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The Alberta Football League (AFL) is an amateur Canadian football league. For the 2010 season, 8 teams competed for the league championship. The league's schedule runs from the start of June through to the end of September.

The Alberta Football League was established in 1984 so that men over the age of 21 could continue to play organized competitive football within the province of Alberta. Before the creation of the league, the only way to play competitive football after university or junior was the Canadian Football League.

In 1984–85 the league consisted of seven teams. They were: the Calgary Raiders, the Calgary Cowboys, the Calgary Crude, the Red Deer Redskins, the Rocky Warriors, the Hinton Grizzlies, and the Brownfield Bruisers.

Today in 2010 the league consists of eight teams. They are: the Calgary Gators, the Calgary Wolfpack, the Red Deer Buccaneers, the Lloydminster Vandals (the only team to be based outside the province of Alberta), the Grande Prairie Drillers, the Edmonton Stallions, the Lancaster Legion (Canadian Forces Base Edmonton), and the Sherwood Park Renegades.

In 1999, the AFL became a founding member of the Canadian Senior Football League, which is now known as the Canadian Major Football League. The CMFL is the national governing body for semi-pro Canadian football. Every September the AFL champion meets the champions of the other semi-pro leagues across the country to determine the national champion.

Alberta Football LeagueEdit

Team City Established Sid Forster Memorial Trophy CMFL Championships League Championships Notes
Calgary Gators Calgary, Alberta 1997 0 1
Calgary Wolfpack Calgary, Alberta 1989 3 12
Edmonton Seahawks Edmonton, Alberta 2006 0 0
Edmonton Stallions Edmonton, Alberta 2002 0 1
Grande Prairie Drillers Grande Prairie, Alberta 2004 0 0
Lloydminster Vandals Lloydminster, Alberta 2004 0 0
Parkland Panthers Spruce Grove, Alberta 2008 0 0
Red Deer Buccaneers Red Deer, Alberta 2002 0 0


Northern Football ConferenceEdit

Team City Established Sid Forster Memorial Trophy CMFL Championships Plaunte Memorial Trophy (NFC) Championships Notes
Kingston Privateers Trenton, Ontario 2001 0 0 Changed its name from Belleville to Quinte-Limestone in 2004. Then in 2008 changed their name to Kingston Privateers
Milton Marauders Milton, Ontario 2002 1 1
North Bay Bulldogs North Bay, Ontario 1992 0 0 Bought equipment from the Brampton Bulldogs Brampton.
Oakville Longhorns Oakville, Ontario 1978 3 14
Oshawa Hawkeyes Oshawa, Ontario 2001 1 1
Sarnia Imperials Sarnia, Ontario 2006 0 0
Sudbury Spartans Sudbury, Ontario 1952* 0 18 Changed its name from Hardrocks to Spartans in 1967. *Suspended Operations for 2007.
Sault Ste. Marie Steelers Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario 1996 1 5 Changed its name from Storm to Steelers in 2003.
Toronto Maddogs Toronto, Ontario 2001 0 0 Changed its name from Megacity Maddogs to Toronto Maddogs in 2006.
Toronto Raiders Toronto, Ontario 1992 0 0 Changed its name from Toronto Eagles to Markham Raiders in 1998 and from Markham to Toronto in 2006.
Tri-City Outlaws Kitchener, Ontario 2003 0 1

Manitoba Football LeagueEdit

New Brunswick Senior Football LeagueEdit

Defunct TeamsEdit

Team City Existence CMFL Championships AFL/MFL/NFC Championships League Notes
Bramalea Satellites Bramalea, Ontario 1973-74 0 2 Northern Football Conference
Brampton Bears Brampton, Ontario 1985-95 0 1 Northern Football Conference
Calgary Cowboys Calgary, Alberta 1984-88; 1991–96 0 1 Alberta Football League
Calgary Coyotes Calgary, Alberta 2001-03 0 0 Alberta Football League
Calgary Crude Calgary, Alberta 1984-92 0 0 Alberta Football League
Calgary Raiders Calgary, Alberta 1985-88 0 4 Alberta Football League
Calgary Razorbacks Calgary, Alberta 2004-05 0 0 Alberta Football League
Calgary Thunder Calgary, Alberta 2000-07 0 1 Alberta Football League
Deep River Rams North Renfrew, Ontario 1956 0 1 Northern Football Conference
East Side Eagles Winnipeg, Manitoba 0 Manitoba Football League
Edmonton Icemen Edmonton, Alberta 1995–2004 0 0 Alberta Football League
Edmonton Seminoles Edmonton, Alberta 1993-94 0 0 Alberta Football League
Etobicoke Argonauts Etobicoke, Ontario 1978 0 0 Northern Football Conference
Hamilton Wildcats I Hamilton, Ontario 1978-84 0 3 Northern Football Conference Moved from Stoney Creek to Hamilton and changed its name from Stoney Creek Patriots to Hamilton Wildcats in 1982.
Hamilton Wildcats II Hamilton, Ontario 1995-96 0 0 Northern Football Conference
Kirkland Lake Kougars Kirkland Lake, Ontario 1954-67 0 0 Northern Football Conference Changed name from Alouettes to Kougars in 1968.
Laurentian Voyageurs Sudbury, Ontario 1972-73 0 0 Northern Football Conference
Medicine Hat Maurauders Medicine Hat, Alberta 2004-08 0 0 Alberta Football League
Mississauga Wolverines Mississauga, Ontario 2001-03 0 0 Northern Football Conference
North Bay Northmen North Bay, Ontario 1954-82 0 4 Northern Football Conference Changed name from Roughriders to Ti-Cats and from Ti-Cats to Northmen in 1980.
Okotoks Bearcats Okotoks, Alberta 1995-97 0 0 Alberta Football League
Orillia Silver Bombers Orillia, Ontario 1976-80 0 0 Northern Football Conference
Peterborough Packers Peterborough, Ontario 1997-99 0 0 Northern Football Conference
Red Deer Redskins Red Deer, Alberta 1985-87 0 0 Alberta Football League
Red Deer Sooners Red Deer, Alberta 1987-99 0 4 Alberta Football League
Rouyn-Noranda Fantassins Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec 1955-57; 1961–62; 1965 0 0 Northern Football Conference
St. Vital Bulldogs St. Vital, Manitoba 0 Manitoba Football League
Sault Ste. Marie Steelers Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario 1972-88 0 4 Northern Football Conference
Scarborough Crimson Tide Scarborough, Ontario 1992-94 0 0 Northern Football Conference
South Porcupine Falcons Timmins, Ontario 1966-69; 1971 0 0 Northern Football Conference
Sturgeon Falls Bombers Sturgeon Falls, Ontario 1955-63; 1965–68 0 3 Northern Football Conference
Thunder Bay Storm Thunder Bay, Ontario 1998–2000 0 1 Manitoba Football League
Tri-Town Raiders Cobalt/Haileybury/New Liskeard, Ontario 1954-56; 1959 0 0 Northern Football Conference
Val-d'Or Jets Val-d'Or, Quebec 1965-68; 1970 0 0 Northern Football Conference
Wainwright Longhorns Wainwright, Alberta 2005-08 0 0 Alberta Football League
Westman Wild Brandon, Manitoba 0 Manitoba Football League
Winnipeg Mustangs Winnipeg, Manitoba 2 2 Manitoba Football League
Winnipeg Rods Winnipeg, Manitoba 0 Manitoba Football League
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