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Encyclopedia > Rio Grande Valley Dorados
Rio Grande Valley Dorados
Conference National
Division Southwest
Year founded 2004
Home arena Dodge Arena
City, State Hidalgo, Texas
Indoor football championships none


The Rio Grande Valley Dorados are a professional arena football team. They are a 2004 expansion member of the af2 league. They play their home games at Chase Field inside Dodge Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. they have been fairly successful in their 4 year existence. They put together a 15 - 1 regular season in 2007 yet fell to Bossier-Shreveport in the American Conference Semifinals. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Dodge Arena is a 6,800-seat multi-purpose complex in Hidalgo, Texas. ... Hidalgo is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. ... af2 (short for arenafootball2) is the name of the Arena Football Leagues minor league, which started play in 2000. ... The Dodge Arena is a 6,800-seat multi-purpose complex in Hidalgo, Texas. ... Hidalgo is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. ... The Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings are a member of the af2 based at Bossier Citys CenturyTel Center. ...


Season-by-season

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2004 6 10 0 4th NC Southwest --
2005 10 6 0 2nd NC West Won NC Quarterfinal (Quad City)
Won NC Semifinal (Tulsa)
Lost NC Championship (Memphis)
2006 7 9 0 4th NC Midwest --
2007 15 1 0 1st NC Southwest Won Round 1 (Alabama)
Lost AC Semifinals (Bossier-Shreveport)
Totals 39 28 0 (including playoffs)

* = Current Standing The Quad City Steamwheelers are a professional arena football team. ... The Tulsa Talons are a professional arena football team. ... The Memphis Xplorers are a professional arena football team. ... The Alabama Steeldogs, originally known as the Birmingham Steeldogs, were incorporated in 2000 as one of the charter teams in the af2, the developmental league of the Arena Football League. ... The Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings are a member of the af2 based at Bossier Citys CenturyTel Center. ...


Notable Players

  • Dustin Bell - K
  • Chris Canty - WR/DB
  • Torry Joubert - WR/DB

Christopher Shawn Patrick Canty (born March 30, 1976 in Long Beach, California) is a former American football cornerback in the NFL. He played four seasons for the New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, and Seattle Seahawks. ...

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AMERICAN CONFERENCE
EASTERN DIVISION

Albany Conquest
Mahoning Valley Thunder
Manchester Wolves
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers
af2 (short for arenafootball2) is the name of the Arena Football Leagues minor league, which started play in 2000. ... The Albany Conquest are a professional arena football team based in Albany, New York. ... The Mahoning Valley Thunder are a professional af2 arena football team. ... The Manchester Wolves are a professional arena football team, based at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. ... The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers are a professional arena football team. ...

MIDWESTERN DIVISION

Cincinnati Jungle Kats
Fort Wayne Fusion
Green Bay Blizzard
Louisville Fire
Quad City Steamwheelers
The Cincinnati Jungle Kats are a 2007 af2 expansion team that will play its home games at the U.S. Bank Arena. ... The Fort Wayne Fusion are a 2007 af2 (Arena Football Leagues minor league) expansion team in the Midwest Division of the American Conference. ... The Green Bay Blizzard is a professional arena football team, based at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. ... The Louisville Fire is an arena football team in af2. ... The Quad City Steamwheelers are a professional arena football team. ...

WESTERN DIVISION

Bakersfield Blitz
Boise Burn
Central Valley Coyotes
Everett Hawks
Spokane Shock
Stockton Lightning
Tri-Cities Fever
The Bakersfield Blitz are a professional arena football team. ... The Boise Burn is an arena football team based in Boise, Idaho. ... The Central Valley Coyotes are a professional arena football team. ... The Everett Hawks are a professional arena football team. ... The Spokane Shock are a professional arena football team in the af2 (a farm league to the Arena Football League). ... Conference National Division Western Year founded 2006 Home arena Stockton Arena City, State Stockton, California ArenaCup championships none The Stockton Lightning are a professional arena football team. ... The Tri-Cities Fever is a professional indoor football team in the National Indoor Football League. ...


NATIONAL CONFERENCE
CENTRAL DIVISION

Amarillo Dusters
Arkansas Twisters
Lubbock Renegades
Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz
Tulsa Talons
The Amarillo Dusters are a professional arena football team in the af2 league. ... The Arkansas Twisters are a professional arena football team. ... The Lubbock Renegades an af2 team scheduled to begin play in 2007. ... The Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz are a 2004 expansion team of the Arena Football Leagues minor league af2. ... The Tulsa Talons are a professional arena football team. ...

SOUTHWESTERN DIVISION

Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings
Corpus Christi Sharks
Laredo Lobos
Rio Grande Valley Dorados
Texas Copperheads
The Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings are a member of the af2 based at Bossier Citys CenturyTel Center. ... The Corpus Christi Sharks are a 2007 expansion member of the af2. ... The Laredo Lobos are a professional arena football team based out of Laredo, Texas. ... The Texas Copperheads is a professional arena football team based out of Cypress, Texas. ...

SOUTHERN DIVISION

Alabama Steeldogs
Florida Firecats
South Georgia Wildcats
Tennessee Valley Vipers
The Alabama Steeldogs, originally known as the Birmingham Steeldogs, were incorporated in 2000 as one of the charter teams in the af2, the developmental league of the Arena Football League. ... The Florida Firecats are a professional arena football team. ... The Cape Fear Wildcats was a professional arena football team. ... The Tennessee Valley Vipers is Huntsville, Alabamas af2 franchise, holding home games at the Von Braun Center. ...

2008 RETURN

Peoria Pirates
The Peoria Pirates is a 1999 Indoor Football League team. ...

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Baseball TL: Corpus Christi HooksSan Antonio Missions, AA: Coastal Bend Aviators, ULB: Brownsville TorosEdinburg CoyotesLaredo BroncosRio Grande Valley WhiteWings
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