The American West Football Conference (AWFC) is an announced professional indoor American football league created in 2018 by Platinum Events & Security, LLC, the owners of the Idaho Horsemen. The league intends to play its inaugural season in 2019.[1]

American West Football Conference
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2019 American West Football Conference season
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SportIndoor football
Founded2018
FounderPlatinum Events & Security LLC
Inaugural season2019
No. of teams4
CountryUnited States
Official websiteAmericanWestFootballConference.com

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HistoryEdit

FormationEdit

After being unable to decide on whether to join the Indoor Football League or Champions Indoor Football, Chris Reynolds, owner of the Idaho Horsemen announced that his ownership group Platinum Events & Security, LLC, would create a new indoor league, the American West Football Conference (AWFC).[2] The league was created to fill the void of a lack of west coast teams and leagues and to decrease travel costs of operating the regional teams.The league plans to launch its inaugural season in March 2019.[3][4]

TeamsEdit

Team Location Arena Capacity Founded Joined Head coach
Idaho Horsemen Nampa, Idaho Ford Idaho Center 12,279 2017 2019 Chris Reynolds
Reno Express Reno, Nevada Reno Events Center 7,000 2018 2019 Anthony Bartley
Tri-Cities Fire Kennewick, Washington Toyota Center[5] 6,000 2018 2019 Warren Reynolds
Wenatchee Valley Skyhawks[6] Wenatchee, Washington Town Toyota Center 4,300 2018 2019 Keith Evans

StandingsEdit

2019 standingsEdit

As of April 7, 2019.[7]

2019 American West Football Conference
Team W L PCT PF PA GB STK
Idaho Horsemen 3 0 1.000 128 78 W3
Wenatchee Valley Skyhawks 2 1 .667 117 74 1 W2
Reno Express 1 2 .333 83 119 2 L2
Tri-Cities Fire 0 3 .000 81 137 3 L3


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HISTORY". Official Website. October 15, 2018. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "A DECISION HAS BEEN MADE". AWFC Insider. October 15, 2018.
  3. ^ "HISTORY". Official Website. October 15, 2018. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  4. ^ Castete, Aaron (October 21, 2018). "Western US based indoor football league forming for 2019". Arena Football Talk. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  5. ^ "Indoor football team reaches Tri-Cities deal". Tri-City Herald. January 29, 2019.
  6. ^ Darby, Uriah (October 9, 2018). "Evening News October 9, 2018". NCW Life Channel. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  7. ^ "AWFC Standings". AWFC. Retrieved April 10, 2019.

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