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Encyclopedia > Continental Indoor Football League
Continental Indoor Football League
Sport American football
Founded 2006
No. of teams 14
Country(ies)  United States
Most recent champion(s) Rochester Raiders
Official website www.contintentalindoorfootball.com
The CIFL's 2007 game ball

The Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL) is a new indoor football league based along the Northeastern United States region. It began play in April of 2006 as the Great Lakes Indoor Football League (GLIFL). Formed by Jeff Spitaleri, his brother Eric, and third member, Cory Trapp, all from the Canton, Ohio area. Image File history File links CIFL.PNG‎ http://www. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... // For an extensive coverage see 2006 in athletics (track and field) May 12 — Justin Gatlin equals the 100m world record. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Rochester Raiders are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixels, file size: 247 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Continental Indoor Football Leagues football File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixels, file size: 247 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Continental Indoor Football Leagues football File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ...


The league was originally called the OPIFL (short for Ohio-Penn Indoor Football League), but then executives decided to increase the league's appeal to the entire Great Lakes region. So far, the league has been relatively successful, having a cumulative attendance of over 75,000 in the inaugural regular season.[citation needed]. The Great Lakes states of the U.S. are colored red in this map. ...

Contents

Current CIFL Teams

Atlantic Division

Image File history File links Tide. ... The Chesapeake Tide are a team of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... Image File history File links Outlawz-Logo. ... The Lehigh Valley Outlawz are a team in the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... Image File history File links Surge. ... Crickey! ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The New Jersey Revolution is a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League based in Morristown, New Jersey. ... Image File history File links Raiders-Logogd. ... The Rochester Raiders are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ...

Great Lakes Division

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Chicago Slaughter is a team in the Continental Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... Image File history File links KalamazooXplosion. ... The Kalamazoo Xplosion are a 2007 expansion team of the Continental Indoor Football League, formerly the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... Image File history File links MayhemLogo. ... The Marion Mayhem is a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... Image File history File links MVSilverbacks. ... The Miami Valley Silverbacks are a professional indoor football team based out of Troy, Ohio. ... Image File history File links Thunderlogofg. ... The Muskegon Thunder is a team of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ...

Scheduled to Begin Play in 2008

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Fort Wayne Freedom are a professional indoor football team. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 571 pixelsFull resolution (1530 × 1092 pixels, file size: 249 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The logo was created for the Milwaukee Bonecrushers by Z2 Marketing + Design of Delafield, Wisconsin. ... The Milwaukee Bonecrushers are a professional indoor football team. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Rock River Raptors are a professional indoor football team. ... United Indoor Football is an indoor American football league that was started in 2005. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Saginaw Sting is a team of the Continental Indoor Football League that will began play in 2008. ...

May Play For 2008 or later On

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Template:AIFL team The Erie Freeze is a charter member of the American Indoor Football League and the team is located in Erie, Pennsylvania. ...

Suspended Operations

Image File history File links Reaperdrths. ... The Motor City Reapers are a team of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ...

Defunct Teams

(*=The league took over operations and ceased for failure to meet league requirements.) Image File history File links Crunch-Logo. ... The Battle Creek Crunch is a charter member of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... Image File history File links SpringfieldStallionsCIFLlogo. ... The Springfield Stallions are an indoor football team that plays their home games at the Prairie Capital Convention Center. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Steubenville Stampede are an expansion franchise of the American Indoor Football League. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Summit County Rumble are a Continental Indoor Football League team located in Tallmadge, Ohio (near Akron) and scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... Image File history File links Pirates-Logo. ... The Michigan Pirates are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ...


Players of Signifigance/Award Winners

2006

  • Most Valuable Player (Vincent Cleveland Memorial Trophy) - Matt Cottengim, Rochester Raiders

The Rochester Raiders are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ...

2007

  • Most Valuable Player (Vincent Cleveland Memorial Trophy) - Robert Height, Michigan Pirates
  • Offensive Player of the Year - Robert Height, Michigan Pirates
  • Defensive Player of the Year - Eddie Bynes, Michigan Pirates
  • Special Teams Player of the Year - Brad Selent, Kalamazoo Xplosion
  • Coach of the Year - Karl Featherstone, Michigan Pirates
  • CIFL Indoor Championship Game Most Valuable Player - Mike Condello, Rochester Raiders

The Michigan Pirates are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... The Michigan Pirates are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... The Michigan Pirates are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... The Kalamazoo Xplosion are a 2007 expansion team of the Continental Indoor Football League, formerly the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... The Michigan Pirates are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... The Rochester Raiders are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ...

External links

  • Official Website
  • GLIFL/CIFL Stats
  • GLIFL's 2006 Stats
  • CIFL's 2007 Stats
CIFL
Great Lakes Division Atlantic Division
Chicago Slaughter Chesapeake Tide
Fort Wayne Freedom Lehigh Valley Outlawz
Kalamazoo Xplosion New England Surge
Marion Mayhem New Jersey Revolution
Miami Valley Silverbacks Rochester Raiders
Milwaukee Bonecrushers
Muskegon Thunder
Rock River Raptors
Saginaw Sting
List of CIFL seasons | CIFL Indoor Championship Game | Indoor football | Arena football
Continental Indoor Football League seasons
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2006 | 2007 The Chicago Slaughter is a team in the Continental Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... The Chesapeake Tide are a team of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... The Fort Wayne Freedom are a professional indoor football team. ... The Lehigh Valley Outlawz are a team in the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... The Kalamazoo Xplosion are a 2007 expansion team of the Continental Indoor Football League, formerly the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... Crickey! ... The Marion Mayhem is a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... The New Jersey Revolution is a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League based in Morristown, New Jersey. ... The Miami Valley Silverbacks are a professional indoor football team based out of Troy, Ohio. ... The Rochester Raiders are a charter member of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... The Milwaukee Bonecrushers are a professional indoor football team. ... The Muskegon Thunder is a team of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... The Rock River Raptors are a professional indoor football team. ... The Saginaw Sting is a team of the Continental Indoor Football League that will began play in 2008. ... This is a list of Continental Indoor Football League seasons since the league started in 2006. ... The CIFL Indoor Championship Game is the annual championship game of the Continental Indoor Football League. ... Indoor football is a variation of American football with rules modified to make it suitable for play within ice hockey arenas. ... Arena football is a sport invented by Jim Foster, a former executive of the United States Football League and the National Football League. ... This is a list of Continental Indoor Football League seasons since the league started in 2006. ... The 2006 Great Lakes Indoor Football League season was the first season of the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... The 2007 Continental Indoor Football League is the 2nd season of the Continental Indoor Football League (originally the Great Lakes Indoor Football League). ...


 
 

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