This is a list of current and defunct leagues of American football and Canadian football.

Current Football LeaguesEdit

List of current leagues in North AmericaEdit

Professional outdoor leagues:

Originally Canadian Football Council (1956-1958) in the Canadian Rugby Union (1891-1960)
Originally American Professional Football Conference, American Professional Football Association (1920-1921)

Professional arena/indoor leagues:

Semi-professional leagues:

Collegiate and amateur leagues:

Women's leagues:

Future leagues in the United StatesEdit

Outdoor professional leagues:

Indoor professional leagues:

Historical leagues in United StatesEdit

Major outdoor leagues:

Minor outdoor leagues

  • 1: Two teams now in NFL
  • 2: Agreed to merger with the NFL in 1966, with merger completed 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

Women's leagues

List of defunct American football minor leagues around the worldEdit

See alsoEdit


External linksEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.