Continental Indoor Football League (2007-2012), Indoor Football, World Gridiron

Continental Indoor Football League 2007-2012

Continental Indoor Football League Logo [Ref: 14 ]

CIFL 2007

PWLTPFPAPct
Atlantic Division
*Rochester Raiders121020698408.833
*New England Surge12840593384.667
*Lehigh Valley Outlawz12750560556.583
*Chesapeake Tide12750552591.583
Steubenville Stampede12570535563.417
New York / New Jersey Revolution121110258606.083
Great Lakes Division
*Port Huron Pirates1212007211941.000
*Kalamazoo Xplosion121020493369.833
*Chicago Slaughter12930528447.750
*Marion Mayhem12660444474.500
*Muskegon Thunder12480460510.333
*Miami Valley Silverbacks12480503567.333
Summit County Rumble121110371693.083
Springfield Stallions120120226568.000
Continental Indoor Football League Standings 2007 [Ref: 1]
DateHome TeamAway Team
Round 1 Playoffs
29.06.2007Marion Mayhem68Muskegon Thunder57
30.06.2007Chicago Slaughter60Miami Silverbacks26
Quarter-Finals
07.07.2007Rochester Raiders76Chesapeake Tide43
07.07.2007Kalamazoo Xplosion51Chicago Slaughter40
07.07.2007New England Surge58Lehigh Valley Outlawz34
07.07.2007Port Huron Pirates70Marion Mayhem20
Semi-Finals
13.07.2007Port Huron Pirates37Kalamazoo Xplosion29
14.07.2007Rochester Raiders80Lehigh Valley Outlawz45
Championship Game
28.07.2007Port Huron Pirates27Rochester Raiders37
Continental Indoor Football League Playoffs 2007 [Ref: 2]

CIFL 2008

PWLTPFPAPct
GREAT LAKES CONFERENCE
Eastern Division
*Kalamazoo Xplosion121110544352.917
*Muskegon Thunder12570446484.417
Fort Wayne Freedom12570452513.417
Miami Valley Silverbacks12390432552.250
Western Division
*Chicago Slaughter12840551480.667
*Rock River Raptors12750600435.583
Milwaukee121110379650.083
ATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Eastern Division
*New England Surge11830465375.727
*Lehigh Valley Outlawz11650404375.556
New Jersey12390353602.250
Chesapeake Tide122100431625.167
Western Division
*Saginaw Sting121020629389.833
*Marion Mayhem12750540472.583
Flint121110315562.083
Rochester Raiders #1212005652401.000
Continental Indoor Football League Standings 2008 [Ref: 1]
DateHome TeamAway Team
Great Lakes Playoffs
2008Kalamazoo Xplosion50Muskegon Thunder33
2008Rock River Raptors54Chicago Slaughter39
Atlantic Playoffs
2008Lehigh Valley Outlawz27New England Surge21
2008Saginaw Sting41Marion Mayhem34
Great Lakes Championship
2008Kalamazoo Xplosion56Rock River Raptors42
Atlantic Championship
2008Saginaw Sting59Lehigh Valley Outlawz25
CIFL Championship
2008Saginaw Sting41Kalamazoo Xplosion37
Continental Indoor Football League Playoffs 2008 [Ref: 4]

CIFL 2009

PWLTPFPAPct
Western Division
*Chicago Slaughter1212001.000
*Wisconsin Wolfpack12750.583
Rock River Raptors12750.583
Milwaukee Bonecrushers11380.278
Eastern Division
*Marion Mayhem12930.750
*Fort Wayne Freedom11650.566
Wheeling Wildcats122100.083
Miami Valley Silverbacks9090.000
Continental Indoor Football League Standings 2009 [Ref: 5-7]
DateHome TeamAway Team
Playoffs
20.06.2009Chicago Slaughter63Wisconsin Wolfpack19
20.06.2009Fort Wayne Freedom49Marion Mayhem40
CIFL Championship
27.06.2009Chicago Slaughter58Fort Wayne Freedom48
Continental Indoor Football League Playoffs 2009 [Ref: 5]

CIFL 2010

PWLTPFPAPct
*Cincinnati Commandos10910493294.900
*Wisconsin Wolfpack10820347213.800
Fort Wayne FireHawks10640296267.600
Miami Valley Silverbacks10460307354.400
Chicago Cardinals100100205521.000
Marion Mayhem #10370202201.300
Continental Indoor Football League Standings 2010 [Ref: 8]

CIFL 2011

PWLTPFPAPct
*Cinncinnati Commanders99004641581.000
*Marion Blue Racers10820455218.800
Dayton8350264244.375
Chicago Knights8350233271.375
Fort Wayne FireHawks6240233279.333
Indianapolis909071620.000
Continental Indoor Football League Standings 2011 [Ref: 9]
DateHome TeamAway Team
Playoffs
04.06.2011Cincinnati Commanders71Chicago Knights13
07.06.2011Marion Blue Racers53Dayton Silverbacks18
CIFL Championship
11.06.2011Cincinnati Commanders44Marion Blue Racers29
Continental Indoor Football League Playoffs 2011 [Ref: 10-12]

CIFL 2012

PWLTPFPAPct
Dayton Silverbacks88003831851.000
Saginaw66003791501.000
Evansville7430313284.571
Port Huron8350296274.375
Indianapolis8170144462.125
Chicago Knights7070194353.000
Continental Indoor Football League Standings 2012 [Ref: 13]

Report

The Continental Indoor Football League was formed in 2007 out of the Great Lakes Football League, after it gained teams from the Atlantic Region of the United States of America.

Rochester Raiders won the first CIFL Championship 37-27 against the Port Huron Pirates. in 2008 Saginaw Sting won 41-37 over Port Huron Pirates in the Championship Game.

The League lost half its teams in 2009, while Chicago Slaughter won the Championship Game 58-48 against Fort Wayne Freedom. In 2010 the Slaughter were replaced by the Chicago Cardinals, with the 2010 and 2011 Championships won by the Cincinnati Commanders. The League disbanded after the 2012 season.

References

Internet Archive

[1] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2007) 2007 Standings [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20071012094438/http://www.continentalindoorfootball.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=21&Itemid=47 [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[2] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2007) 2007 Team schedules [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20071012094144/http://www.continentalindoorfootball.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=23&Itemid=49 [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[3] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2008) 2008 Standings [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20081223091507/http://www.continentalindoorfootball.com/standings/  [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[4] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2009) 2008 Year in Review [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20090530144902/http://www.continentalindoorfootball.com/newsite/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=7&Itemid=49  [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[5] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2010) News P. 63 [Internet] Available from:https://web.archive.org/web/20100920224127/http://ciflfootball.com/ciflwebsite/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1&limitstart=63  [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[6] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2010) News p. 66 [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20100920224143/http://ciflfootball.com/ciflwebsite/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1&limitstart=66  [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[7] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2010) News p. 69  [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20100920224136/http://ciflfootball.com/ciflwebsite/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1&limitstart=69  [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[8] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2008) 2010 Standings  [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20101217093456/http://www.ciflfootball.com/standings/index.php [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[9] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2008) 2010 Standings [2011] [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20111009104957/http://www.ciflfootball.com/standings/index.php [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[10] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2008) News P. 42 [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20120811051050/http://ciflfootball.com/ciflwebsite/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=1&limitstart=42[Accessed 25 May 2020]

[11] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2008) News Item 54 [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20120514165131/http://ciflfootball.com/ciflwebsite/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=551:commandos-punch-ticket-for-cifl-championship&catid=23:recaps&Itemid=54 [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[12] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2008) News Item 54 [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20120509010436/http://ciflfootball.com/ciflwebsite/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=552:blue-racers-win-advance-to-title-game&catid=23:recaps&Itemid=54 [Accessed 25 May 2020]

[13] Continental Indoor Football League | Wayback Machine (2008) 2012 Standings [2011] [Internet] Available from: https://web.archive.org/web/20120503220546/http://www.ciflfootball.com/standings/index.php [Accessed 25 May 2020]

Images

[14] Continental Indoor Football Leagueotball League | Wayback Machine (2014) cifl [Internet] Available from:https://web.archive.org/web/20101217093456im_/http://www.ciflfootball.com/schedule/cifl.jpg [Accessed 25 May 2020]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Bart Barden

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