - New Zealand American Football Association • New Zealand - Gridiron New Zealand • New Zealand - American Football Wellington •

/ / / / / Central Europe/South-Eastern Europe - CEFL Central European Football League • Slovenia - ZANS Zveza za Ameriški Nogomet Slovenije • • Serbia - SAFS Savez Americkog Fudbala Srbije

List of defunct American football minor leagues around the world
• • • / / / NFL Europa 1995-2007 / / / / World League of American Football, 1991-1992

Spain - LNFA Liga Nacional de Fútbol Americano • Sweden - SAFF Swedish American Football Federation • Switzerland - SAFV Schweizerischer American Football Verband- NSFL Non Professional Swiss Romand Americain Football League Turkey - TAFL Turkish American Football League

Icelandic Society for American Football, 1988-1991 • United Kingdom - BCAFL British Collegiate American Football League, 1985-2007

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Canadian football
List of current leagues in Canada
Professional Outdoor Leagues: • Canadian Football League, 1958Semi-pro: • Alberta Football League, 1996• Maritime Football League, 1996Amateur: • Canadian Interuniversity Sport • Canadian Colleges Athletic Association • Canadian Junior Football League • Quebec Junior Football League • Ontario Varsity Football League • National Capital Amateur Football Association • Football Canada

Ukraine - UFAF Ukrainian Federation of American Football • United Kingdom - BAFL British American Football League, 1987• United Kingdom - BUAFL British Universities American Football League, 2007Asia: • Asia - AFAF Asian Federation of American Football • • • • • • • Israel - Israeli Football League Japan - X-League, 1996Japan - Tokyo Football League, 1977?-1991 (Became the UFL in 1991) Japan - Urban Football League, 1991Japan - Japan Private Football Federation, 1978South Korea - KAFA Korea American Football Association South Korea - SAFA Seoul American Football Association

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List of leagues of American and Canadian football
• Association of Professional Football Leagues - compact of NFL and three minor leagues, 1946-1948

See also
• • IFAF International Federation of American Football, international governing body for American football • CFL Canadian Football League • EFAF European Federation of American Football • BAFA British American Football Association

External links
• Extensive listing of Semi-Pro Football Leagues in the United States

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