LFA Mexico

American Football was first introduced to Mexico in the late 1800s, and the first Mexican College Championship in 1929 or 1933. Today the Liga de Futbol Americano (LFA) is the Major American Football League for Mexico and Latin America. The sport is played throughout Latin America and the Caribbean with most countries other than Mexico being recent converts to the game.

Mexican American Football

From the first College Championship in the 1930s to the most recent Professional League: Liga de Futbol Americano, the history of American Football in Mexico is the longest in the World outside of USA and Canada. This is a record of 11v11 American Football: for the Arena Indoor (8v8) version of the game which is more popular in Mexico than anywhere else see: Arena Indoor Football; For all Women’s American Football including Mexican Women’s Football see: Women’s American Football; For Flag Football see: Flag Football World

Liga de Futbol Americano (Mexico) Logo 2020
Liga de Futbol Americano (Mexico) Logo 2020

Picture Credit: [1] Liga Football Americano Mexico (2019) LFA 2018 Logo [Internet] Available from: https://i1.wp.com/lfa.mx/2018/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/LFAlogonew.png?fit=734%2C734&ssl=1 %5BAccessed 1 August 2018]

Mexican Pro-Leagues

LFA; FAM; FAMA; OMFA

Major Mexican American Football Leagues:

Liga Futbol Americano (Mexico) 2016-2019

Liga Football Americano (Mexico) (Seasons):

2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016

AAA Mexican American Football Leagues:

Futbol Americano de Mexico

Futbol Americano de Mexico 2019-Present

2021 2020 2019

Futbol Americano (Mexico) Asociacion FAMA

Futbol Americano (Mexico) Asociacion 2014-2016

2016 2014

Organisation Mexicano de Futbol Americano OMFA Pro (seasons):

2013 2011 2010

Liga Nacional Master (seasons):

2008

Liga de Futbol Americano (Mexico) Logo 2020
Liga de Futbol Americano (Mexico) Logo 2020

Picture Credit: [1] Liga Football Americano Mexico (2019) LFA 2018 Logo [Internet] Available from: https://i1.wp.com/lfa.mx/2018/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/LFAlogonew.png?fit=734%2C734&ssl=1 %5BAccessed 1 August 2018]

ONEFA Logo
ONEFA Logo [Reference: 2]

ONEFA – Organizacion Nacional Estudiantil de Futbol Americano – is the leading National Organisation for American Football in Public Universities in Mexico.

The ONEFA Championship was considered the National Championship from 1933 onwards until the CONADEIP organisation of Private Colleges split away from the ONEFA Public Universities body.

The AMFA Poll is now used to decide the Mexican College Champions and the CONADEIP v ONEFA All-Star game is one of the new highlights of Mexican College Football.

Picture Credit: [2] ONEFA (2020) ONEFA Logo [Internet] Available from: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/PpcJl5QlfPoMSO4T5EdZd4ou8LwusCaoqw0_cjYcC2_CTplUWHkQJTa9S-DKMPI-FrkqeXFWoppz6Rha95yr [Accessed 11 May 2020]

ONEFA & Junior Colleges

ONEFA; OEFA

ONEFA (Mexican Public Universities & Junior Colleges)

ONEFA Liga Mayor (Major League)

ONEFA Liga Mayor Conferencia Diez Grandes (Big 10 Mexico) 2003-2004

ONEFA Liga Mayor Conferencia de los Diez Grandes (ONEFA Mexico Major League Big 10) 1996-1999

ONEFA Liga Mayor (Seasons): 2019

ONEFA Under 15

OEFA Baja California

OEFA College (20-25 y.o.): OEFA College Bowls (Baja California College Football) 2004-2015

OEFA Varsity (17-19 y.o.) (Seasons): 2019

CONADEIP Logo

[3] CONADEIP (2019) logo [Internet] Available from: http://conadeipfba.org.mx/images/logo.png [Accessed 15 December 2019]

CONADEIP Mexican Private Colleges

CONADEIP

CONADEIP Primera Fuerza (Premier League)

CONADEIP Primera Fuerza (Mexican College American Football) 2013-2014

CONADEIP (Seasons): 2019-20

CONADEIP Categoria Juvenil Finals

CONADEIP Categoria Juvenil (Mexican Junior College Football) Finals 2013-Present

CONADEIP Categoria Juvenil (Junior College)

CONADEIP Categoria Juvenil (Mexican Junior College Football) 2015-2016

Federation Mexicana de Football Americano

FMFA State Leagues

Mexican State Leagues:

Chihuahua:

Asociacion de Football Americano de Chihuahua 2019

Edomex (Estado de Mexico):

Football Americano del Estado de Mexico A.C. (FADEMAC) | Liga Mayor 2019

Distrito Federal / Puebla:

LEXFA Arena Indoor Mexican Football Master 11 2014-2017

LEXFA Master (Seasons): 2019

Latin American Football Leagues

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This is a record of Latin American Gridiron (American Football) Leagues. American Football is known as Football Americano, or just simply Football, in Latin America, as opposed to Futbol, which is the Spanish name for Soccer.

The sport was first played in Mexico in the late 19th Century, and leagues first started appearing in Mexico in the 1940s. In the 2000s the first Kitted American Football Leagues started in Argentina and Brazil, and are now played everywhere in Latin America.

Brazil

Campeonato Estadiaus (State Championships)

Amazonas Campeonato Amazonense (Seasons): 2019

Candango (Goias-Brasilia) Campeonato Candango (Seasons): 2019

Santa Catarina Campeonato Catarinense (Seasons): 2020

Carioca (Rio de Janeiro) Campeonato Carioca de Futebol Americano (Seasons): 2019

Gaucho (Rio Grande do Sul) Campeonato Gaucho de Futebol Americano (Seasons): 2020

Mato-Grosseto Campeonato Mato-Grossense de Football Americano (Seasons): 2018

Paulista (Sao Paulo) Sao Paulo Football League Diamond Series (Seasons): 2019

Mineiro (Minas Gerais) Minas Gerais Football League (Seasons): 2020

Argentina

Football Americano Argentina Liga Mayor (Overviews):

Football Americano Argentina Liga Mayor 2012-2019

Guatemala

Liga Asociacion Guatemalteca de Football Americano (Overviews):

Asociacion Guatemalteca de Football Americano 2015-2017